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Annette Keanu of the Duluth Vet Center welcomes all to a recognition of Vietnam veterans Tuesday at the Legion. Discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will be held Tuesday evening. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Legion to host program honoring Vietnam veterans
March 26, 2016 - 9:29am
February 20, 2016
Myron Hohnstadt, 84, of Park Rapids has knit 258 pairs of booties for overseas soldiers – 179 for men, 79 for women. A good-humored but private man, he didn’t wish to have his photo appear in the newspaper. (Shannonn Geisen / Enterprise)
Veteran handknits for overseas soldiers
February 20, 2016 - 6:59am
November 12, 2015
From left, Mary Safratowich, Rita Hocking, Linda Eischens Swanson, Lynne Sargent, Pat Cadreau, Lynn Spilman and Rose Loeffler are some of the Auxiliary members. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Legion Auxiliary holds true to ‘Service above Self’
November 12, 2015 - 9:19am
September 5, 2015
David Seifert counsels Hubbard County veterans dealing with PTSD. (Jean Ruzicka/Enterprise)
PTSD counselor provides 'safe place' for veterans
September 5, 2015 - 10:29am
September 3, 2015
Marine Corps League Honor Guard members, from left, Dave Free, Howard Maninga and Fred Whiteside salute as flags are properly burned at the end of a memorial service held Saturday at Maninga’s home near Ponsford. This year is the 10th anniversary since Maninga began hosting the service, which he started doing to memorialize friends he served with in Vietnam who were killed in action. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Annual service held at memorial marine built as a tribute to friends killed in Vietnam
September 3, 2015 - 9:34am
July 28, 2015
Veterans participating in the Walk Off the War program begin a canoe trip to travel the length of the Mississippi River starting at Itasca State Park on Monday. (Jean Ruzicka/Enterprise)
Combat veterans embark on ‘maiden voyage’
July 28, 2015 - 11:56am
July 11, 2015
Jerry Bjerke, right, and Karen Van De Venter, left, of Hubbard County Veterans Services visit with United States Navy veteran Dennis O’Connell at the Park Rapids office. Bjerke started in April as a veterans service officer assistant and is training under Hubbard County Veterans Services Officer Greg Remus. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Veterans services office fills important need
July 11, 2015 - 1:48pm
June 20, 2015
VA officials hold forum to address veterans issues
June 20, 2015 - 12:25pm
June 7, 2015
Chris Ring, a U.S. Navy combat veteran, stops at the headwaters of the Mississippi after swimming across Lake Itasca to begin his 2015 Legacy Challenge: Swim For Their Sacrifice, where he plans to swim the length of the Mississippi River from the headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico.
Navy veteran aims to swim from Mississippi River headwaters to Gulf of Mexico
June 7, 2015 - 3:21pm
May 27, 2015
John Lombard and Dave Traxler, right, demonstrate the proper way to fold the American flag during the Memorial Day program held at the Park Rapids Area High School auditorium. The flag folding ceremony is a way to honor the flag on special days, like Memorial Day or Veterans Day.
Park Rapids Memorial Day program fills auditorium
May 27, 2015 - 12:30pm
May 23, 2015
Park Rapids WWII veteran shares his story of wounded in action
May 23, 2015 - 8:34am
February 18, 2015
Dave Free, of the Star of the North Marine Corps League, presents a flag to Robin Howard. (Sarah Smith / Emterprise)
Veteran’s death raises awareness of rare disorder
February 18, 2015 - 9:48am
November 22, 2014
VSO seeing more Agent Orange cases
November 22, 2014 - 10:12am
July 26, 2014
Driving vets ‘an honor and privilege’
July 26, 2014 - 9:42am
May 24, 2014
A tribute to 2nd Lieutenant Aloya Liepold will be displayed at the All Veterans Memorial Interpretive and Educational Center. (Anne Erickson / Enterprise)
All Veterans Memorial
May 24, 2014 - 10:59am
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