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June 12, 2019
John O’Boyle, a former Bemidji City Councilor, votes in the 2018 election with help from family friend Patrick Lochwood at Bemidji City Park. O’Boyle died on Sunday at 96 years old. (Pioneer file photo)
John O'Boyle, WWII veteran, former Bemidji City Council member, dies at 96
June 12, 2019 - 5:06pm
June 9, 2019
Bill Brooks of Blackduck AmVets Post 101 presents a check to Scotty Allison, Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer. Submitted photo
AmVets donate to veterans home project
June 9, 2019 - 12:15pm
ICE deported veterans while 'unaware' it was required to carefully screen them, report says
June 9, 2019 - 11:35am
June 1, 2019
U.S. Army veteran and Quilt of Valor Honoree Jennifer Parker (front) with Quilts of Valor Foundation members, from left: Margaret McNea, Sandy Kalvig and Bonnie Lundorff. Becky Haugen / For The American
Parker awarded Quilt of Valor
June 1, 2019 - 7:30am
May 29, 2019
Riders taking part in the 2018 Ride For the Troops begin their route down state Highway 197 after starting at Marketplace Foods on June 3. More than 250 riders showed up on just over 200 bikes for the 13th annual event. This year's ride is set for Sunday. (Pioneer file photo)
Ride for the Troops returns Sunday in Bemidji
May 29, 2019 - 5:20pm
May 27, 2019
The Junior ROTC of Bemidji High School and the American Legion Firing Squad present the  posting of the colors as a part of the Memorial Day Program held at Greenwood Cemetery on Monday morning. (Annalise Braught | Bemidji Pioneer)
Saluting those who gave all: Memorial Day Ceremony held at Bemidji’s Greenwood Cemetery
May 27, 2019 - 1:33pm
May 26, 2019
Val Ahrens, treasurer of Ride for the Troops presents Jack Naastad, a board member of Greenwood Cemetery a check for $1,100 in memory of  the 1,100 fallen soldiers buried there. Submitted photo.
Ride for the Troops donates to Greenwood Cemetery
May 26, 2019 - 8:10am
May 9, 2019
White Earth Nation member Peter Thompson joined the Army at 17 and served two tours in the Vietnam War, where he survived gunshots, exploding vehicles, and grenades, earning six purple hearts and three bronze stars. Special to WDAY Newsplay button
Decorated White Earth Vietnam veteran to be buried in Arlington cemetery, a first for the tribe
May 9, 2019 - 4:45pm
April 7, 2019
Pictured from left to right are David Horn, Linda Binkley, Julie Prince, Shelby Radke, Amy Blakeway, Beltrami County Farm Bureau President John Gilbertson, Jr., and John Gilbertson, Sr. Submitted photo.
Farm Bureau donates gift cards to Bemidji Veterans Clinic
April 7, 2019 - 9:30am
March 31, 2019
Pictured from left are: Task Force member Joe Vene, Veteran Service Officer Scotty Allison, Security Bank President Tiffany Paine, and County Administrator Kay Mack. Submitted photo.
Security Bank donates $25,000 to Veterans Home
March 31, 2019 - 9:20am
March 21, 2019
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie. Bill O'Leary / Washington Post
VA gears up to shift health care to private sector
March 21, 2019 - 7:49pm
March 17, 2019
Allen Bjelland has been selected as February Driver of the Month for the DAV Northwest Transportation Program. Submitted photo.
Bjelland named DAV Driver of the Month
March 17, 2019 - 8:20am
March 12, 2019
Genetic testing for a new initiative to help veterans at Veterans Affairs medical centers will be processed at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., where Sanford's Imaginetics program is based. Special to The Forum
With $25M donation, Sanford to help VA bring precision medicine to veterans
March 12, 2019 - 12:48pm
March 10, 2019
Pictured at the presentation in the back row, left: City Councilors Nancy Erickson, Mayor Rita Albrecht, Mike Beard, Michael Meehlhause, Jim Thompson and Emilie Rivera. In the front row, representing the County Board and Veterans Home Task Force, County Commissioners Craig Gaasvig, Richard Anderson, Jim Lucachick, and Task Force members Joe Vene and Scotty Allison. Submitted photo.
City of Bemidji donates $250,000 to veterans home
March 10, 2019 - 11:10am
N.D. man plans walk from Bemidji to St. Paul to raise funds for veterans
March 10, 2019 - 8:30am