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On Feb. 10, 1944, 2nd Lt. Ellen Ainsworth, a 24-year-old nurse from Glenwood City, was hit by enemy fire while attempting to save her patients during heavy artillery shelling at the 56th Evacuation Hospital in Anzio, Italy. Ainsworth died six days later from her wounds and was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart and the Red Cross Bronze medals.

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Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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