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Mourning and celebration: South Washington County honors the fallen with plaint and prayer
'Mourning and celebration' on Memorial Day
Washington County event celebrates state's oldest standing courthouse
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
crime and courts
Baseball: Park takes advantage of Eagan mistakes
Boys' Lacrosse: Park gets share of SEC title
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
March 21, 2017
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
ST. PAUL—Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after...
March 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
May 26, 2016
Banner of bravery: Cottage Grove veteran cherishes state flag he flew in Vietnam
Oscar “Tim” Mathison takes quiet pride in displaying another flag along with Old Glory.
May 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 23, 2016
A long road: 22-mile walk in Cottage Grove calls attention to veteran suicides
A pair of empty combat boots marked the start of the “22 A day, 22 Too Many” run and walk Sunday in Cottage Grove.
May 23, 2016 - 9:28am
April 6, 2016
Reminders of Home
When he was deployed in Iraq with the Minnesota National Guard, Aaron Burdash drew comfort from care packages he received from a local service...
April 6, 2016 - 8:00am
June 3, 2009
A homecoming long overdue
Richard Jenkins spent just seven months in the jungles of Vietnam. He's spent 44 years coping with the aftermath. The 66-year-old Newport man...
June 3, 2009 - 7:55am
November 25, 2008
Dog good therapy for injured vets
In her work as a nurse at the Minneapolis VA Hospital, Laura McKinney deals with a lot of "yes, sir; no, sir" kind of guys. But the 24-year-old...
November 25, 2008 - 7:47am
November 11, 2008
Veteran's view: Being 'Marine green' leads to an unexpected journey
The Marine Corps is a funny breed, all its own. I first realized that when I arrived at boot camp in San Diego before my service in the Vietnam War. Our drill instructor pounded it into our heads that we were no longer white, black or Latino; we were Marine green. That was the only...
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Veterans Home in Hastings to get $10 millon to build supportive housing complex
The Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings will be the recipient of $10 million in funding to help build a supportive housing complex in Hastings. The complex will consist of 60 one-bed units. Each unit will have about 600 square feet of living space. The Minnesota Housing Finance...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Veterans officer sentenced to probation, fine on theft charge
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County veterans service officer was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation, a $1,000 fine and a host of conditions...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Letter: Bigham serves veterans
As the DFL Chair of Senate District 57, every one knows that I support the re-election of Karla Bigham for House of Representatives for 57A. However as a Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Navy, I am even more proud to tell of the work she has done for Veterans. Karla proudly serves...
October 1, 2008 - 10:00am
April 25, 2008
Veterans' help passes
A second state veterans' cemetery could be built and a new veterans' home governing arrangement were approved Thursday by House members. Veterans' provisions were folded into an agriculture bill, but was barely discussed before the full bill passed. The new veterans' cemetery, proposed...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Proposals benefit farmers, vets
ST. PAUL -- Farm-minded state lawmakers say they are looking to improve Minnesota agriculture's future - and the environment -- by pushing legislation helping livestock producers and farmers who grow crops used to make biofuels. Those are two provisions in a package of agriculture...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Pelosi: veterans' care should improve
MINNEAPOLIS - Military veterans living in rural areas need more access to federal medical services, Minnesota veterans told the most influential member of Congress. Veterans gathered for a discussion Monday with U.S.
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
March 28, 2008
Vietnam vets receive delayed welcome
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's Vietnam War veterans returned to a cold shoulder, but state leaders say that now will change. "The fact that the country did not welcome them home is shameful," Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Thursday afternoon before signing into law a bill setting aside March 29...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am