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November 14, 2011
Dorothy Crockett, mother of William Crockett, who was killed in action in Vietnam in 1972, was given a bouquet of flowers during the Veterans Day ceremony at Park High School. His picture is on a table in the background. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner
Mother of deceased Cottage Grove Vietnam-era soldier honored
November 14, 2011 - 1:52pm
November 11, 2011
Thomas Ritter (left), grandfather of John Dugas (middle), and his daughter, Magdalene, look at a photograph of Ritter taken in 1943 while he was serving in Europe in the Army in World War II, after the ceremony honoring military veterans Friday at Cottage Grove Elementary School. Ritter's twin brother, serving in the Pacific, was killed in the invasion of the Philippines in January 1945. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner
Multiple generations mark Veterans Day in south Washington County
November 11, 2011 - 11:52am
November 10, 2011
Cadet 1st Lt. Dakota Holman, a Park High School student in the Air Force Junior ROTC, marches by the flagpoles outside the school during the ROTC's 24-hour vigil. Bulletin photo by Scott Wenteplay button
Park High School flag vigil, service commemorate Veterans Day
November 10, 2011 - 10:48pm
October 11, 2011
Bulletin photo by Jon Avise

A new veterans memorial in Newport will honor residents who have served in the military. It will be in Pioneer Park, already home to this plaque commemorating the community's Civil War-era past. Bulletin photo by Jon Avise
Newport plans a veterans memorial
October 11, 2011 - 1:17pm
August 23, 2011
Gov. Mark Dayton (far left) and Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash (far right) stand with, from left to right, city of Cottage Grove staff member Ken Smith, Cottage Grove businesswoman Mary Slusser, and City Council member Justin Olsen at a ceremony Tuesday declaring the city a Yellow Ribbon Community. Bulletin photo by Jon Avise.
Cottage Grove proclaimed a Yellow Ribbon city
August 23, 2011 - 4:27pm
July 19, 2011
Woodbury soldier laid to rest
July 19, 2011 - 8:21am
June 22, 2011
Cottage Grove plans 'simple' veterans' memorial with strong message
June 22, 2011 - 10:05am
May 30, 2011
American Legion Post 98 Honor Guard members, including Greg O'Brien (left) and Kevin Langevin, both of Cottage Grove, participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at St. Thomas Aquinas Church cemetery. Bulletin photo by Scott Wente
Honoring the fallen on Memorial Day
May 30, 2011 - 10:08am
May 2, 2011
Just hours after President Obama announced late Sunday that U.S. forces located and killed terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, someone posted a hand-written banner on the side of the American Legion Post 98 in St. Paul Park congratulating the military. Bulletin photo by Scott Wente
A local thanks to military after bin Laden's death
May 2, 2011 - 8:53am
March 28, 2011
Cottage Grove troops part of Guard deployment
March 28, 2011 - 1:51pm
February 5, 2010
Third wave of 'Red Bulls' comes home Friday
February 5, 2010 - 8:50am
Tracey Tischler (front) and Tricia Sterling sit in Sterling's home. They wrote "Heroes in the Sandbox," a children's book to explain why their parent is in Iraq or Afghanistan. (Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner)
'Heroes in the Sandbox'
February 5, 2010 - 8:09am
February 3, 2010
Sue and Larry Clatt sit together in their Cottage Grove home days after Larry returned from Iraq. (Bulletin photo by Patricia Drey Busse)
From sand to snow
February 3, 2010 - 8:08am
December 29, 2009
Saying thanks -- with steaks
December 29, 2009 - 8:07am
December 21, 2009
Family and friends of Spc. Dan Drevnick of Woodbury, who died in July while serving in Iraq, stuffed 200 stockings to send to members of Drevnick's 34th "Red Bull" Infantry Division. Pictured (clockwise from left) are Bri Beasley, Shelby Freese, Roberta Freese, Nikki Montgomery and Charles Freese.  (Submitted photo)
Stuffed with care: Soldier's family sends stockings to Red Bulls
December 21, 2009 - 2:04pm