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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

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

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