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Doris Stengel is January Book Ends guest
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Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
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Count your blessings and your birds
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DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Khloe Marie Browne
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June 10, 2017
Camp Ripley veterans registry and the Minnesota military museum
The Minnesota Military Museum wants your story for their "Veterans Registry." The Registry is a statewide database containing information about the military service of Minnesota Veterans. A qualified Veteran is anyone who once served or is serving in the US military and was either...
June 10, 2017 - 8:15am
June 5, 2017
Free veterans medical ID
Medical IDs are an important benefit that veterans can claim, free of charge. It is Veterans Health Administration (VHA) policy that medical ID bracelets and pendants are made available for veteran patients at no cost. A medical ID is jewelry that could save your life. Medical conditions...
June 5, 2017 - 6:18pm
May 29, 2017
Looking for a summer camp? Try School Patrol Camp
Question: I was told that the Minnesota State Patrol is involved in teaching a school patrol camp in the summer. Can you provide me with some information about it? Answer: Legionville is a summer camp is where school patrol students are taught the fundamentals of school patrol, school...
May 29, 2017 - 3:32pm
May 28, 2017
Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11
The military exchanges have the green light to open their online doors to veterans by Nov. 11, an idea initially proposed by a top exchange official nearly three years ago. Defense Department officials notified the congressional oversight committees Jan. 11 of their intent to open...
May 28, 2017 - 10:18am
May 22, 2017
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial...
May 22, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 21, 2017
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Question: I want to install a lift kit and put bigger tires on my pickup. I want to comply with all the state laws. What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders? Answer: Adding a lift kit and installing bigger tires and rims are very popular...
May 21, 2017 - 12:39pm
May 14, 2017
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
Question: What are the most common vehicle equipment violations you see? Answer: In my career as a Minnesota State Trooper, I have witnessed and investigated all kinds of common equipment violations. The most common violations I have seen are: • Window tint violations: No vehicle...
May 14, 2017 - 11:04am
May 13, 2017
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
It has come to VA's attention that a phone line has been set up by an unknown party to potentially "mimic" the Veterans Choice Program phone line. This imposter phone line may be intended to reach veterans who inadvertently dial the Veterans Choice Program number incorrectly. We want...
May 13, 2017 - 9:03am
May 8, 2017
Unemployment compensation entitlement
If you are a service member separating from active duty you may qualify for unemployment compensation if you are unable to find a new job. In Fiscal Year 2016, the Army paid just over $170 million into this program which is the lowest it's paid in 13 years. The Unemployment Compensation...
May 8, 2017 - 5:08pm
What do I do with my old driver's license?
Question: So I lost my driver's license. Physically misplaced it and searched high and low and no luck and couldn't find it anywhere. I went to the DVS and applied for a new one. After a while I got it in the mail. Now, several months later I found my old one. So I now have two driver's...
May 8, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 1, 2017
How do I become a state trooper?
Question: I am interested in becoming a Minnesota State Trooper. Can you give me more information on joining the State Patrol? Answer: The Minnesota...
May 1, 2017 - 4:40pm
April 30, 2017
National cemetery administration ranked first in customer satisfaction
For the sixth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration (NCA) was ranked first in customer satisfaction among the nation's top corporations and federal agencies in an independent survey conducted by the CFI Group utilizing the science of...
April 30, 2017 - 10:18am
April 24, 2017
Black appointed as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen D. Black as the new Director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. "We are excited to bring Mr. Black on board as the new director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System," said Jan Murphy,...
April 24, 2017 - 6:17pm
What are the 'best practices' for pedestrians?
Question: On most days I observe college students who are wearing dark jackets and hats, listening to "tunes" while walking, or walking in the same direction as motor traffic rather than facing that traffic. This street has no sidewalks so all the walking occurs close to the cars....
April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 17, 2017
VA Presumptive AO Diseases Pending Decisions for 2017
With 2017 and a new presidential administration, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs faces an array of decisions related to the herbicide Agent Orange, which contained the toxic chemical dioxin and was used to kill vegetation during the Vietnam War. Among them are: Whether to...
April 17, 2017 - 4:40pm