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Other Views: The few, the proud, the enlisted

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

An interesting quirk about North Dakota and Minnesota is that comparatively few young people from these states wind up enlisting in the Armed Forces.
On this Veterans Day, maybe there are a few young people who’d consider changing that.
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Honoring veterans

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College is honoring veterans Tuesday in recognition of Veterans Day.

The school, recently recognized as a military friendly school, is offering the community a chance to pay tribute to local v…continue reading on dglobe.com

Veteran’s Day dinner

November 15, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Remembering the Price of Freedom

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

The sacrifices of those who gave all were given a salute of appreciation at Alexandria’s Veterans Day program Monday.

In a first for the program, young people were also in the spotlight. Three 5th grade winners of an essay contest – “What st…continue reading on echopress.com

Image: Song of patriotism

November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

Students in the Worthington Middle School Festival Choir perform during the Veterans Day program Monday afternoon at Worthington Middle School. At the piano is choir director Cindy Anderson and band instructor Mike Andersen. …continue reading on dglobe.com

Iraq, Afghanistan veteran speaks at Rock County banquet

November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Maj. Charles Erickson saw plenty during his tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, and he shared his experiences in pictures and in words Monday night.

Erickson, who is with the Minnesota Army Reserve’s 467th Civil Affairs Battalion, was the…continue reading on dglobe.com

State Attorney General Lori Swanson visits Windom for Veterans Day

November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — Dozens of veterans soaked up the applause that filled the Windom Area High School gymnasium Monday morning as students, faculty and community residents gathered to pay tribute to its nation’s heroes.

In this, its 28th year hosting a l…continue reading on dglobe.com

Serving those who served

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There are approximately 2.3 million members of the American Legion nationwide. Of those members, 56 were selected to complete a six-day National American Legion College course in Indianapolis.

Bill “Brock” Brockberg was one of …continue reading on dglobe.com

Serving those who served

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There are approximately 2.3 million members of the American Legion nationwide. Of those members, 56 were selected to complete a six-day National American Legion College course in Indianapolis.

Bill “Brock” Brockberg was one of …continue reading on dglobe.com

Veterans Day program has new twist

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

Veteran organizations need more members.

Young people should be more aware of the sacrifices veterans have made in defending the country’s freedom through the generations.

Cemetery associations are having a hard time maintaining graveyards wh…continue reading on echopress.com