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Families of the missing in action fight time and bureaucracy

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHAMBERSBURG Pa. — In April 1943, when Ronald Norford was 10, his older brother Robert enlisted in the U.S. Navy and shipped out on a submarine patrolling the waters off Japan as World War II was reaching full boil.
“My mother made me a white dr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hero in many languages

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Ten Worthington High School students stood before their classmates, veterans and guests in the WHS gymnasium Tuesday morning and provided the definition of a hero, each in their own language, as Americans honored and remembered on thi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Give thanks to U.S. veterans

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley

WASHINGTON — The 11th day of the 11th month is designated as Veterans Day.
Communities across the nation celebrate and pay tribute to hometown heroes, too many of whom have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to o…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Give thanks to U.S. veterans

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley

WASHINGTON — The 11th day of the 11th month is designated as Veterans Day.
Communities across the nation celebrate and pay tribute to hometown heroes, too many of whom have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to o…continue reading on dglobe.com

ND veterans’ writings published

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Pamela Knudson
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — “Warrior Words 2014,” a compilation of personal essays that capture veterans’ memories of military service, is available for sale at the Fire Hall Theatre in downtown Grand Forks and on Ama…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND veterans’ writings published

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Pamela Knudson
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — “Warrior Words 2014,” a compilation of personal essays that capture veterans’ memories of military service, is available for sale at the Fire Hall Theatre in downtown Grand Forks and on Ama…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Worthington schools observe Veterans Day

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

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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

Letter: Do Franken, Walz support our Korean vets?

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

By G.W. “Doc” Schwarz, Fulda

Before you vote for our present congressman, here is something you should consider. A research project was conducted in Australia on illnesses of their soldiers in Korea. There was considerably higher rat…continue reading on dglobe.com

Workforce opportunities top agenda

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — Tuesday’s Osceola County Board of Supervisors meeting was met without much controversy for the first time in a number of weeks. 

The board approved two initiatives through the state of Iowa for promoting and hiring a skille…continue reading on dglobe.com