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SD forum planned this week on protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities
Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15
Endometriosis is 'expected agony' for sufferers
Car goes airborne, hits ceiling in Boston tunnel; one dead
White House threatens to bypass hard-line conservatives on tax reform
Athanasiou converts in OT as Red Wings nip Wild
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Dave & Vivian Swanson
September 7, 2016
Big Stone County community wants nation to remember 'forgotten hero'
CLINTON—The small town of Clinton has not forgotten its native son for his bravery in the service of country. It's hoping the nation will...
September 7, 2016 - 11:45pm
June 29, 2016
Traveling tribute to Vietnam vets stops in Willmar
WILLMAR - Nearly a thousand people are likely to visit the traveling Vietnam War memorial which will be at Robbins Island in Willmar over the...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
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....
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...
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,...
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...
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...
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
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...
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...
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