WWII

Special Delivery: Morgan Park Community Tracks Down Recipient of Letter Which Arrived 68 Years Late

The 68-year journey of a letter from Copenhagen, to Duluth and soon to its intended recipient's family in Ohio.

DULUTH, Minn.- With the help of social media and the community, one Morgan Park resident was able to learn more about the history of her house, while helping the previous residents reconnect with a lost loved one. “Tuesday night I was making dinner, the mail arrived as usual,” said Susan Nordin. After just moving to Morgan Park in October Nordin…

Fallen Duluth WWII Hero Honored With Exhibit, Documentary

Sgt. James Joseph Hubert was honored on what would have been his 100th birthday Thursday.

DULUTH, Minn.- A Duluth native marine killed in action during World War Two was honored by his hometown and family this week after his death in 1943. Marine Sgt. James Joseph Hubert was honored on what would have been his 100th birthday Thursday with a new traveling exhibit at the St. Louis County Historical Society’s Veterans Memorial Hall. Hubert’s nephew…

Four Duluth WWII Vets, One Undying Friendship

Four Longtime Friends and War Vets Reunite Once a Year In Hometown of Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.-A cocktail of nostalgia and joy is always served at reunions. Seeing old friends and sharing memories of a time long past. “It’s wonderful, it really brings back good memories, and bad,” said WWII Staff Sgt. Dave Hennings. Some of those memories are darker than others, riddled with violence, conflict, and strife. These four friends saw it all, serving…

Annual USO Variety Show Honors Military Veterans

Partial Proceeds Support Honor Flight Northland

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Superior is heading back to the 1040s this weekend as the USO Variety Show is performed for the tenth year. It’s a recreation of a USO radio show and canteen to remember the anniversary of Pearl Harbor and honor all World War II veterans. The show is co-produced by Time Arc Theatre and Twin Ports Stage. Featuring…