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Missing U of M student presumed dead after video shows her entering river
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
Minn. woman charged with mistreatment of beagles
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
REV. JOEL LUNDE
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
June 19, 2013
A multitude of help is out there, available to veterans
By Greg Remus / For the Enterprise Are you a veteran or a dependent of a veteran and need eyeglasses or dental work, yet can’t afford it? Are you temporarily disabled and having a hard time meeting your financial obligations? There may be help. State Soldiers Assistance Program...
news / region
June 19, 2013 - 9:39am
June 1, 2013
Community gathers to honor vets
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org The Menahga community came out in full force Thursday morning to welcome veterans...
entertainment / events
June 1, 2013 - 11:12am
May 6, 2013
Vets have transportation choices
By Greg Remus / For the Enterprise The Hubbard County Veterans Service Office, in partnership with the Heartland Express, Hubbard County’s transit program, operates a Veterans Transportation Program that is used to transport local veterans to their medical appointments. The Heartland...
news / local
May 6, 2013 - 9:34am
Star of the North marks 205th military honor funeral
U.S. Marine Corps Detachment 1109, Star of the North, Park Rapids, was recently asked to participate in a military honor funeral at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, the group’s 205th invitation. Members of the detachment are, from left, Ron Masanz, Lou Schultz, John Warren, Dave...
news / state
April 6, 2013 - 11:32am
February 15, 2013
Clay County studies court to address concerns of vets
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- It took Thomas Coleman about six seconds to realize he was about to kill his wife. The Army National Guard specialist was...
February 15, 2013 - 8:19am
January 12, 2013
Vets Views:Uncertainties abound for military, but here's news so far
With the prospects of cuts to defense and Veterans Affairs at the federal and state levels it is important to identify what we know is going to happen. First, President Obama approved legislation, which became effective December 1, 2012. The increase of 1.7 percent is a cost-of-living...
January 12, 2013 - 1:00pm
Fargo VA gets $8.5 million to expand mental health services
FARGO - The Fargo Veterans Affairs Health Care System will get $8.5 million in federal funding in fiscal year 2013 to expand mental health services to Fargo-area veterans. Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., made the announcement Wednesday after touring the Fargo...
January 12, 2013 - 11:34am
December 29, 2012
American Legion Riders group will raise money for community
"Have 'trike' will travel," is Richard Martin's credo, and he's inviting others to join him on the journey. An American Legion Riders group has formed, a civic-minded motorcycle club that plans to raise funds for community programs as well as assisting in flag lines during funerals...
news / local
December 29, 2012 - 11:00am
December 12, 2012
Vets Views: VA claims mushrooming in number and complexity
You may have read in the media about how the VA is falling behind on processing claims for services and benefits. According to Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Scott Miller, 67 percent of claims are taking more than 125 days and there is a 30 percent error rate. He also indicated...
December 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 10, 2012
Vets transportation funds cut
A grant to transport veterans to doctors appointments has been wiped out, leaving Hubbard County taxpayers to cover an estimated $17,000 shortfall. "The state didn't renew the pot of money at the Commissioner of Veterans Affairs for the state of Minnesota," said Hubbard County Veterans...
November 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
Vets Views: VA Health Care web application give immediate access to medical files
The VA has developed an incredible personalized Health Care Web application. Recently the VA revamped the My HealtheVet site. This site is amazing! Now veterans have immediate access to their VA medical information and more. My HealtheVet is a VA web-based personal health record...
November 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
Veterans honored this week
The Park Rapids American Legion Post 212 has been a staple in the area for 93 years and continues to serve the community. Commander Mike Swanson...
November 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2012
Vets Views: Veterans will get rural burial grounds in the Midwest
One of my responsibilities is to assist veterans in applying for burial benefits. Needless to say most families ask about where the nearest veterans' cemeteries are located. And it is always a little awkward to tell them their choices are Camp Ripley near Little Falls or Fort Snelling...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
VETS VIEWS: Veterans exposed to Agent Orange may be entitled to benefits
Agent Orange is a defoliant herbicide mixture used during the Vietnam War to destroy forests in Vietnam. About 3 million Americans served in the armed forces in Vietnam during the Vietnam War and were exposed to Agent Orange. Agent Orange was shipped in drums marked with orange...
August 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 27, 2012
Vets Views: Minnesota has five high quality veterans homes; newest fell victim to politics
Veterans and their family members often come into my office unaware that Minnesota has five extraordinary Veterans Homes. The Minnesota Veterans...
June 27, 2012 - 1:00pm