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April 18, 2018
Joe Vene, former Beltrami County Commissioner and U.S. Army Veteran, speaks at a House GOP press conference on Wednesday in St. Paul about a bill to fund a veterans home in Bemidji, as well as in Preston and Montevideo. Scotty Allison, Beltrami County Veteran Services Officer, is on the left. Behind Vene and Allison, left to right, are Rep. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, and Rep. Matt Grossell, R-Clearbrook. (Photo from YouTube video)
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal; Bemidji-area legislators, veterans support plan
April 18, 2018 - 5:23pm
April 15, 2018
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know a veteran?
April 15, 2018 - 9:15am
March 30, 2018
Jenny Pacanowski carries her puppy after leading a writing workshop for combat women with her organization Females Veterans Empowered to Transition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Must credit: Photo by Mark Makela for The Washington Post
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 23, 2018
FILE -- An Amtrak Acela Express train near Old Saybrook, Conn., May 15, 2015. Passengers on an Amtrak train were stuck on the tracks north of Manhattan without power or heat for several hours early on Feb.10 in below-freezing temperatures because of an “overhead power issue,” an Amtrak spokeswoman said. (Michael Appleton/The New York Times/Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
March 23, 2018 - 10:27am
March 16, 2018
Dr. Tracy Blichfeldt speaks with Robert Saddoris, commander of the Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota, on Friday during an open house for the Bemidji VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The event included tours of the facility, a ribbon cutting, as well as remarks from officials, including Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Officials, veterans praise opening of new Bemidji VA Clinic
March 16, 2018 - 5:32pm
January 19, 2018
Local veterans set lobbying trip to St. Paul
January 19, 2018 - 6:56pm
January 15, 2018
Jefferson Keel, a Native American Vietnam vet, who was awarded a Bronze Star, looks at an exhibit dedicated to Native American vets at the Museum of the American Indian. Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez.
Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall
January 15, 2018 - 9:44am
December 31, 2017
Bill Bongs of Ironton talks recently about his intricate wooden dome clock he created which has a prominent place in his living room. Bongs started with a scroll saw and a set of plans, the Korean War veteran has made over 30 clocks. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)
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Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
December 31, 2017 - 6:05am
December 24, 2017
Duluth Warriors hockey players Brett Jelinek (left) and Kevin Kroll laugh together after an impromptu wrestling match on the ice while Matt Caple adjusts his goalie pads at Superior Ice Arena. Being together on the team allows the players to experience the sense of brotherhood that they shared while in the military. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
SOLIDARITY ON SKATES: Duluth Warriors offer way for servicemen to reconnect through hockey
December 24, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 22, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Heartfelt thanks to generous man who paid veteran’s lunch tab
December 22, 2017 - 8:30am
November 19, 2017
Amber Nielsen and Holly Breeden pose with a photo from when they enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.  Nielsen and Breeden, both of Superior enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard together as 11th graders. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 16, 2017
Minn. DNR plans employment seminar for veterans
November 16, 2017 - 3:01pm
November 12, 2017
A Transportation Security Administration honor guard awaits as the plane bearing the remains of Cpl. Donald Baer taxis to the gate Thursday at the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
November 12, 2017 - 6:00am
November 11, 2017
T11.11.2017 -- Steve Kuchera -- 111217.N.DNT.VetsC1 -- Thomas Whitebird, veterans service officer for the FDL band, addresses the audience during Saturday’s panel discussion on veterans and military benefits. Other panel members at the discussion at the Cloquet VFW post were (from left) Duane Brownie, Carlton County veterans service officer; Col. Jon Safstrom; U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar; and Col. Anthony Polashek. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Klobuchar hears concerns facing Northland veterans
November 11, 2017 - 8:04pm
November 10, 2017
More than 18,000 veterans live in Beltrami County and its nine surrounding counties. “The Guardsman” statue in Greenwood Cemetery is modeled after an actual local member of the National Guard, but is intended to honor all veterans. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Take care of them: Local, regional advocates keep up the fight for veterans home in Bemidji
November 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
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