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Red Wing's Larson returning to Haiti

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Red Wing resident Jon Larson said the day he left Haiti after the earthquake that killed his cousin and best friend, Ben Splichal Larson, along with nearly a quarter million others last January, was one of the worst days of his life.


On Saturday, Jon, along with Ben's widow Renee Splichal Larson, left Minnesota to return to Haiti for the first time since Ben died.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.