Music helps heal hearts

July 1, 2019
Musician performs for vets at Eagle’s Healing Nest twice a month God and music are great healers. Just ask Connie Lee and the veterans at the Eagle’s Healing Nest in Sauk Centre. “Music is something we all can share to ...

Let no veteran be forgotten

July 1, 2019
Fundraising underway for new Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park will be located at Broadway and 8th Ave. in Alexandria, Minnesota. Nine flagpoles will adorn the periphery of the monument, including the flags of the United States of America, the

May Reader Photo Gallery

May 1, 2019

Thanking veterans with a unique fishing experience

May 1, 2017
‘Veterans on the Water’ established by Vietnam vet Steve Gillaspie, 68, of Arlington, is a decorated U.S. Army Ranger Vietnam combat veteran.
Veterans on the Water founder Steve Gillapsie, of Arlington, shows some of the many photos of fishing trips

Lincoln statue restored

December 1, 2016
The mayor of St. Cloud recites the Gettysburg Address following a performance by Lincoln Elementary school children. Photo by Cathy Nelson
A restored Abraham Lincoln statue now stands proudly in downtown St. Cloud. A few years ago, the 98-year-old statue ...

Reeling in good health

August 1, 2016
LGF seeing first hand the benefits of a boat ride
Smiles are common on Let’s Go Fishing boats. The non-profit organization has helped thousands of people get out on the water over the last 14 years Contributed photo
Studies have ...

My Perspective: School time stories sought

August 31, 2015
It is back-to-school time. Most kids in the state are preparing for the new school year, and a handful of school districts have already started. For our family, this school year has a special meaning. Our youngest, Easton, is starting ...

Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt

December 2, 2013
Applications Available for the 2014 Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt St. Cloud, Minn:  The 10th Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt is scheduled for May 6-8, 2014, at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. Veterans interested in participating should contact Dennis ...

Healing music

May 1, 2013
Henning woman brings music to veteran hospitals in all 50 states Vietnam veteran Darrel Vik spent his last three weeks with a respirator breathing for him. The chirps and beeps of monitors punctuated his final days at the end of ...