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Vet to receive WWII medals during Spicer, Minn., ceremony

WILLMAR -- Ruben Hoglund will be recognized and will receive his World War II medals at 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion in Spicer.

After 61 years, Hoglund will receive the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, the World War II Victory Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, marksman badge with rifle bar and an honorable service lapel button for his service during the war.

Hoglund is a lifelong member of the Spicer Legion.