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R.W. “Buzz”Kaplan: The Life of an Adventurer

A Book by Kristin Kaplan Holsworth OWATONNA, MINN. – There’s a new series of paperback books out on the life of the late Owatonna pilot, adventurer and industrialist, Reuben W. “Buzz” Kaplan. The author is Kaplan’s granddaughter, Kristin Kaplan Holsworth … Continue reading

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The “Lark of Duluth” Replica Celebrates Centennial of World’s First Commercial Airliner

DULUTH, MINN. – January 1, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the world’s first airline, St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line. In celebration, the “Lark of Duluth,” the Benoist Type XIV Flying Boat replica of the first airliner, which was built … Continue reading

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