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Chatter: A Legislative Budget Primer
The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which House and Senate finance committees pump out bill after bill to finance s...
3/27/17 at 8:09 AM Fair Celebrates Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans 8/31/16 at 12:11 PM
Political Chatter: Governing by the letter 6/6/16 at 9:47 AM
Service Members Treated to First-Class Kindness
I have a confession. People in uniform make me nervous. I'm fine with a doctor's coat or a fireman's jacket, but put a police officer's crisp navy shirt and peaked dress cap in front of me, and I get...
1/28/17 at 12:19 PM Using Kindness to Make up for Lost Time 9/24/16 at 7:12 AM
Overwhelming Kindness Requires No Thank You 10/25/14 at 1:43 PM
Are You a Veteran or Member of the Military?
C.O.R.E. Program Since 2008, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) to support military members, Veterans, and their families in ma...
12/28/16 at 7:46 AM Showing financial respect for veterans' service 11/11/15 at 2:00 PM
Don't Let Debt Keep You Down, Soldier 8/6/15 at 10:22 AM
ND Governor Asks for National Guard Assistance in Pipeline Protest
By Mike Nowatzki and Amy Dalrymple MANDAN, N.D. Gov. Jack Dalrymple took the extraordinary step Thursday of activating the North Dakota National Guard to support civilian authorities dealing with th...
9/8/16 at 7:47 PM
Listen to an Interview With the Last Surviving Union Civil War Veteran
Today (Aug. 2, 2016) is the 60th anniversary of the death of Albert Woolson, a Duluth resident who was the last surviving Union Civil War veteran. Woolson died in Duluth on Aug. 2, 1956, at the age ...
8/2/16 at 11:29 AM 68th anniversary of D-Day 6/6/12 at 9:33 AM
Remembering Mike Colalillo, Medal of Honor recipient from Duluth 12/30/11 at 7:24 PM
UND again named ‘Top Military-Friendly School’
The University of North Dakota has once again been named a Top Military-Friendly University by Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) and will be listed in the 2016 Guide to Military...
11/20/15 at 9:52 AM UND again named a ‘Military Friendly School’ 9/29/14 at 4:54 PM
UND Army ROTC secures elite Top 10 finish prestigious military event 5/15/13 at 8:54 AM
Saluting our Veterans
By Sarah Hoffbeck With the celebration of Veterans Day earlier this week, it was a time to reflect and give thanks for those who are serving or who have served in the forces. Whether you are persona...
11/13/15 at 5:16 PM NDSCS Deemed Military Friendly! 10/31/14 at 3:53 PM
NDSCS Awarded a Military Friendly School®! 10/18/13 at 2:39 PM
No classes Nov. 11 | MSUM Veterans Week Activities
In honor of Veterans Day, the campus will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. No classes will be held. Participate in these events for Veterans Appreciation Day, Nov. 7, and Veterans Week, Nov. 9-13....
11/9/15 at 3:59 PM
Local BBB Military Line Plots Path Forward
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) launched its local Military Line program in May of 2012. In the three years since, it has reached 15,000 servicemembers, veterans, and their...
6/12/15 at 9:52 AM BBB Offers New Resource to Veterans, Servicemembers 11/13/14 at 5:36 PM
The 2014 Human of the Year
Time Magazine just announced their annual award for Person of the Year. They've been doing this for so long that the award gets attention no matter how right or wrong people think Time is in its choic...
12/12/14 at 9:24 AM A Native Memorial 5/29/13 at 8:16 AM
Pentagon Produces New Rules for Religious Exemptions
The Pentagon has established new rules to make religious exemption on things such as uniforms and grooming standards easier to obtain. Prior to this decision, it was not clear who should make the deci...
1/27/14 at 2:25 PM Orthodox Chaplains and Prayers 4/4/13 at 9:08 PM
Habitat Announces New Build Season
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (LAHFH) will construct two homes in Fargo-Moorhead during the 2013 build season. The first home, located at 707 17th Street N in Moorhead, was started in May. The s...
6/3/13 at 10:01 AM
Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G...
11/18/12 at 11:01 AM
Aerospace and beyond
When you hear Junior ROTC, what do you think of? Marching? Military studies? Although its name suggests its military heritage, the reality of these Department of Defense-affiliated high school progr...
1/16/12 at 9:55 AM
Disabled veterans to hunt deer Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton
The annual deer hunt for disabled veterans is scheduled for Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton near Devils Lake. Seven veterans have registered for this years hunt, the North Dakota National Guard ...
11/16/11 at 11:22 AM