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February 26, 2015
Eric Hendrickx/FOCUS The Wall of the Dead, a central feature of the “Always Lost” exhibit, spans across an entire wall of the gallery at Perham’s In Their Own Words Veterans Museum. The wall features a photograph and information about every U.S. military service member who has died in combat since 9/11.
Telling a somber truth: ‘Always Lost’ opens at ITOW
February 26, 2015 - 11:43am
November 14, 2014
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Paul Ceynowa, when he was about 19 or 20 years old and in the Marine Corps. Born and raised in Perham, he fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima and then settled down in Missouri before returning to the area about eight years ago.
Worth the wait: Perham veteran Paul Ceynowa, who witnessed the flag raising at Iwo Jima, is awarded combat medals nearly 70 years later
November 14, 2014 - 10:51am
October 12, 2014
1009_FRT_Quilts1 Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS Volunteers load the 1,200 quilts into a trailer and pick-up truck on Oct. 1 in preparation for the group’s quilt awarding trip to Ft. Bragg, N.C.
Quilts of Valor comforts veterans
October 12, 2014 - 8:42pm
May 2, 2014
Judy and Jack Mouritsen thanked Fred R. Smith, one of dozens of area veterans who showed up for a special showing of the 2012 documentary film, “Honor Flight.” More than three dozen veterans were pinned and thanked for their service in all branches of the military.
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Area veterans attend ‘Honor Flight’ film screening
May 2, 2014 - 9:31am
November 15, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Perham veterans give praise for a ‘job well done’
November 15, 2013 - 9:49am
September 26, 2013
Patriot dog teams will be honored this Sunday in DL
September 26, 2013 - 10:31am
May 29, 2013
Veterans Dr. William Rose, left, and Paul Ceynowa gave speeches to a small crowd at the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum on Memorial Day. Joe Bowen/FOCUS
Local veterans recount war ‘In Their Own Words
May 29, 2013 - 1:54pm
May 9, 2013
Luke Potts stands with the military displays he made for the Perham VFW and Auxiliary.
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Scout’s project will benefit local veterans
May 9, 2013 - 4:45pm
April 8, 2013
First Sgt. Ed Ahonen VVA Chapter 941, left, presents Ray J. Gross, of Fargo, with a thank-you medal Sunday at the Fargo Air Museum. Gross served in the Army from 1953-55. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Veterans of ‘Forgotten War’ remembered at Fargo event
April 8, 2013 - 2:07pm
July 20, 2012
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A new veterans memorial in Underwood will honor veterans from throughout Otter Tail County. At the site of the future memorial is Ron Shebeck of Underwood, a Vietnam veteran and major force in establishing the memorial.
New memorial in Underwood to honor all area veterans
July 20, 2012 - 8:00am
May 30, 2012
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A soldier with the Minnesota National Guard out of Moorhead salutes the new Veterans Memorial at Perham Village Cemetery during an unveiling ceremony Monday.
Saluting our soldiers
May 30, 2012 - 12:10pm
May 6, 2010
Navajo code talkers (and cousins) Preston and Frank Toledo at Ballarat, Australia, July 7, 1943.
Stories of Indian 'Code Talkers' revealed in Smithsonian exhibit at veterans museum
May 6, 2010 - 12:18pm
As the World War II and Korean War era veterans pass on, it is the Vietnam era veterans who are most numerous in the VFW ranks.  Two New York Mills VFW Post members, Mike Kawlewski, left; and Jerry Anderson, right; are pictured with visiting state VFW dignitary Steven Van Bergen who presented the Post with a 75th anniversary "Diamond Jubilee" award.
A 'Diamond Jubilee' for VFW Post 3289
May 6, 2010 - 11:47am
July 24, 2009
Fergus Falls Veterans Home to Break Ground on New Addition
July 24, 2009 - 6:02pm
May 27, 2009
Veterans of the Okinawa campaign, in the spring of 1945, gathered for a reunion at the 2009 Perham Memorial Day ceremony. Standing, Kenneth Aasness and LeRoy Quernemoen, Fergus Falls, with Irv Klinger, a resident at Perham Memorial Home.
Thanks to "The Bomb," Okinawa vets survive for Memorial Day in Perham, 64 years later
May 27, 2009 - 4:03pm