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On the front lines: Erick Baumgart relives history as World War II re-enactor

October 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In real life, Erick Baumgart is an officer in the Worthington Police Department, a relative newcomer to the community, having moved here from Winona less than a year ago.
But on the occasional weekend, Baumgart assumes a different persona that of a World War II paratrooper in Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Continue Reading

SD authorities: Old West Re-enactor had Minn. felony record

July 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Authorities say a mock Old West gun battle participant in South Dakota who wounded three tourists by firing live ammunition instead of blanks has served more than five years in Minnesota prisons on multiple felony convictions.
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