Blue star flag awarded
Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp and his wife, Marilyn, were recently given a Blue Star flag by American Legion Auxiliary President Martha M. Schmidt. The Blue Star flag indicates that a family member is serving in the military. The Hodapps’ son, Tim Hodapp, is serving with the U.S. marines in Afghanistan. Pictured from left to right is Marilyn Hodapp, Sheriff Phil Hodapp and Martha M. Schmidt.