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One vegetable one community wrapping up first year
Wadena County wanted - Sept. 21 edition
Police Scanner - Sept. 21 Edition
Minnesota co-ops mobilize to assist Florida's power restoration efforts
Fourth-grader asks council for change in ordinance
WCA/Ashby Knights wear down Wolverines
Wolverines rally to defeat Verndale
Wolverines downed by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle
Strong showing for Wolverines in Bagley
Wadena-DC drops two at triangular
Robert John Ramstorf
Living in the golden years
TCHC Foundation donates AED funds to police department
M State's Simon honored with Veterans' Voices award
Henning Clinic ranked one of top 15 performers in state
Offering up her '.02Cents'
Halbrooks featured at next legacy event
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 7 edition
Author Charles Baxter comes to Wadena
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
Faith briefs - Aug. 31 edition
Korean Beef Bowl
Faith briefs - Aug. 24 edition
Your letters - Sept. 14 edition
10 overlooked VA disabilities
Minimum wage hike argument doesn't add up
What is a state patrol blood relay?
Your letters - Sept. 7 edition
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
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
Sarah Lynn Cusey
Oryhan Mythyas Kotchen
Athena Jo Collom
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
February 20, 2012
New pharmacy system being developed
According to Bob Brewin of the Next Gov newsletter, the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) in DEC kicked off the process to develop a joint electronic pharmacy system for the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments with a Request for Information to industry for commercial products...
February 20, 2012 - 4:27pm
Verndale woman at the heart of Patriot Guard
A late spring day in 2006 was the day a notorious Kansas-based hate group picked to protest the funeral of a Fargo soldier, Specialist Michael...
February 20, 2012 - 2:52pm
February 12, 2012
Valentines for Vets
February 12, 2012 - 3:52pm
VA announces new payments for sex organ injuries
Troops who suffered injuries to their genitals a type of wound that has increased in Iraq and Afghanistan with the enemy's use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) are now eligible for a one-time payment of up to $100,000, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced. The payment,...
February 12, 2012 - 3:44pm
February 5, 2012
VA to host veteran appreciation events
The St. Cloud VA Health Care System invites central Minnesota veterans and members of the public interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at the VA to attend the veteran appreciation events scheduled at the St. Cloud VA's Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Feb. 15-17,...
February 5, 2012 - 4:23pm
January 29, 2012
Getting awards and medals replaced
The military recognizes that military medals are often a cherished part of family history and makes replacement medals, decorations, and awards available to veterans or their next of kin if the veteran is no longer living or able to make the request on his or her own behalf. Requests...
January 29, 2012 - 2:06pm
January 22, 2012
VA service connected evaluations and entitlements for veterans
Evaluation of 0 percent Service Connection (no monetary compensation) Outpatient treatment at the VA Medical Centers for: 1. Service connected condition 2. For all medical conditions if enrolled in the VA Health Care System, a copayment for treatment may apply for non-service...
January 22, 2012 - 12:48pm
January 14, 2012
American Legion to meet at VFW Jan. 25
American Legion Post 171 is now meeting at the Elmer Gouche VFW post. The next meeting is Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the lower meeting room. Veterans and Legion members are invited to the meeting which will see the post setting its goals for 2012. For more information contact Post Commander...
January 14, 2012 - 1:12pm
January 13, 2012
President signs provisions supporting survivors of sexual assault in military
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) announced that President Obama has signed into law provisions she and Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) authored supporting survivors of sexual assault in the military as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Klobuchar-Collins provisions...
January 13, 2012 - 1:53pm
January 8, 2012
BBB warns area veterans of questionable sales pitches
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) has been alerted to an out-of-state casket and funeral supply company, which claims to be a veteran's group. The company, U.S. Patriot Services, lists addresses in Kansas City, Mo. and Rossmoor, Calif., and a motto on...
January 8, 2012 - 2:14pm
January 1, 2012
The reality of bad credit and VA loans
It's true, qualifying standards for VA loans are slightly more relaxed than those of conventional and other types of loan programs. But when a potential VA borrower has bad credit or even a bankruptcy in his or her history it can sometimes prevent qualification for a VA home loan....
January 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 24, 2011
Officials with the military's health care program have verified that a mass mailing informing beneficiaries they are eligible for free credit reports in the wake of a September data breach is not a scam. The letter from contractor Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC),...
December 24, 2011 - 3:39pm
December 19, 2011
Serving his country in his community
Service to country is the bond that unites Bob Hanninen and Ken Aldrich, who get together weekly to tell stories, have coffee and enjoy each...
December 19, 2011 - 2:28pm
December 18, 2011
2012 Compensation and Pension rates
The following is the new monthly compensation and pension rates effective Dec. 1. This reflects VA and Social Security benefits which will receive a 3.6 percent increase. The new payments will post in January 2012. This is the first increase in two years.
December 18, 2011 - 2:33pm
December 14, 2011
Determining VA loan eligibility
In order to be considered for the VA home loan program, a borrower must meet military service requirements.
December 14, 2011 - 2:25pm