Antlered Deer in the forest

Missouri Department of Conservation reports November firearms deer harvest ends with 187,967

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 187,967 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season, Nov. 13-23. Of the 187,967 deer harvested, 101,501 were antlered bucks, 16,435 were button bucks, and 70,031 were does. The top harvest counties in the state were Franklin with […]

Friedrich Karl Berger (1959)

WWII Nazi concentration camp guard removed to Germany

A Tennessee resident with German citizenship was removed to Germany for participating in Nazi-sponsored acts of persecution while serving as an armed guard at a Nazi concentration camp in 1945. In February 2020, Friedrich Karl Berger, 95, was ordered removed from the U.S. based on his participation in Nazi-sponsored persecution while serving in Nazi Germany […]

Donald Woodard final

Remembering Donald Woodard and his military service to the United States

Lifetime Trenton resident and retired farmer, Donald Clark Woodard died at his home south of Trenton, Friday morning May 15th at 9:45 am. He was 96. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens on Thursday afternoon at 2 pm. Those wishing to attend are asked to bring lawn chairs. […]

Sidney Walton

Audio: One of America’s oldest WWII vets visits Missouri to fulfill goal of visiting 50 Capitols and governors

One of America’s oldest World War Two veterans spent Thursday touring Missouri’s Capitol and meeting with the governor. Sidney Walton, who just turned 100 years old, has the goal of visiting every state Capitol and meeting all 50 governors. His son, Paul, says they are traveling the country on their “No Regrets” tour.     […]

Donald Tolson

Services for PFC Donald Tolson, killed in WWII, held Saturday

The remains of a former Laredo resident killed in action during World War Two arrived Friday at Kansas City International Airport for a Saturday service. Marine Corps Private First Class Donald Tolson’s remains were identified at the Department of Defense Laboratory in Hawaii recently. Tolson attended Laredo public school for several years before his family […]

Military Veterans

Remains of former Laredo resident killed in action during WWII identified

The remains of a former Laredo resident killed in action during World War Two were identified at the Department of Defense laboratory in Hawaii recently. Marine Corps Pfc. Donald R. Tolson, killed during the battle of Tarawa in World War II, has now been accounted for. In November 1943, Tolson was assigned to Company F, […]

Former U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Art Albert salutes during the 72nd Anniversary of the End of World War II ceremony aboard the USS Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Sep. 2, 2017.

Commemoration of 72nd anniversary of the end of World War II held on USS Missouri

The ceremony to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the end of World War II began with the National Anthem and the raising of Old Glory aboard the USS Battleship Missouri Memorial, Sept. 2, 2017, exactly 72 years from the event that occurred aboard this historic vessel. The remembrance ceremony began at precisely 9:02 am, the […]