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January 16, 2018
Curator Briana Fiandt, left, and Executive Director Hayes Scriven examine artillery items in the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center collection Thursday. The majority are stamped "empty" or visibly empty. The Marathon County Bomb Squad was called in last week to test a combustion fuse that had no stamp on it, and no notes on file stating whether it was live or inert. (Maria Lockwood /
Questionable fuse brings bomb squad to Superior
January 16, 2018 - 8:14am
Grants help Bong Center fund improvements, program
January 16, 2018 - 8:06am
December 29, 2017
SCCU members, staff lend hand to Honor Flight Northland
December 29, 2017 - 7:52am
December 22, 2017
In the service
December 22, 2017 - 8:09am
December 7, 2017
Flags fly at half staff in memory of Pearl Harbor
December 7, 2017 - 9:06am
December 6, 2017
Members from the 178th and 179th Airlift Wings from Ohio respond to hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico unpacking supplies for mobile kitchens. The Duluth 148th is part of the same ongoing effort. Photo by Master Sgt. Lisa Francis
From the Northland to Puerto Rico: 148th members helping with hurricane relief
December 6, 2017 - 9:01am
December 5, 2017
During the Boxes for Our Troops activity Friday at Solon Springs School, Russ Hagberg, vice commander of the Lockman-Jensen American Legion Post 499, helps fourth-grader Emmett Patel pack requested items, including candy, wet wipes and coffee, in a box that will be sent to an active member of the military who won’t be home for Christmas. Maria Lockwood
Sending holiday cheer to the troops
December 5, 2017 - 8:58am
In the service
December 5, 2017 - 7:00am
December 4, 2017
Bong Center programs honor, gift veterans
December 4, 2017 - 11:37am
November 28, 2017
Flag raising honors Superior veteran, police chief
November 28, 2017 - 7:00am
November 10, 2017
Korean war vet ID'd 67 years after battle
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
October 27, 2017
Staff Sgt. David Daley, front, is pictured with other members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation Unit in Iraq recently. Daley, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, is serving his fifth deployment overseas. It’s his first deployment with the Madison-based unit. Fellow students are collecting snacks, books and other reminders of home to send to Daley. Submitted photo
UWS collects reminders of home for overseas veteran
October 27, 2017 - 7:00am
October 20, 2017
Trainer John Moder (right) assists veterans during a workout with Strong Compass, a nonprofit that helps veterans readjust to civilian life. Photo courtesy Strong Compass
Strong Compass helps veterans readjust to civilian life
October 20, 2017 - 8:58am
October 6, 2017
Brad Bennett, commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 56, left, pins a Purple Heart on Jerry Carswell at Benna Ford Roush in Superior on Tuesday afternoon. Carswell, a Huey helicopter crew chief in the U.S. Army, was only issued the Purple Heart he should have received after he was injured in 1969 in Pleiku, Vietnam. Jed Carlson /
Veteran gets long-overdue Purple Heart
October 6, 2017 - 7:00am
September 29, 2017
Cheer for center named for local hero to honor vets
September 29, 2017 - 8:52am