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May 26, 2016
Oscar "Tim" Mathison displayed a Minnesota state flag when he served in the Vietnam War and then gave it to another soldier before returning home from war. Decades later, the flag was returned to Mathison, who flies it outside his Old Cottage Grove home on special holidays. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Banner of bravery: Cottage Grove veteran cherishes state flag he flew in Vietnam
May 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 23, 2016
A pair of empty combat boots mark the start of the “22 A day, 22 Too Many” run and walk Sunday in Cottage Grove. The 22-mile event was organized by Sgt. Dan Bies of Cottage Grove and was held May 22 to draw attention to the epidemic of veteran suicides, which one report estimated to be 22 per day. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
A long road: 22-mile walk in Cottage Grove calls attention to veteran suicides
May 23, 2016 - 9:28am
April 6, 2016
Members of A Touch of Home assemble care packages at Crossroads Church in Woodbury. The group recently celebrated 13 years of mailing packages servicemen and women who are serving overseas. (Submitted photo)
Reminders of Home
April 6, 2016 - 8:00am
June 3, 2009
A Newport man, Richard Jenkins, has been the driving force behind a June 13 event that will honor Minnesota's Vietnam-era veterans. The event, held on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol, will feature a traveling replica (shown above) of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall from June 11 to 15. (Photo courtesy of Maureen Welsh)
A homecoming long overdue
June 3, 2009 - 7:55am
November 25, 2008
Piper, a 3-year-old boxer, is a certified therapy dog. Once a month, Piper accompanies her owner, Laura McKinney of St. Paul Park, to the VA Hospital in Minneapolis where the dog spends time with soldiers injured in the ongoing Iraq War. (Bulletin photo by Jon Avise)
Dog good therapy for injured vets
November 25, 2008 - 7:47am
November 11, 2008
Veteran's view: Being 'Marine green' leads to an unexpected journey
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Veterans Home in Hastings to get $10 millon to build supportive housing complex
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Veterans officer sentenced to probation, fine on theft charge
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Letter: Bigham serves veterans
October 1, 2008 - 10:00am
April 25, 2008
Veterans' help passes
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Proposals benefit farmers, vets
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Pelosi: veterans' care should improve
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
March 28, 2008
Vietnam vets receive delayed welcome
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am