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May 23, 2015
A flag for every veteran
Arne Gynild places a flag, observed by fellow Legionaire Jim Buisman, at the tombstone of Pfc. John Conway (1892-1946), a WWI veteran. Also placing...
May 23, 2015 - 8:28am
May 22, 2015
Kandiyohi County ranks eighth in state for veteran grant program
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County ranks in the top 10 in Minnesota for the amount of financial assistance that is provided to local veterans for basic...
May 22, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 21, 2015
Klobuchar to visit veterans in Olivia
OLIVIA – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Olivia Monday to meet veterans and discuss issues of importance to them. She will be at the American Legion Club in Olivia at 3:30 p.m. Monday. All veterans are encouraged to attend and meet with the senator during this Memorial Day...
May 21, 2015 - 11:25pm
April 1, 2015
Letter: Veterans, you are needed
It seems that veteran's benefits that were promised and earned are always at risk of being reduced or terminated. Veterans that have joined one of the service organizations (American Legion, VFW, DAV) are constantly vigilant to make sure veterans receive those benefits.
April 1, 2015 - 1:00am
February 16, 2015
Local lawmakers expect action on flexible school schedules
MONTEVIDEO — No guarantees at this point, but debate in the Legislature over bills allowing flexible school schedules and requests to fund...
February 16, 2015 - 12:09am
January 19, 2015
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
I was just reading in the West Central Tribune about Marlyn Marquardt’s proposal to build a veterans cemetery on his property being refused by the Planning Commission in Kandiyohi County. He said he wants to provide a cemetery for veterans who “don’t have a place” to be buried....
January 19, 2015 - 4:43pm
Valentines for veterans
January 19, 2015 - 12:25pm
December 9, 2014
Montevideo rallies troops to build veterans' nursing home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo is rallying the troops for another run at winning state support to build a 90-bed veterans’ nursing home in the community. Some...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
November 4, 2014
Letter: An honor to serve veterans
On Oct. 25, the Chippewa County Pheasants Forever Chapter and the Two Rivers Chapter of Minnesota Deer Hunters Association in Montevideo co-hosted a veterans hunt at Heartland Hunting Preserve in Granite Falls. There were 43 veterans that attended as well as a large number...
November 4, 2014 - 6:00am
October 20, 2014
Willmar vets serve up pheasant for comrades in nursing homes
Gayle Larson, left, adds corn to a meal being prepared by John Krouth. Members of the Willmar American Legion Post prepare pheasant meals Monday...
October 20, 2014 - 11:26pm
August 12, 2014
Free tickets to Saturday's Twins game available to local veterans
The first 50 Kandiyohi County veterans to call the Veterans Service Office in Willmar will get a free ticket and bus ride to Saturday's Minnesota Twins baseball game. Nearly 30 buses from central Minnesota will be traveling to Target Field as part of the second annual Harmon...
August 12, 2014 - 9:42am
August 6, 2014
Veterans honored at the county fair: Opening day offers assortment of activities
WILLMAR — At 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Kandiyohi County Fair officially opened with style as Dennie Kline, a United States Army veteran, raised...
August 6, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 22, 2014
Veterans Home starts program treating vets to special trips
HASTINGS — During the first week of June, Ken Ross was treated to a special overnight trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior.
June 22, 2014 - 11:09pm
June 2, 2014
Family still waits for closure: D-Day veterans will not be forgotten
WILLMAR — U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate 1st Class John E. Anderson of Willmar fought in the battles of North Africa, Sicily and Italy before giving his life for country at age 24 in the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. Seventy years later, a community and family will remember his sacrifice...
June 2, 2014 - 11:33pm
May 27, 2014
YM County ponders vets program: What they need most
GRANITE FALLS — Veterans struggling with a return to civilian life could get the housing and training they need for a new career on the campus of a Minnesota West Community and Technical College. That is a proposal the Veteran’s Service officer for Yellow Medicine County is pursuing...
May 27, 2014 - 11:50pm