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Members of the "Ride for Healing" were escorted Wednesday night into Bemidji by 26 local veterans on motorcycles, along with members of the Paul Bunyan Vintage Car Club. The ride culminates in a large celebration in Brainerd on Friday to honor the service of Vietnam veterans. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Local veterans, public join in and welcome statewide Ride for Healing to Bemidji

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BEMIDJI — Vietnam veterans were at last given a formal welcome home here Wednesday night during the statewide "Ride for Healing" event.


Bruce Malterud, commander of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post, organized the pit stop in Bemidji and said he was happy to do it.

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