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Photo: Jennifer Stalcup. From left, Wayne Ballard, Bill Stockell and Ryan McPherson were awarded Purple Hearts after they were injured during military service. The men were among the Purple Heart recipients honored during Duluth's Memorial Day ceremony Saturday.

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Duluth recognizes local Purple Heart recipients

DULUTH -- It was a bloody season for Wayne Ballard.In early August 1966, a booby trap in Vietnam left shrapnel in his left leg. At the end of the month, it happened again.


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