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Pentagon Produces New Rules for Religious Exemptions
The Pentagon has established new rules to make religious exemption on things such as uniforms and grooming standards easier to obtain. Prior to this decision, it was not clear who should make the deci...
1/27/14 at 2:25 PM Orthodox Chaplains and Prayers 4/4/13 at 9:08 PM
NDSCS Awarded a Military Friendly School®!
By Sarah Hoffbeck NDSCS was once again designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media this fall. The Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20% of colleges, universities and trade scho...
10/18/13 at 2:39 PM
Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs...
8/1/13 at 10:59 PM Government priorities... 7/3/13 at 10:57 PM
What are you doing for dinner tonight? 6/29/13 at 2:37 PM
Habitat Announces New Build Season
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (LAHFH) will construct two homes in Fargo-Moorhead during the 2013 build season. The first home, located at 707 17th Street N in Moorhead, was started in May. The s...
6/3/13 at 10:01 AM
A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ...
5/29/13 at 8:16 AM
UND Army ROTC secures elite Top 10 finish prestigious military event
The team of Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the University of North Dakota finished sixth overall at this years prestigious Sandhurst Military Skills Competition (SANCOM) held recent...
5/15/13 at 8:54 AM UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list 10/16/12 at 10:10 AM
UND to host U.S Army War College discussion on national security March 19 3/6/12 at 2:59 PM
Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito...
4/22/13 at 5:56 PM Prettner Solon completes peaceful sky dive for the military 9/25/12 at 10:25 PM
Lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops 9/20/12 at 9:59 AM
Take Time to Thank Those Who Serve
For the first time in a long time, I was able to spend Thanksgiving with my family in Wisconsin. The North Dakota State University mens basketball team was playing in Green Bay that weekend, so an ass...
12/15/12 at 12:32 PM
Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G...
11/18/12 at 11:01 AM
Chamber Announces Honor Star Program
TodayThe Chamberannounced a new initiative to promote a military friendly community. The Honor Star program is a way for business organizations and individuals to say thank you to military men and wom...
11/1/12 at 11:10 AM The State of Our Military 7/20/12 at 12:48 PM
More information about George McGovern's military service
I received the following email from John Meinhold, whoselate father Chief Master Sgt. RobertMeinhold served with George McGovern in the Fifteenth Air Force Command. John details some interesting and ...
10/29/12 at 10:33 AM A man of peace, proud of his service 10/26/12 at 2:19 AM
Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No...
7/21/12 at 5:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 6:00 AM
Sneak peak: The impact of 9/11 10 years later 9/8/11 at 9:21 AM
McCain: Obama 'missing in action' in aiding Syrians (with video)
FARGO - During his visit to Fargo's Air National Guard base today, Arizona Sen. John McCain also elaborated on his recent remarks about America's lack of involvement in Syria. McCain, the ranking R...
6/9/12 at 6:08 PM VIDEO: McCain ‘guardedly optimistic’ Fargo’s flying mission will stay 6/9/12 at 5:27 PM
Gulleson pledges support for veterans 5/25/12 at 4:55 PM
68th anniversary of D-Day
American troops and supply vehicles splash ashore on the French coast during the D-Day invasion, in the wake of long lines of soldiers already moving inland (visible in the distance) on June 6, 1944. ...
6/6/12 at 9:33 AM Remembering Mike Colalillo, Medal of Honor recipient from Duluth 12/30/11 at 7:24 PM
70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack 12/7/11 at 2:30 PM
Remembering Our Troops during Tax Season
As tax season approaches, I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some unique benefits that are available to the brave men and women serving in our Armed Services. Heroes Earned Retirement Oppor...
4/4/12 at 3:32 PM