Brothers Quentin, Earl, and Harold Gifford, who grew up in Mankato, all served the United States in World War II. Quentin Gifford, 75 years after being killed on the USS Oklahoma, is finally coming home to Minnesota. Read the full story below and in the Aug. 18 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch.
Paul Betker (Darwin) Todd Gower (New York City), Lori O’Shea, Amy O’Shea (Washington, DC), Michael O’Shea, Kathy Hurley, and Wayne Hurley (California) stopped for a commemorative photo in front of the Twine Ball before the parade. Lori’s dad grew up in Hutchinson, but raised his family in California, and they vacationed in the Darwin area every summer. Look for more pictures at photos.dasselcokato.com and in the Aug. 18 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch.
The Iron Horse Grill and Saloon changed its name to “IronHeadz,” which was announced at the 10th annual street dance Aug. 12.