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Mosquitoes making their presence felt

TOWN OF WRIGHTSTOWN – At the Apple Creek campground in the town of Wrightstown, it was a pleasant Tuesday afternoon. A stiff breeze keeping …

Future of Waupaca Co. dam being debated

Future of Waupaca Co. dam being debated

DAYTON – The future of a Waupaca County dam is being discussed in a hearing that started Tuesday. Waupaca County wants to remove the Little …

In this May 27, 2014 photo, World War II veteran Richard “Bert” King, 89, poses for a portrait at his home in Ambler, Pa. King took part in the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. When he was reminded about the upcoming 70th anniversary of D-Day, he quipped, “Geez, I’m getting old.”

At D-Day’s 70th, an overdue talk with a vet uncle

AMBLER, Pa. (AP) — My mother is the second-youngest of 14 children, and her five eldest siblings served overseas in World War II. They were …

This 1944 photo provided by Beth J. Harpaz, shows her father, David Jackendoff, while serving with the 101st Airborne Division in Europe. Jackendoff parachuted into Normandy with the 101st Airborne on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and later fought in Holland and Belgium. Though he died in 1993, wartime radio interviews with him and a TV interview of the 40th anniversary of D-Day preserved his stories.

70 years after D-Day, she hears dad’s stories anew

NEW YORK (AP) — Every night at dinner when I was young, my dad fought World War II all over again. He’d parachuted into Normandy with the 10…

Seven kayakers and canoeists are safe after a water rescue in Manitowoc County on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (WLUK)

Seven kayakers and canoeists rescued

MANITOWOC COUNTY – A group of kayakers and canoeists needed to be rescued Tuesday in Manitowoc County. Seven people were traveling down the …