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SSA disability decision expedited for vets with 100% VA compensation
Requirements for Social Security and VA disability programs are very different.Eligibility for one does not mean eligibility for the other. With that reminder, on March 17, the Social Security Admini...
3/20/14 at 10:04 AM Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013, now available 3/4/14 at 1:00 PM
Newest Annual Statistical Supplement now online 2/7/13 at 12:36 PM
Bill would give veterans option of asking for Veterans' Day off
By Don Davis Minnesota veterans could request to take off Veterans' Day under a bill that a House committee passed Wednesday. Rep. Andrew Falk, D-Murdock, said that veterans often cannot attend events...
3/6/14 at 10:08 AM Veterans await shutdown resolution 10/14/13 at 10:12 AM
Legislative notebook: Lockout extension out 4/19/13 at 6:21 PM
The State of the Union for veterans...
I was happy to hear that Senator Heidi Heitkamp invited veteran Eric Marts to attend the State of the Union address as her guest. I was at the town hall meeting where Heidi first met Eric and heard hi...
1/28/14 at 7:55 AM Grateful and angry... 12/20/13 at 11:53 PM
Gather round to hear Uncle Ron tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen... 11/12/13 at 11:09 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 6:06 PM A fresh chapter 11/8/13 at 4:24 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 10:42 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 1:21 AM Onward Christian Soldiers 11/11/12 at 10:57 AM
Respectfully, we are almost there again 11/11/12 at 12:03 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 10:11 AM Wistful Wednesday: Veterans 11/11/09 at 5:11 AM
Bunker Hill 8/24/09 at 10:20 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 3:22 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 5:04 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 3:45 PM Free Black Bear Otter Creek Veterans Recognition Dance 11/9/12 at 7:08 AM
Free Dance at Black Bear Event Center 11/8/12 at 11:55 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 11:10 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 4:00 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 1:28 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...
8/7/12 at 12:00 AM Gulleson pledges support for veterans 5/25/12 at 4:55 PM
Hoeven greets World War II veterans on D.C. Honor Flight 5/6/11 at 12:10 PM
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
Oregon man brings veterans cause to N.D. Capitol 7/7/11 at 10:23 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 3:03 AM 6.14.12 Update from Senator Joe Gimse 6/14/12 at 4:07 PM
5.24.12 Update from Senator Joe Gimse 5/24/12 at 1:19 PM