Weather Forecast


Ex- Cardinal Nelson to be inducted into Space Hall of Fame: Mustangs rally

Email News Alerts

George Nelson, a three-sport athlete at Willmar High School, will be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on May 2.

He graduated in a class of 301 students in 1968. His nickname, "Pinky," remained with him in space and through life.


Classmate Riley Nelson, a retired dentist and university instructor, attended all three of his best friend's orbital flights.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.