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Serving honorably: Veteran gets medals 60 years late

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It may have taken 60 years, but World War II veteran Mel Klotz, 87, has received his medals of honor.

After serving 18 months on Papua New Guinea during WWII, Klotz, of Detroit Lakes, earned three medals -- Army Good Conduct, Asiatic Pacific Campaign and Victory World War II.

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