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November 19, 2017
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
DULUTH — Best friends since sixth grade, Amber Nielsen and Holly Breeden decided to enlist together in the Wisconsin Army National Guard...
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 17, 2017
Minnesota DNR to host veteran employment seminar
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans a veteran employment seminar Jan. 3 in St. Paul. Many veterans want to work in a natural resources environment, and many military skills translate into DNR positions, according to a DNR news release. "If you've served in the military,...
November 17, 2017 - 11:30am
November 16, 2017
Minn. DNR plans employment seminar for veterans
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a veteran employment seminar Jan. 3 in St. Paul, noting that many veterans want to work in a natural resources environment and many military skills translate into DNR positions. “If you’ve served in the military,...
November 16, 2017 - 3:01pm
November 13, 2017
Brainerd recognizes vets for another year
Brainerd High School students and the community at large sat down Friday to hear how Bob Uppgaard helped make sure U.S. troops had enough supplies...
November 13, 2017 - 11:56am
November 11, 2017
Klobuchar hears concerns facing Northland veterans
CLOQUET, Minn. — Traveling to the Twin Ports VA Clinic to see a doctor can be difficult for veterans living in rural Carlton County, county...
November 11, 2017 - 8:04pm
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
Janet Baril knows a lot about her brother Donald Baer's time in the U.S. Army before and during the Korean War. She knows what unit he was in:...
November 11, 2017 - 7:00am
November 10, 2017
Veteran's program helps former service members transition to civilian life
DULUTH, Minn.—Seven veterans recently returned from a week of backpacking together in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
November 10, 2017 - 11:38am
Bethlehem Lutheran Church is honoring veterans in November
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 Eighth Ave. NE, Brainerd, is honoring its veterans in the month of November with a display in the narthex. Many members of Bethlehem, who have served from World War II to the present, have shared their uniforms, medals, photos, maps, books and more for...
November 10, 2017 - 10:30am
November 9, 2017
More veterans and military members are putting VA loans into service to buy homes
WASHINGTON - For most of his life, Marrio Pearson gave little thought to being a homeowner. If the 45-year-old U.S. Army veteran thought about...
November 9, 2017 - 8:06am
Reader Opinion: We are grateful for your service
Thank you, dear veterans of our armed services. No matter where you served or for how long—no matter the branch of the service—we citizens are extremely grateful for all you have done for the country. You did this at great sacrifice and personal risk. For that you deserve...
November 9, 2017 - 7:30am
October 26, 2017
Guest Opinion: Kelly's remarks were about sacrifice - not politics
SAN DIEGO—As if our country weren't divided enough already—red vs. blue, rich vs. poor, urban vs. rural, those who kneel vs. those...
October 26, 2017 - 10:30am
October 20, 2017
Staples man seeks to unite veterans among class of '61
A Staples High School alumnus put a year's worth of work trying to honor fellow veterans among his 1961 graduating class. Roger Randgaard, 74,...
October 20, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 18, 2017
Campaign seeks to highlight service of Minnesota's women veterans
ST. PAUL — A new campaign is spotlighting the contributions and experiences of women veterans in Minnesota. The "I Am Not Invisible" campaign, announced this week, will share stories of female veterans through public service announcements and a photography exhibit. "It's an avenue...
October 18, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 17, 2017
Reader Opinion: Seek the lord
"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me." Psalm 23:4. Words the persecuted church cleaves to as they face the enemies of Christ, who would rather die than deny! Bless them now and us when that day comes when we need to...
October 17, 2017 - 8:30am
September 25, 2017
Photo of 97-year-old WWII veteran taking a knee goes viral
In response to several tweets on the issue over the weekend from President Donald Trump, a lot of people--famous and not--took to Twitter voicing...
September 25, 2017 - 1:07pm