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November 4, 2014
Letter: An honor to serve veterans
November 4, 2014 - 6:00am
October 20, 2014
Gayle Larson, left, adds corn to a meal being prepared by John Krouth. Members of the Willmar American Legion Post prepare pheasant meals Monday for veterans in local nursing homes. The volunteers made and delivered 43 meals for veterans at Bethesda Heritage, Bethesda Pleasant View and Rice Care. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Willmar vets serve up pheasant for comrades in nursing homes
October 20, 2014 - 11:26pm
August 12, 2014
Free tickets to Saturday's Twins game available to local veterans
August 12, 2014 - 9:42am
August 6, 2014
Serena Martin, right, introduced Ashton Martin to Destiny the kid at the Future Farmers of America Barnyard on Wednesday. The Barnyard and young animals will be available to visit again today. Tribune photo by Kyle Rozendaal
Veterans honored at the county fair: Opening day offers assortment of activities
August 6, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 22, 2014
Ken Ross is pictured at the top of Gooseberry Falls, his favorite stop on his trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior. (Submitted photo )
Veterans Home starts program treating vets to special trips
June 22, 2014 - 11:09pm
June 2, 2014
Family still waits for closure: D-Day veterans will not be forgotten
June 2, 2014 - 11:33pm
May 27, 2014
YM County ponders vets program: What they need most
May 27, 2014 - 11:50pm
May 26, 2014
Retired Army National Guard brigadier general, the Rev. Dean Johnson presents the memorial address Monday during the Memorial Day program at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Johnson, a pastor at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar, spoke about the thousands of Americans who have died in service to the country. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Memorial Day for remembering sacrifice of veterans
May 26, 2014 - 11:10pm
May 23, 2014
Wayne Emberland has logged 1,000 hours driving Kandiyohi County veterans to the VA in St. Cloud. He’s being honored for this milestone next week in St. Cloud. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Veteran logs 1,000 hours driving fellow veterans to VA
May 23, 2014 - 3:00am
Glynn Crooks of the  Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, center left, and Chairwoman Erma Vizenor of the White Earth Nation unveil a plaque Thursday on the Minnesota Capitol grounds honoring American Indian military veterans. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
American Indian veterans receive Minnesota Capitol honor
May 23, 2014 - 1:00am
May 22, 2014
Minnesota Commentary: Sound alarm even in VA stories not local
May 22, 2014 - 5:00am
February 24, 2014
George W. Bush launches program to help veterans transition from war
February 24, 2014 - 3:31pm
December 1, 2013
A group of Willmar Scouts help place wreaths on veteran's graves Saturday at the St. Mary Cemetery in Willmar. The group from St. Mary's Scout Troop 227 placed wreaths, purchased with money donated by the church, on all of the veteran graves in the cemetery.  play button
Video: Scouts Place Wreaths on Veterans Graves
December 1, 2013 - 11:49am
November 24, 2013
Mike Geurtz, left, and Kent “Jake” Jacobson of the Willmar VFW Men’s Auxiliary carry a Thanksgiving meal box to the car Sunday for Don Anderson of New London, right. The donated meal fixings, including a turkey, were distributed to area veterans. The VFW packed up 88 meal boxes on Saturday, and veterans came to the post on Sunday to receive their package. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
A tradition of saying thanks to area veterans continues at Willmar VFW
November 24, 2013 - 11:14pm
November 11, 2013
Commentary: In gratitude, let’s put veterans first
November 11, 2013 - 12:00am