Colorado, Illinois youth hold lead to capture Legion air rifle titles

Colorado, Illinois youth hold lead to capture Legion air rifle titles

Precision shooter Emily Stith of Colorado Springs and sporter Hailey Smith of Winthrop Harbor each earned a $5,000 scholarship and trip to national convention for claiming first-place.

Boys Nation Day 1: ‘Welcome to Washington, Senators’

Boys Nation Day 1: ‘Welcome to Washington, Senators’

The 98 delegates to American Legion Boys Nation arrived in the Washington, D.C., area on Friday as the program’s 71st annual session got underway.

Commander Schmidt sends get well wishes to Sen. McCain

Commander Schmidt sends get well wishes to Sen. McCain

Commander offers best wishes after McCain diagnosed with brain cancer.