Veteran of the Year
Larry Johnson, right, of River Falls has been named the 2009 Le Veteran de L'Anne (Veteran of the Year) by Pierce County Voiture 904 of the 40 & 8. Johnson joined the Air Force in 1966 and was discharged in 1969.
He is a member of the Fletcher Pechacek Post 121 of the American Legion, and manages the Legion's bar.
Johnson is involved in the Flags for First Graders program. With Johnson is fellow veteran Doug Raeshler.