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September 22, 2017
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
September 22, 2017 - 9:26am
August 30, 2017
Park Rapids Marine Corps League members, from left, Dave Free, Howard Maninga and Fred Whiteside salute during the flag disposal on Saturday. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Veterans honored at local Vietnam memorial
August 30, 2017 - 8:01am
May 29, 2017
Holbrook Farms Retreat southwest of Detroit Lakes, Minn., hosts retreats for survivors of military deaths. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
May 29, 2017 - 3:41pm
December 13, 2014
Honor Guard members from the Park Rapids American Legion were present for a ceremony Saturday, Dec. 6. From left are Marv Vredenburg, Howard Maninga, Tonia Osieczanek-Damen, Randy Benham and Lefty Anderson. (Submitted photo)
Chief Warrant Officer honored for exemplary service in U.S. Army
December 13, 2014 - 12:40pm
December 11, 2013
Local Blue Star Mothers offer supplies, support during holidays
December 11, 2013 - 2:12pm
September 25, 2013
Letter: Armed Forces continue to defend
September 25, 2013 - 12:47pm
January 17, 2013
Clint Romesha, a North Dakota veteran set to receive the Medal of Honor for courageous action during a 13-hour firefight in Afghanistan, speaks at a news conference alongside his wife, Tammy, on Wednesday in Minot, N.D. Romesha, 31, will receive the nation's highest military decoration for valor Feb. 11 at the White House.
'We weren't going to be beat that day'
January 17, 2013 - 7:40am
July 8, 2012
Karisa Hayes Molé, 20, a 2010 graduate of Bemidji High School, has been awarded a Purple Heart. She is an airborne military police specialist with the U.S. Army on deployment to Afghanistan. Submitted Photo
Bemidji woman, BHS grad, earns Purple Heart
July 8, 2012 - 11:23am
May 26, 2012
Steve Pederson was among the buglers playing Taps at Arlington National Cemetery in May, commemorating the song's 150th anniversary. (Submitted photo)
Local buglers play Taps to honor veterans at funerals
May 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 19, 2011
Duluth-banded eagle a tribute to troops
October 19, 2011 - 9:11am
November 20, 2010
Park Rapids Blue Star Mothers members, along with family and friends, gathered Tuesday to package gift boxes for area soldiers serving overseas. Front row, from left, Tom Caracio, Dawn Caracio, Santa (Dick Rutherford), Becky Holmen, Connie Carmichael, Marie Flora, Deb Korsgaden, Cheryl Gartner, Barb Pachel, Judy Harsha and Rodger Harsha. Back row, from left, Russ Carmichael, Richard (Bear) Abbot and Linda Olson. Members not pictured are Mae Benjamin, Randi Menten and Lorraine Garbett. (Anna Erickson / En...
Blue Star sendoff given to 35 holiday cheer packages
November 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
Don Singlestad penned his war memoirs, "Fighting Fool," completing the book shortly before he died. During the fighting, Singlestad said he had no thoughts of decoration for his actions. "I went over there to get the war over with." (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Park Rapids war hero dies at 92
November 20, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2009
Soldiers killed
Oliva soldier among three Minnesota Guardsmen killed in Iraq
July 18, 2009 - 10:14am