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April 18, 2018
Governor Mark Dayton
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
April 18, 2018 - 5:44pm
April 10, 2018
The 32 replica dog tags of the soldiers from the 194th Tank Battalion Company A who died in combat, as a prisoner of war or the Death March are positioned on a scabbard of a sword after the Fall of Bataan 76th Anniversary Wreath Laying Ceremony Monday, April 9. Each soldier’s name was read and during a ceremony at the Brainerd National Guard Armory. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery
Bataan memorial service honors Brainerd armed forces
April 10, 2018 - 4:00am
April 9, 2018
HUD, VA team up to help 100 homeless veterans find permanent homes in Minnesota
April 9, 2018 - 11:30am
Reader Opinion: Veterans
April 9, 2018 - 8:30am
March 30, 2018
Jenny Pacanowski carries her puppy after leading a writing workshop for combat women with her organization Females Veterans Empowered to Transition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Must credit: Photo by Mark Makela for The Washington Post
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 28, 2018
Vietnam-era veterans recognition and town hall meeting planned in Brainerd
March 28, 2018 - 4:30am
March 23, 2018
FILE -- An Amtrak Acela Express train near Old Saybrook, Conn., May 15, 2015. Passengers on an Amtrak train were stuck on the tracks north of Manhattan without power or heat for several hours early on Feb.10 in below-freezing temperatures because of an “overhead power issue,” an Amtrak spokeswoman said. (Michael Appleton/The New York Times/Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
March 23, 2018 - 10:27am
Representative Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored a bill that could help veterans.
Lueck's bill related to veterans advances
March 23, 2018 - 9:00am
January 15, 2018
Jefferson Keel, a Native American Vietnam vet, who was awarded a Bronze Star, looks at an exhibit dedicated to Native American vets at the Museum of the American Indian. Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez.
Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall
January 15, 2018 - 9:44am
December 31, 2017
Bill Bongs of Ironton talks recently about his intricate wooden dome clock he created which has a prominent place in his living room. Bongs started with a scroll saw and a set of plans, the Korean War veteran has made over 30 clocks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery
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Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
December 31, 2017 - 4:00am
December 25, 2017
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday season. Submitted Photo
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 24, 2017
Duluth Warriors hockey players Brett Jelinek (left) and Kevin Kroll laugh together after an impromptu wrestling match on the ice while Matt Caple adjusts his goalie pads at Superior Ice Arena. Being together on the team allows the players to experience the sense of brotherhood that they shared while in the military. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
SOLIDARITY ON SKATES: Duluth Warriors offer way for servicemen to reconnect through hockey
December 24, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 22, 2017
This 1941 edition of the Brainerd Dispatch heralded an upcoming event to make phonograph records of family members to send to service members stationed overseas. Jim Knudsen, nephew of World War II participant Julius Knudsen, recently uncovered one such record. Zach Kayser / Brainerd Dispatch
Mysterious recordings reveal Brainerd WWII history
December 22, 2017 - 8:00am
December 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: An act of kindness
December 8, 2017 - 9:30am
November 19, 2017
Amber Nielsen and Holly Breeden pose with a photo from when they enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.  Nielsen and Breeden, both of Superior enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard together as 11th graders. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am