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August 19, 2016
Retired Gen. John Vessey shakes hands after a ceremony Saturday celebrating the opening of a new exhibit at the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley, "MInnesota Voices of the Vietnam War." Vessey is a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest rank attainable for any soldier in the armed forces. Larry Shellito, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, and Douglas Bekke, curator of the museum, also spoke at the ceremony. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota native Gen. Vessey dies at 94
August 19, 2016 - 5:27pm
November 10, 2015
More than 20 Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce member representatives signed statements of support for the Guard and Reserve on Monday morning. They are pictured with Chamber staff, veterans and Guard and Reserve members following a signing ceremony at the Tourist Information Center. The event was organized by the Chamber and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. (Submitted photo)
Bemidji businesses pledge support for soldiers
November 10, 2015 - 9:24am
September 26, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Freedom isn’t free’ more than a saying
September 26, 2015 - 2:58am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme that netted millions
June 11, 2015 - 10:28am
April 28, 2015
Bemidji business and civic leaders board the Minnesota Army National Guard's CH-47 Chinook helicopter for a trip to Camp Ripley on Tuesday. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
Trip for the Troops: Bemidji group tours Camp Ripley
April 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 21, 2015
Obama appoints Dayton to serve on National Guard council
February 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 21, 2014
Dayton calls out National Guard amid snowstorm
February 21, 2014 - 12:53pm