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What’s that business? Veterans on the Lake

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ken Vogel

chronicle@lcnewschronicle.com

Nestled in the towering pines of northeastern Lake County, Veterans on the Lake Resort provides barrier-free fishing, hunting and outdoor exploration for persons with disabilities.

Located just outside…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Iowa veterans conference planned

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa will host the 5th annual Iowa’s Statewide Veterans Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 29 in the second floor ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union.
The conference theme is “Women of the Military,” …continue reading on dglobe.com

Veterans Stand Down planned in Wagner

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WAGNER — Giving veterans and their families a hand up and not a hand out is the goal of the fourth annual Veterans Stand Down in Wagner on Sept. 11.

The stand down will be held at the Armory at 610 E. S.D. Highway 46 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Blind vet paddles kayak through Montana’s whitewater rapids

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

EMIGRANT, Mont. — Eric Marts had never touched a kayak, let alone fathomed paddling the one-man boat through raging whitewater rapids — until, strangely enough, he lost his eyesight.
“To be honest, if I could see, I’d probably look at that w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blind vet paddles kayak through Montana’s whitewater rapids

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

EMIGRANT, Mont. — Eric Marts had never touched a kayak, let alone fathomed paddling the one-man boat through raging whitewater rapids — until, strangely enough, he lost his eyesight.
“To be honest, if I could see, I’d probably look at that w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota tied for 36th in patriotism; Minnesota ranks 49th

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A new state ranking, whose accuracy we can debate while grilling hot dogs and setting off fireworks, declares that the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota is 49th out of the 50 states in terms of patriotism.
The only state having a harder time…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven, VA director host roundtable to discuss veteran health-care concerns

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

A key piece of federal legislation expected to pass in the next several weeks could ease some of the red tape around local Veterans Affairs clinics and private providers of medical services for veterans.
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., held a roundtable i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veterans’ health bill talks begin

June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Derek Wallbank and James Rowley

WASHINGTON — House and Senate lawmakers began negotiations Tuesday on the central question holding up legislation to reduce waiting times at U.S. Veterans Affairs hospitals — how to pay for it.

Republicans…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Thune: SD veterans wait longest for mental health treatment

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

In the era of post-traumatic stress disorder, high suicide rates and brain injuries resulting from combat, military veterans in South Dakota wait the longest in the Great Plains region for a mental health appointment, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said We…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘The highest status’

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

MIKE NOWATZKI
Forum News Service

BISMARCK, N.D. — Akíchita.
The Lakota word means “warrior,” and President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will discover just how much that means to North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fri…continue reading on dglobe.com