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Gather round to hear Uncle Ron tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen...
This afternoon I attended a presentation about the Tuskegee Airmen and a reception honoring veterans at NDSU. The event was sponsored by NDSU's Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach, NDSU'...
11/12/13 at 10:09 PM They are the patriots... 11/11/13 at 10:04 AM
Unfortunately, it is very much the American way. 9/8/13 at 9:32 PM
Brother in arms -- UND Army ROTC cadet and helicopter pilot Annika Johnson inspired by sibling’s sacrifice
Veterans Day is a holiday to remember and commemorate the great men and women that have fought for this country. Although they may be gone, they will never be forgotten. For University of North Dak...
11/12/13 at 5:06 PM A fresh chapter 11/8/13 at 3:24 PM
UND Veteran-friendly policies in place for deployments, disaster-response call ups and just to say â€˜thanksâ€™ to those who served 4/7/11 at 9:42 AM
Salute a Veteran
In the U.S.A. Veterans Day annually falls on November 11th. Veterans Day is intended to honor and thank all military personnel who served the United States in all wars. On the 11th hour of the 1...
11/11/13 at 12:21 AM Onward Christian Soldiers 11/11/12 at 9:57 AM
Respectfully, we are almost there again 11/10/12 at 11:03 PM
Veterans await shutdown resolution
By Don Davis Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is Worl...
10/14/13 at 9:12 AM Legislative notebook: Lockout extension out 4/19/13 at 5:21 PM
Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 9:03 AM
Yesterday the flags were changed out at Bunker Hill. Bunker Hill is a Vietnam Memorial that was dreamt of and started by a Marine who did a tour in Vietnam. Bunker Hill overlooks the prairie. The day...
8/25/13 at 9:11 AM Wistful Wednesday: Veterans 11/11/09 at 4:11 AM
Bunker Hill 8/24/09 at 9:20 AM
Newest Annual Statistical Supplement now online
The Annual Statistical Supplement, 2012 just became available online at http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2012/index.html. There is a massive amount of interesting information here,...
2/7/13 at 11:36 AM U.S. Treasury requires electronic (direct) deposit by March 1, 2013 – GO Direct now 12/7/12 at 4:35 AM
Social Security & DoD use electronic medical records to reduce application time 5/1/12 at 7:30 AM
Veterans honored by Robert Asp kindergartners
Kindergartners at Robert Asp Elementary School honored veterans with a Wall of Honor in the schools main hallway in November. The students brought photographs of veterans they know for a writing pr...
11/20/12 at 2:22 PM
Preserving Our Nation's History
Serving the country is a tradition in Alisa Whitley's family. Now the 2002 Concordia graduate is preserving the history of our nation's veterans as an archivist for the United States Marine Corps Ar...
11/12/12 at 4:04 PM
Black Bear Otter Creek Center, Veterans Dance
This is a free dance if you are interested in going. It starts at 7:00 p.m. tonight....
11/10/12 at 2:45 PM Free Black Bear Otter Creek Veterans Recognition Dance 11/9/12 at 6:08 AM
Free Dance at Black Bear Event Center 11/8/12 at 10:55 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 10:10 AM
Benefit planned for wife, baby son of Grand Forks County sheriff's deputy injured in 2006
A November benefit is planned to help the wife and son of a Grand Forks County sheriffs deputy who himself has overcome adversity. Chris Huttons right leg was amputated below the knee after Hutton,...
9/11/12 at 3:00 PM
Lisbon Folks Make Kindness Part of the Job
The other day I ran into a friend I hadnt seen in at least six months. She smiled her big exuberant smile and said, Oh! Its Miss Kindness! as she gave me a warm hug. Her sweet greeting made me feel s...
8/15/12 at 12:28 PM
Heitkamp backs proposal to allow non-V.A. treatment for vets
FARGO North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp said Monday she supports veterans benefits, including a proposal that would allow former service members to receive major medical ca...
8/6/12 at 11:00 PM Gulleson pledges support for veterans 5/25/12 at 3:55 PM
Hoeven greets World War II veterans on D.C. Honor Flight 5/6/11 at 11:10 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 4:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 5:00 AM
Oregon man brings veterans cause to N.D. Capitol 7/7/11 at 9:23 AM
Legislative Update from Senator Joe Gimse
Duluth Assessment: Last week I wrote about the damaging storm and subsequent flooding which had crippled transportation infrastructure in Duluth and the Northland area. As Chair of the Senate Transpor...
7/3/12 at 2:03 AM 6.14.12 Update from Senator Joe Gimse 6/14/12 at 3:07 PM
5.24.12 Update from Senator Joe Gimse 5/24/12 at 12:19 PM