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January 15, 2018
Jefferson Keel, a Native American Vietnam vet, who was awarded a Bronze Star, looks at an exhibit dedicated to Native American vets at the Museum of the American Indian. Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez.
Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall
January 15, 2018 - 9:44am
December 31, 2017
Bill Bongs of Ironton talks recently about his intricate wooden dome clock he created which has a prominent place in his living room. Bongs started with a scroll saw and a set of plans, the Korean War veteran has made over 30 clocks. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)
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Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
December 31, 2017 - 6:05am
December 24, 2017
Duluth Warriors hockey players Brett Jelinek (left) and Kevin Kroll laugh together after an impromptu wrestling match on the ice while Matt Caple adjusts his goalie pads at Superior Ice Arena. Being together on the team allows the players to experience the sense of brotherhood that they shared while in the military. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
SOLIDARITY ON SKATES: Duluth Warriors offer way for servicemen to reconnect through hockey
December 24, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 20, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

John Eggen, left, and James Braun of Forty & Eight, an honor society of the American Legion, push presents for veterans in a cart down the hall at Bethesda Grand in Willmar.
Veterans at Bethesda Grand receive Christmas presents
December 20, 2017 - 6:39am
December 15, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Gifts for students at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar are tucked behind Santa and his helpers. Volunteers from the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Willmar brought Santa and Ms. Claus to the students Thursday at the center. The students received a hug from Santa and a personalized gift with their name on it.
The VFW Brings Santa to Jefferson Learning Center
December 15, 2017 - 7:12am
November 19, 2017
Amber Nielsen and Holly Breeden pose with a photo from when they enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.  Nielsen and Breeden, both of Superior enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard together as 11th graders. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 16, 2017
Minn. DNR plans employment seminar for veterans
November 16, 2017 - 3:01pm
November 12, 2017
A Transportation Security Administration honor guard awaits as the plane bearing the remains of Cpl. Donald Baer taxis to the gate Thursday at the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
November 12, 2017 - 6:00am
November 11, 2017
T11.11.2017 -- Steve Kuchera -- 111217.N.DNT.VetsC1 -- Thomas Whitebird, veterans service officer for the FDL band, addresses the audience during Saturday’s panel discussion on veterans and military benefits. Other panel members at the discussion at the Cloquet VFW post were (from left) Duane Brownie, Carlton County veterans service officer; Col. Jon Safstrom; U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar; and Col. Anthony Polashek. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Klobuchar hears concerns facing Northland veterans
November 11, 2017 - 8:04pm
November 10, 2017
 Veterans in 23V Recon meet three times a week for three months to complete physical and mental activities to help them transition to civilian life.  Submitted photo
Veteran's program helps former service members transition to civilian life
November 10, 2017 - 11:38am
November 9, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Mike Oleson,  a volunteer for the American Legion, places freshly sliced turkey in a container Thursday at the American Legion in Willmar. Oleson is one of the many volunteers who helped prepare food that will be served Saturday when more than 500 people are expected for the annual Veterans Day luncheon.
Veterans Day lunch to be served Saturday at American Legion
November 9, 2017 - 5:51pm
More veterans and military members are putting VA loans into service to buy homes
November 9, 2017 - 8:06am
October 19, 2017
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Volunteers with the Willmar chapter of Let's Go fishing host Bethesda Daybreak residents on an outing in June. The local volunteers hosted more than 2,000 guests in 2017, a record season.
Let's Go Fishing chapter reports biggest year yet
October 19, 2017 - 11:24pm
October 18, 2017
Campaign seeks to highlight service of Minnesota's women veterans
October 18, 2017 - 7:56pm
September 25, 2017
John Middlemas appears in a tweet by his grandson, Brennan Gilmore. Via Brennan Gilmore / Twitter.
Photo of 97-year-old WWII veteran taking a knee goes viral
September 25, 2017 - 1:07pm