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December 4, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring swam the length of the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. He finished on Friday at the Gulf of Mexico. He swam through Bemidji on June 9 (Forum News Service)
A 2,552-mile swim of honor: Veteran completes his goal of swimming Mississippi River to honor those lost in war
December 4, 2015 - 5:43pm
October 18, 2015
Scotty Allison: Veterans Day a time to honor those who served
October 18, 2015 - 12:46am
September 30, 2015
New combat veterans support group to start
September 30, 2015 - 6:56pm
September 27, 2015
Joe Vene
A voice for veterans: County Commissioner Joe Vene honored for years of serving veterans
September 27, 2015 - 12:14am
August 30, 2015
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
August 30, 2015 - 12:52am
August 21, 2015
Joe Vene
Vene to receive veterans award
August 21, 2015 - 5:47pm
July 19, 2015
Scotty Allison: VA pension, other programs, available to help
July 19, 2015 - 12:22am
June 23, 2015
Deployed veterans meeting July 8
June 23, 2015 - 7:51pm
June 9, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring is swimming the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. On Tuesday afternoon,  he started out from the Iron Bridge heading to Bemidji. Earlier in the day he talked to local veterans and residents in Bemidji about the Legacies Alive challenges, which aim to honor and bring awareness to American families who have lost military button
VIDEO: Swimming for them, Navy veteran aims to swim from Mississippi River headwaters to Gulf of Mexico
June 9, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 7, 2015
Chris Ring, a U.S. Navy combat veteran, stops at the headwaters of the Mississippi after swimming across Lake Itasca to begin his 2015 Legacy Challenge: Swim For Their Sacrifice, where he plans to swim the length of the Mississippi River from the headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico. (Kevin Cederstrom | Forum News Service)
Navy veteran aims to swim the Mississippi River
June 7, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 3, 2015
More than 200 people attend last year's event, the ninth annual Ride for the Troops motorcycle event. (Pioneer File Photo)
A decade of honoring duty: Annual Ride for the Troops on Sunday
June 3, 2015 - 7:22pm
May 31, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran's heart warmed by generous gesture
May 31, 2015 - 12:00am
May 26, 2015
Color Guard members carry flags during Memorial Day proceedings Monday at Greenwood Cemetery.
Remembering in the rain: Bemidji gathers to honor fallen heroes
May 26, 2015 - 9:33am
May 17, 2015
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
May 17, 2015 - 12:35am
April 20, 2015
Fernando Duran (left) listens to Jeff Rotenbergerof Duluth during an outing at the Munger Trail Thursday night in Duluth. Team Red White and Blue is a veterans group in Duluth that hosts events for veterans to connect with each other while getting exercise. (Clint Austin | Forum News Service)play button
Duluth group helps veterans connect with community after returning home
April 20, 2015 - 10:38am