December 1, 2019
As an event that began in 2006 with a half dozen friends and only five wreaths, the organization, “Wreaths for the Fallen” has “grown exponentially every year,” according to one of the founders, John Thomas.
Each year on the second ...
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 ...
July 1, 2019
Fundraising underway for new Veterans Memorial Park
A project to establish a long-lasting memorial and tribute to those who have served honorably in any branch of the United States Armed Forces is underway in Alexandria.
The project mission statement welcomes ...
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.
He understands what it means to have courageously served his country.
He has a Purple Heart and two ...
December 1, 2016
A restored Abraham Lincoln statue now stands proudly in downtown St. Cloud. A few years ago, the 98-year-old statue was taken down from its location near Empire Apartments and restoration began.
A rededication and unveiling ceremony was held on Veterans ...
August 1, 2016
LGF seeing first hand the benefits of a boat ride
Studies have shown that nature has beneficial effects on mental and physical health.
And Let’s Go Fishing’s many chapters in Minnesota are stressing the importance of those outdoor attributes in ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...