World War I
Webster Groves resident Elsie Shemin-Roth (center) receives her late father’s Medal of Honor from President Obama.
Nearly a century after Sgt. William Shemin pulled wounded comrades to safety on a World War I battlefield, his heroism has finally earned him the nation’s highest service medal.
A monument honoring eight veterans buried in a Metro-East cemetery has been dedicated.
A northwest Iowa library is displaying what staff believe are original World War I-era posters hidden for decades in the building’s attic.