Arvid Erickson, a World War II veteran who served in the South Pacific, was among those who came Saturday to see the B-25. The bomb emblems below him signify the missions the "Miss Mitchell'' flew without the loss of a crew member's life. The original Miss Mitchell completed over 140 combat missions without a crew fatality, according to information from the Minnesota Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
'Miss Mitchell' serves a new mission
GRANITE FALLS -- For the last 17 years, a World War II-era bomber has continued to fly missions.
It flies from a base in South St. Paul to communities across Minnesota and beyond.
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