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April 17, 2018
Expo connects veterans with resources
The University of Wisconsin-Superior and Douglas County host the fifth annual free Veterans Expo 3-7 p.m. April 24 in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room, 1605 Catlin Ave. The evening includes presentations from the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. Remarks will be made by...
April 17, 2018 - 7:40am
March 23, 2018
Guides offer veterans free fishing trip
Veterans are going on a free fishing trip with local guides as a token of appreciation for their service. This April, veterans in the Twin Ports area will be able to join fishing guides to catch steelhead on local streams and rivers. Meant as a donation to veterans to say "thank you"...
March 23, 2018 - 7:54am
March 13, 2018
Camp Bong offers lessons on military life
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Center for Continuing Education and Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center are teaming for the third-annual Camp Bong. Camp Bong is a sleepover experience at the Bong Veterans Center providing youth and adults the chance to meet veterans, engage...
March 13, 2018 - 8:46am
December 24, 2017
SOLIDARITY ON SKATES: Duluth Warriors offer way for servicemen to reconnect through hockey
DULUTH—When he left the Navy in 2007 after four years and three deployments, Nate Miller returned to his hometown of St. Cloud, Minn. Gathering...
December 24, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 12, 2017
Bong Center collects donations for veterans
In the spirit of the Holiday Season, the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, the Bong Book Club, Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 43 and auxiliary are again looking for donations for the Silver Bay Veterans Home in Minnesota. The program started 12 years ago to bring holiday...
December 12, 2017 - 8:40am
November 10, 2017
Veterans raise flag, honored at Northern Lights Elementary
The Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 Honor Guard pulled double duty on Friday morning in Superior. Not only did they raise a flag at...
November 10, 2017 - 1:48pm
November 3, 2017
Brule remembers the price of war
Basalt boulders from the heart of the Brule area will be the centerpiece of a proposed memorial that focuses on "The Price of War" — one...
November 3, 2017 - 7:00am
October 10, 2017
After years of searching Goodridge, Minn., man returns WWII vet's watch
GOODRIDGE, Minn.—A local Goodridge, Minn., man searching for the owner of a watch thought that answers would bring closure, but instead, the...
October 10, 2017 - 8:16am
September 25, 2017
Photo of 97-year-old WWII veteran taking a knee goes viral
In response to several tweets on the issue over the weekend from President Donald Trump, a lot of people--famous and not--took to Twitter voicing...
September 25, 2017 - 1:07pm
September 22, 2017
History of ordinary men, extraordinary acts
"I shoot down a couple here and there, and they give me a Congressional Medal and write big stories about me. War is hell." Those are the words from Maj. Dick Bong in a letter to his Mom on Dec. 17, 1944, fresh off of being awarded our nation's highest military honor. I have only...
September 22, 2017 - 7:00am
July 21, 2017
'The honor they deserve'
Standing near a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Sonny Hancock wore the modern-day regalia common to the soldiers of that...
July 21, 2017 - 12:29pm
July 17, 2017
Updated: Honoring sacrifices to heal
A story in Friday’s Telegram used a database of names appearing on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and their location on the Wall. Several Superior...
July 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
July 12, 2017
Long lost Duluth Marine to be interred on Saturday
DULUTH, Minn. — After shipping off to the Pacific theater following the attack of Pearl Harbor, U.S. Marine Sgt. James Joseph Hubert was...
July 12, 2017 - 11:36pm
June 14, 2017
Mayor proclaims Wednesday 'Tank Day'
The public is invited to attend a special M60A3 Tank Day and Flag Day celebration at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the Bong Center.
June 14, 2017 - 8:19am
May 26, 2017
Memorial Day services abound in Northland
Originally known as Decoration Day in the years following the Civil War, Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the...
May 26, 2017 - 7:00am