Updated: 10/18/2013 - It's a trip of a lifetime for our nation's heroes. On Monday more than 90 local vets will take off on the 14th mission of The Never Forgotten Honor Flight. While the trip is free to veterans, guardians do have to pay for the honor of escorting them. But thanks to one Merrill business, a local vet and his guardian will both take the trip for free.
Updated: 10/05/2013 - For many of our veterans, The Never Forgotten Honor Flight is the most important mission they will ever fly. It gives them a chance to share long lost memories and heal from the wounds of war. But as the government remains shutdown so do the monuments built to honor them.
Updated: 05/27/2013 - From parades to cookouts, many of us are marking Memorial Day celebrating our freedom and the men and women who died for it. While many veterans don't like to share their experiences, The Never Forgotten Honor Flight has a way of getting many of them to open up, some for the very first time.
Updated: 12/07/2012 - What started as a three minute clip on YouTube is now a feature length film opening to rave reviews. "Honor Flight" documents the journies of four WWII veterans and a group of Midwest volunteers as they race against the clock to give them a trip of a lifetime.
Updated: 12/04/2012 - A documentary chronicling the events of the Honor Flight trip will be shown at Cedar Creek Cinemas on Wednesday, December 5 through Friday, December 7.
Updated: 11/12/2012 - They were surprised during Monday's Veterans Day celebration at the school complex, which this year centered around the organization that takes veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials made in their honor.
Posted: 09/22/2012 - As the 2012 Never Forgotten Honor Flight departs in just days, many things happen behind the scenes to pull such an amazing trip off for veterans.
Posted: 09/21/2012 - Gene Habeck is one of those veterans headed to DC who didn’t see any action in the World War 2 but still served this country.
Updated: 05/06/2012 - On Monday, dozens of veterans will take off on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. They'll fly to Washington, D.C. to see memorial built in their honor.
Updated: 04/26/2012 - On Monday, 78 WWII and five Korean War veterans had the chance to fly out to Washington D.C. on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. The experience gave many of them the opportunity to see both the war memorials and Washington D.C. for the first time.
Updated: 04/23/2012 - Monday was an emotional day, not just for the dozens of veterans on the Honor Flight, but their spouses too. The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum put on a luncheon just for them. It wasn't just to entertain theses spouses or help them pass the time. Kathy Foley says, "But capture the stories of the spouses as well. They're going to engage in activities that are part of our "Spark" program, which are using artworks to spark or trigger memories."
Posted: 03/30/2012 - A Wisconsin woman will be the oldest veteran to fly on the Honor Flight to see to see monuments built in veterans' honor next month in Washington D.C.
Posted: 03/24/2012 - At the third annual Bull Falls Brewery 5K Run/Walk, more than double the number of participants signed up compared to the last two years.
Updated: 10/19/2011 - Making an appearance on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight trip was Mark Bradley, the son of John Bradley, the Antigo native whose likeness appears in the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C.
Updated: 10/19/2011 - 85 WWII veterans are back in Wisconsin after an emotional day in our nation's capital.
Updated: 10/18/2011 - It was a well deserved heroes welcome as another group of Honor Flight heroes returned home from visiting our nation's Capitol. The sixth Never Forgotten Honor Flight from North Central Wisconsin is in the history books as Monday 85 veterans experienced the most recent trip to Washington D.C.
Updated: 09/20/2011 - A corn maze in Hatley is raising money for the Honor Flight program. The Honor Flight sends veterans to Washington D.C. to see the WWII memorial and other cites free of charge, thanks to donations.
Updated: 09/20/2011 - Nearly 90 area veterans are back home after a trip to our nation's Capitol. They're the latest group to make the voyage, thanks to the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. The free, day trip gives veterans an opportunity to see the war monuments standing in their honor in Washington D.C. this trip was our area's fifth.