STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! What is the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day?
Many people confuse these two holidays. Here is some information explaining the differences from the Veterans Day Teacher Resource Guide from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
To download the page c... Posted on 11/11/13 at 9:06 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Bunker Hill
Yesterday the flags were changed out at Bunker Hill. Bunker Hill is a Vietnam Memorial that was dreamt of and started by a Marine who did a tour in Vietnam.
Bunker Hill overlooks the prairie. The day... Posted on 8/25/13 at 9:11 AM
THE NEW FORTY More than a two day tour....
I have concluded from our brief Washington, DC trip that a byproduct of a two-day DC adventure is a recognition that you need to come back when you have more time. This is not a place that can be seen... Posted on 8/2/13 at 7:58 AM
THE PERIPHERY 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 ... Posted on 5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
President Barack Obama brought former President George W. Bush with him to Africa on Monday to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela in a high-profile show of American respect for the man who vanquished white-minority rule in South Africa.
President Barack Obama and his two immediate predecessors, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will all travel to South Africa to attend memorial events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African leader who died on Thursday.
Survivors of mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut gathered with dozens of supporters Friday in a suburban Denver park to honor those killed in the massacre at an Aurora movie theater almost a year to the day after the attack.
Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha ended his speech Saturday afternoon at the seventh annual Patriot Guard Fallen Heroes Memorial and Honor Ride with words that spoke to the heart of everyone in attendance at the Dickinson Recreation Center.
A 5k run and walk in memory of McCain Endres, the Grand Forks Central High School student killed in a motorcycle accident in May, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln Park, according to organizers.
The newspaper stories, nearing 100 years old, are confusing to say the least. Why Portano, also referred to as Pirritano, maddeningly, for any newspaper person, went on his murderous spree Nov. 16, 1923, will probably never be known. But for Beltrami County sheriff’s Deputies Scott Wherley and Lee Anderson, Wilson’s story merits proper recognition. And a proper memorial. He is the only deputy to die in the line of duty in the 116-year existence of the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.
Christopher Lee Dewey, the Mahnomen County deputy sheriff who died in August 2010 from gunshot injuries sustained in a 2009 incident, will be memorialized Thursday thursday at the annual service for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in Indian Country.
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