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August 10, 2013
Western Minn. soybean growers host importers from Vietnam
DANVERS — Vietnamese soybean importers recently toured the state, including making stops at the Mike O’Leary farm in Danvers and Paul Simonsen cabin in Atwater. O’Leary and Simonsen hosted agricultural delegates who are leaders in Vietnam’s soybean importing practices....
news / state
August 10, 2013 - 10:31am
April 4, 2013
Vietnamese hopeful of unproven Scientology 'detox'
THAI BINH, Vietnam (AP) -- North Vietnamese army veteran Nguyen Anh Quoc grimaces as he forces down the last of the 35 vitamins he takes each morning. After decades of suffering from illnesses he believes were caused by exposure to Agent Orange, he is putting his faith in a regime...
news / world
April 4, 2013 - 6:41am
July 21, 2012
Vietnam Fund is looking to collect photo of each vet on memorial wall
BISMARCK -- A future education center in Washington, D.C., will display photos of Minnesota soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Organizers of the Education Center at the Wall, which is slated to open Veterans Day 2014, are seeking the public's help so a photo...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 26, 2011
Letter: Let's honor Vietnam veterans
Wednesday, March 30, has been designated as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" by Congress to honor all Vietnam War veterans. On March 30, 1973, the last American service member left Vietnam to return to the United States. They did not return to triumphant tickertape parades, speeches,...
opinion / letters
March 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Commentary: A complexity of Vietnam, reduced to a bit of shame
As a kid, an abiding fear, reinforced by movies and comic books, was that I would die on some foreign battlefield. I would become a casualty of the war that every generation of American men seemed destined to fight: World War I for our grandfathers and World War II for our fathers...
opinion / commentary
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 24, 2010
Commentary: Real, true Marines just do not lie
WASHINGTON -- I have a thing for Marines, always have. It began a long time ago when I watched my older brother amble away in the night toward his barracks at Camp Pendleton near San Diego. I cried myself dry that evening, thinking that I might not see him again, knowing that the...
opinion / commentary
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
news / local
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Opening ceremony tonight in Hanley Falls for Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall
HANLEY FALLS -- Local American Legion posts will lay wreaths during an opening ceremony at 7 p.m. today at the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall near the Minnesota Machinery Museum in Hanley Falls. The wall arrived by truck on Wednesday evening, and volunteers and Legion members on...
news / region
August 14, 2009 - 2:10pm
June 10, 2009
St. Paul event to honor Vietnam vets to have large local turnout
On Saturday, Milt Tollefson will be putting the "closed" sign on the door of his Sunburg business, Tollefson Oil Company. He's taking the day...
news / local / region
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Letter: McCain's erratic behavior
In August of 1964, I was in the Combat Information Center of a destroyer in the Gulf of Tonkin. Supposedly, the ships in the area were attacked by North Vietnam boats. History has since proven that false. Anyway, that night the U.S. bombing started, costing us 58,000 soldiers in an...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am