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November 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneDennis Jordahl points to artifacts donated by local veterans at the American Legion in Willmar.
Willmar Veterans Day meal serves hundreds of vets
November 11, 2018 - 9:15am
August 30, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence and Denise Rohan, the outgoing past national commander of the American Legion wave to the audience before he steps to the podium at The American Legion National Convention in Minneapolis on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Rohan is the first woman to lead the American Legion in 100 years. Today is the end of her term.  (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Pence honors McCain in speech to American Legion convention in Minneapolis
August 30, 2018 - 7:02pm
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen during an event recognizing members of Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, at the White House in Washington, Aug. 20, 2018. (Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Pence praises McCain's 'lifetime of service' to American Legion audience
August 30, 2018 - 1:58pm
July 22, 2018
Legion riders hold legacy fund ride across west central Minnesota
July 22, 2018 - 5:54pm
June 8, 2018
A bog that floated in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center during the winter has forced the cancellation of the American Legion’s summer sessions for campers on the Legionville beach.play button
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
June 8, 2018 - 9:11am
February 10, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / TribuneAmerican Legion National Commander Denise Rohan addresses the crowd at the Spicer American Legion post Tuesday. Rohan is the first female commander of the veterans group.
American Legion national commander visits Spicer
February 10, 2018 - 8:17am
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
November 12, 2017
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Bruce Brown Sr., left, was surprised Saturday by his sons Tracy Brown, middle, and Bruce Brown Jr. during the wild game meal that was served free to veterans and their families at the Willmar American Legion. The father and sons all served in the Navy. A photo shows the men after they'd finished boot camp.
Following in his footsteps
November 12, 2017 - 10:33pm
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
October 10, 2017
Massive brawl involving more than 100 people breaks out at Minn. American Legion
October 10, 2017 - 4:44pm
July 28, 2017
New London-Spicer's Matt Spaulding singles in Friday's American Legion State Tournament game against Giantvalley at Green Lake Diamond. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Legion Baseball: NLS opens state tourney with victory
July 28, 2017 - 11:25pm
July 21, 2017
Willmar legion ends season in slugfest
July 21, 2017 - 10:52pm
May 29, 2017
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
May 29, 2017 - 7:38pm
December 19, 2016
Robert Ripley is given a Christmas present Saturday at Bethesda Health and Housing. The American Legion went to different elderly homes in the area and gave Christmas presents to veterans. Briana Sanchez / Tribune
American Legion gives Christmas presents to Veterans
December 19, 2016 - 11:29am
August 8, 2016
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From Willmar they ride to keep scholastic opportunities alive
August 8, 2016 - 10:31am
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