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Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday. To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ...
12/3/13 at 11:00 PM Write now, kids 11/20/13 at 11:00 PM
Forests: Now open 10/29/13 at 11:00 PM
Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs...
8/1/13 at 9:59 PM Government priorities... 7/3/13 at 9:57 PM
What are you doing for dinner tonight? 6/29/13 at 1:37 PM
A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ...
5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
Armed Forces Day 2013
May 18 is Armed Forces Day. What is it and how did it originate? President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members fo...
5/15/13 at 9:21 AM What is Armed Forces Day? 5/14/12 at 10:46 AM
Armed Forces Day 2011 5/16/11 at 9:37 AM
UND Army ROTC secures elite Top 10 finish prestigious military event
The team of Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the University of North Dakota finished sixth overall at this years prestigious Sandhurst Military Skills Competition (SANCOM) held recent...
5/15/13 at 7:54 AM UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list 10/16/12 at 9:10 AM
UND to host U.S Army War College discussion on national security March 19 3/6/12 at 1:59 PM
Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito...
4/22/13 at 4:56 PM Prettner Solon completes peaceful sky dive for the military 9/25/12 at 9:25 PM
Lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops 9/20/12 at 8:59 AM
Orthodox Chaplains and Prayers
As many, if not all of the readers of our parish blog already know, I have been commissioned as a chaplain in the Air National Guard. I include a picture of that here: My date is easy to remember: ...
4/4/13 at 8:08 PM
Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G...
11/18/12 at 10:01 AM
Fit to Fight
I just got done watching an installment on a television morning show. The title of the piece was Unfit to Fight. It told how a high percentage of America's population does not fit into the mil...
3/11/12 at 5:59 AM Coming Home 7/21/11 at 11:26 AM
Disabled veterans to hunt deer Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton
The annual deer hunt for disabled veterans is scheduled for Thursday and Friday at Camp Grafton near Devils Lake. Seven veterans have registered for this years hunt, the North Dakota National Guard ...
11/16/11 at 10:22 AM
Review of 'Dress Gray' by William A. Ekberg and Susie Ekberg Risher
Editors note: Gail Gabrielson is one of our Book Nook bloggers and writes The Book Bag blog. Below is an excerpt from her review of Dress Gray by William A. Ekberg and Susie Ekberg Risher. Read her r...
7/20/11 at 8:58 AM
Military blogs: an update
An update now on the post I wrote just before Memorial Day. I threw out a question, "Wouldn't it be great for someone to write a blog to honor our fallen soldiers?" I heard a resounding "YES" from so...
6/2/11 at 2:08 PM Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes 5/27/11 at 10:29 AM
More proof of the changing news game... 5/2/11 at 3:55 PM
Defense Secretary Gates to address NDSU spring commencement
Fargo, N.D.February 2 -- North Dakota State University President Dean L. Bresciani announced today that U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be the guest speaker at NDSUs spring commencement...
2/2/11 at 8:31 AM
Military Wisdom Most Don't Hear
A friend passed the information posted below on to me in hopes I could help enlighten the general public to the military frame of mind...or, shall we say, military attempts at humor. Hmmmm! These are...
11/19/10 at 8:21 AM
Toys for Troops
Buddy Scott Hansen brings his Toys for Troops Comedy Tour to the American Legion in Fisher, Minnesota this Saturday night at 8 pm. Don't miss it....
11/16/10 at 6:48 AM