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VFW

Max Voss gave haircuts six days a week for nearly 60 years to customers from far and wide.
As a Red River High School student, Alex Tjellesen pursued the community service project as part of his goal to earn the Eagle Scout rank.
Grand Forks' American Legion post organized a Memorial Day service at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Numerous events will honor the memory of military servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice in U.S. wars and conflicts

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GFFD Captain Logan Schonert was named the National VFW's Firefighter of the Year for donating his kidney to former Grand Forks Battalion Chief Rick Aamot last year.
Wyatt Perkins, a homeschool sixth-grader in Mayville, and Hannah Vaagen, a junior at Devils Lake High School, were honored at an event hosted by VFW Post 1874 on Saturday, April 3 in Grand Forks.
The two waited a year to share their story.
As a U.S. Air Force retiree and lifelong resident of Senate District 1, excluding the time I was serving in the Air Force, I was very surprised to see Sen. Mark Johnson's social media posts on July 25 describing his support for Mission 22 at the Goodridge Freedom Festival. Mission 22 provides support and services to veterans with the goal of helping to prevent veteran suicide. This organization provides a vital service to veterans, so I applaud Sen. Johnson’s support for their members. However, his social media posts came as a surprise, because when Sen. Johnson had the opportunity to actually provide some true benefit for veterans on the Senate floor just days earlier, he failed.
Herald plans to broadcast Grand Forks American Legion event Monday.
Firefighters were able to save a number of VFW artifacts feared lost in Saturday night's fire, which also destroyed the Lakeview Mental Health building.

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Grand Forks remembered its fallen heroes on Memorial Day with two services.
Some major changes may be in store for city-run ice arenas in East Grand Forks following a work session for City Council members and staff Tuesday night.
Nearly a month after the East Grand Forks City Council denied a motion to receive cost estimates from contractors to improve a city-owned lot by the VFW, city staff returned on Tuesday with a new motion to reopen the same discussion.

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