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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 2, 2019
The 'House in the Woods': Minnesota VA reps visit for update on new Bemidji Veterans Home project
June 2, 2019 - 7:20am
May 27, 2019
The Freedom Defenders: Bemidji's veterans memorial honors past and present military members
May 27, 2019 - 3:05pm
November 29, 2018
A 'house in the woods': New Bemidji veterans home will be built to reflect northern Minnesota
November 29, 2018 - 6:33pm
November 9, 2018
Author and veteran Wendell Affield speaks at the Bemidji Senior Activity Center during a veterans program on Friday afternoon. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Honor them all: All branches of military represented at Senior Center event ahead of Veterans Day
November 9, 2018 - 6:41pm
August 2, 2018
Beltrami County Administrator Kay Mack hands brats to David Berg at the fundraiser for the future Northern Minnesota Veterans Home on Thursday at Paul Bunyan Park. Berg attended the fundraiser with the ACT Team from Sanford Behavioral Health. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Serving for the services: Fundraiser held for new Bemidji Veterans Home
August 2, 2018 - 6:55pm
June 12, 2018
Local officials detail path ahead for Northern Minn. Veterans Home
June 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
May 11, 2018
LaunchPad to offer business training for veterans
May 11, 2018 - 5:37pm
April 26, 2018
FILE-- Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, discusses President Donald Trump’s health at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. After weeks of uncertainty atop the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Trump on March 28, 2018, said he plans to replace its secretary, David Shulkin, with Jackson, the president’s personal physician who is a rear admiral in the Navy. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Ronny Jackson withdraws as Trump's nominee to lead Veterans Affairs
April 26, 2018 - 9:33am
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 17, 2018
Former Minnesota state representative John Persell asks a question on Wednesday during a meeting of the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee at the Northwest Minnesota Foundation about the proposed Northern Minnesota Veterans Home. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
'Ready to step up': Local advocates say Bemidji is the right place for veterans home
January 17, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 4, 2018
Fargo hospitals weathering IV bag shortage
January 4, 2018 - 8:27pm
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
February 22, 2017
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners OK financial commitment to veterans home
February 22, 2017 - 4:48pm
December 25, 2016
VETERANS ISSUES COLUMN: New medication co-payment rates at the VA
December 25, 2016 - 11:46am