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State gains 4,400 jobs in June
Their own 'little kingdom'
News briefs - July 20 edition
Vehicles collide on Highway 10
Perham man injured in motorcycle crash
Wadena-DC Junior Babe Ruth captures state title
Wadena-DC Babe Ruth advances to State Tournament
Shockers set for Region 14C playoffs
Wadena-DC knocked off by Paynesville
Phillips' RBI single in the 12th lifts W-DC
Delores "Dee" Lugert
Bernice "Bunny" Piepkorn
OB-GYN Beth Helgerson joins Tri-County Health Care
David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners
Tri-County Health Care inWadena earns ACR accreditation
TCHC Foundation awards Marquardt-Prindle Scholarship
Weaver entertained full house at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - July 20 edition
Entertainment briefs - July 13 edition
Events happening at Sebeka Community Education
Friends of the Library golf fundraiser set for Aug. 18
Area students make dean's list at Bemidji State
Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry
We can celebrate freedom in Christ every day
Clergy view: True change happens within
Your letters - July 20 edition
Can you be charged for window tint for vehicle purchased at dealer?
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Your letters - July 13 edition
Do I need a front fender on my collector's car?
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
July 22, 2017
VA veterans identification card issued with VA benefits enrollment
Many veterans do not realize that to become eligible for the VA's comprehensive medical benefits package, they must first enroll. After they enroll, they are pleasantly surprised by the VA's swift check-in process. Once enrolled, they receive their VIC (Veteran Identification Card),...
July 22, 2017 - 11:15am
July 16, 2017
Ten tips to lose weight
VA's National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention encourages veterans and their families to jump start the summer season by using the following Eat Wisely tips. 1. Establish regular meal times. Try not to skip any meals because skipping meals leads to overeating later...
July 16, 2017 - 11:54am
July 2, 2017
Who is eligible for VA disability compensation?
If you believe the internet, or what the guy sitting across from you at your appointment at the VA hospital said which is what he heard from some guy who was sitting next to him at his last appointment then the answer to the questions who is eligible for VA compensation? and how do...
July 2, 2017 - 10:18am
June 26, 2017
VA ID card wait time unknown
Veterans will have to wait an unknown amount of time before they can get a photo ID card from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a law passed in 2015. The law, known as the veterans Identification Card Act 2015, orders the VA to issue a hard-copy photo ID card to any honorably...
June 26, 2017 - 6:38pm
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 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 13, 2017
Veterans of fishing
With 40-degree temperatures and thick cloud cover, last Saturday was not ideal for a fishing excursion. That didn't stop Fishing with Vets, a...
May 13, 2017 - 10:18am
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
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
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
April 10, 2017
VA cemeteries pre-need determination of eligibility program
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Dec. 8 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...
April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 3, 2017
What should you do with old uniforms
You might cherish your old military uniforms given all the memories they hold. Or maybe you or your spouse are tired of them taking up space in the closet. When the time comes to unclutter, what should you do with those uniforms?
April 3, 2017 - 3:00pm