Vietnam War

Today Marks the 47th Anniversary of ‘Woodstock’
It was late summer in the year 1969.  The country was heavily involved in a very unpopular war in Vietnam and young people were protesting the war throughout the country.  They wanted peace and love, not war. What followed was “The Woodstock Music & Art Fair” in upstate New York.  Today marks th…
Honor Flight to Fly Their 1000th Veteran
On August 27, the next mission of the Great River Honor Flight program will head to Washington DC. This is the 32nd mission overall since the program started back in 2010 and will bring the total number of local veterans who have flown to Washington DC for free to over 1,000.  This mission will…
‘Four Dead in Ohio’ 45 Years Ago Today
It was May 4, 1970 when members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University demonstrators, killing four and wounding nine Kent State students in an event that triggered a nationwide student strike that forced hundreds of colleges and universities to close.  The impact…