New Memorial Celebrates All Veterans

Two years and $65,000 dollars later, Northern Beltrami County finally has a new veterans memorial. At a dedication ceremony today, veterans, family members, and friends turned up in red, white, and blue to show their support for all service men and women. The memorial features an...

Veterans Roundtable

  Congressman Rick Nolan (D) visited Brainerd today to speak with veterans about issues in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and to award long overdue medals to a Vietnam Vet from Park Rapids. Rodney Sullivan received the National Service Medal and the Vietnam...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014

Trolling the troops on the Mississippi

  Camp Ripley is normally where soldiers train. But today it was where they casted their lines out with disabled veterans. This is the 4th year of the Camp Ripley Trolling for Troops event. And it gives soldiers a chance to tell stories and connect with veterans, who share...

Bemidji Celebrates Memorial Day With Special Service

  Bemidji residents turned up in red, white, and blue today to celebrate a very special Memorial Day. The American Legion hosted a service to commemorate all of the men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty. At the service, flags were placed at grave sites...

Local Veterans Speak To Legislators About Building A Veterans Home In Bemidji

Military veterans are urging state legislators to build a veterans home in Bemidji. During Bemidji Day at the capitol, local officials and veterans spoke to legislators about why Bemidji needs a veterans home. Scotty Allison, a veterans service officer in Beltrami County, says...

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