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Cottage Grove HERO Center concept scaled back
Murder charge filed in apparent drive-by shooting of David Frigaard
County to update emergency dispatch system
Newport Police reports for Jan. 21
Principal: Frigaard was ‘neat and caring individual’
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Park beats East Ridge by five, again
Boys Basketball: Raptors pull away from Park late
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
PWER Nordic Skiing: Stillwater sweeps the competition
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
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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 on a felony theft charge for taking money veterans paid for bus rides to the Veteran Affairs hospital. Trisha Lynn Appeldorn, 34, of...
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