EH? PLUS Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:00 PM
THE PERIPHERY A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ... Posted on 5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito... Posted on 4/22/13 at 4:56 PM
JUNIOR HOCKEY: The league-leading Minnesota Wilderness faces second-place Dryden (Ontario) at 7:30 p.m. today at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet in a Superior International Junior Hockey League game that will benefit the Defending the Blue Line organization.
U.S. Army Cpl. Brian Lewis can’t tell his family and friends back in the Northland specifics about what he’s doing during his deployment in a remote corner of Afghanistan, but they eagerly await his e-mails and occasional calls from the other side of the globe.
For the fourth year, the owners of Chub Lake Tree Farm near Carlton are participating in Trees for Troops, a nationwide effort by tree growers to provide Christmas trees to families who have someone deployed overseas.
Charlie Lembke actually served in two different wars: Korea and Vietnam.
A career Army man, Lembke was drafted almost as soon as he registered.
“I’m originally from upstate New York and I had to go to Canada to catch a bus to the county seat to register [for the draft],” he said. “By the time I got back, I already had my paper to report for a physical. They were short of people and the county had to meet its quota.”
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