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River Valley Media Group celebrates military heroes in La Crosse, Chippewa and Winona area
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River Valley Media Group celebrates military heroes in La Crosse, Chippewa and Winona area

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For the second year, the River Valley Media Group has featured stories of local service members who have served their country and community.

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We saluted reader-nominated veterans from western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota during August in the Wednesday and weekend editions — our second year of featuring Stories of Honor.

Stories of Honor: Profiles of military heroes celebrated in 2020

The River Valley Media Group saluted reader-nominated veterans from western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota during August in the Wednesday and Sunday editions – our second year of featuring Stories of Honor.

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Although he received various medals for his service, the achievement Dave Turner is most proud of his tour in Vietnam was having kept his troo…

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Seven decades later, Lorenz “L.P.” Pinski, still remembers waking up on a stretcher while serving in Europe during World War II.

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As Lawrence “Larry” Hubert was making his way overseas during World War II, the atomic bomb dropped – and just like that, the war was over.

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In 1939, George E. Shaver was a 21-year-old student working at the Kinney Shoe Company in Eau Claire and attending Eau Claire State Teachers College.

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Tom Ostlund’s parents didn’t share much information about their military service with their children.

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A native of Stanley, Wisconsin, is using his military experience to inform the success of his personal and professional life.

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Although Kenneth G. Spencer didn’t see combat in World War II or realize his hopes of becoming a fighter pilot, he was on the cutting edge of …

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Stories of Honor is an exclusive series spotlighting 11 military heroes from our region who were nominated by our readers to honor their brave…

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Stories of Honor is an exclusive series spotlighting 11 military heroes from our region who were nominated by our readers to honor their brave…

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Stories of Honor is an exclusive series spotlighting 11 military heroes from our region who were nominated by our readers to honor their brave…

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