navy

Howard Seiple flew in this storm-chasing plane over three continents By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Howard Seiple, Little Falls, did what many veterans only dream about. He was able to fly in the same type of plane, a B-17G Flying Fortress, that he flew in when serving in the 1950s. “While it was a thrill to [...]

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Internationally-known artist Charles Kapsner of Little Falls, will unveil the second of five paintings honoring veterans at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery administration building, Tuesday, May 20. The 8-foot by 10-foot painting focusing on the Navy will be permanently installed on a wall inside the Committal Hall, next to the first painting honoring Army veterans. [...]

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Navy seaman Gabrielle Mrosla encounters good Samaritans by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer GMSN Gabrielle Mrosla of Upsala entered the Navy in April 2013. She graduated from boot camp and “A” school at Naval Station Great Lakes in Chicago, Ill. While on her way to a new command at Gulfport, Miss., flying from Minnesota, Mrosla encountered [...]

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Bus takes friends and family from Little Falls to the game by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Since the Minnesota Twins moved to their new ballpark in 2010, the team honors veterans by inviting them to raise the flag prior to home games. Ray Stumpf of Little Falls was honored Saturday, April 13, as he [...]

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Maria LeMieur moving from Guam to North Carolina by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Maria LeMieur left Little Falls in May 2010 as a fresh U.S. Navy recruit, and returned on leave in December 2012 between assignments as a seasoned military service member. After graduating from Little Falls Community High School in 2007, LeMieur, daughter of [...]

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