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January 13, 2018
Events scheduled for Veterans in need
January 13, 2018 - 5:30am
December 25, 2017
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday season. Submitted Photo
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 12, 2017
Help support veterans during holidays
December 12, 2017 - 7:30am
November 22, 2017
Christmas for Vets to honor veterans with wreaths on graves
November 22, 2017 - 3:30am
November 18, 2017
Chief Warrant Oficer Kevin Jensen speaks to Pequot Lakes students during the annual Veteran's Day program to tell them the importance of "packing someone else's parachute" or choosing willingly to support fellow Americans in a variety of ways. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Area schools honor veterans
November 18, 2017 - 8:00am
November 13, 2017
Dr. Robert Uppgaard smiles after giving his presentation at the Brainerd High School Veterans Day program. Uppgaard served as a U.S. Navy Seabee during World War II  in France and the Pacific . Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery
Brainerd recognizes vets for another year
November 13, 2017 - 11:56am
November 11, 2017
A Transportation Security Administration honor guard awaits as the plane bearing the remains of Cpl. Donald Baer taxis to the gate Thursday at the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisc. Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
November 11, 2017 - 7:00am
Patty Potts, of Baxter, shows off one of the many quilts she has handmade for veterans. After knowing many who have died or suffered from the effects of war, quilting is Potts’ way to give back. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: Quilting for a cause - Potts uses talents to give back to veterans
November 11, 2017 - 6:00am
November 9, 2017
Elise Sopelle
The origin of the poppy
November 9, 2017 - 9:30am
October 18, 2017
Campaign seeks to highlight service of Minnesota's women veterans
October 18, 2017 - 7:56pm
October 10, 2017
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After years of searching Goodridge, Minn., man returns WWII vet's watch
October 10, 2017 - 8:16am
September 20, 2017
This aerial photo by Andrew Johnson shows the veteran section of Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pine River, including Arnold Oller's grave in the top left corner, Ernest Hopper's unmarked grave in the ninth column, second row, and Kenneth Degroot's grave on the right end of the third row. Submitted Photo
Grim's Tales: Veterans have been forgotten, but not for long
September 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 10, 2017
Vets & Friends family picnic planned in Pine River
August 10, 2017 - 8:30am
August 8, 2017
Brainerd lakes area veterans invited to coffee talk
August 8, 2017 - 6:30am
August 6, 2017
Little Falls artist Charles Kapsner sketches Marine Cory Engen from Browerville this week at his studio. Kapsner is working on the fourth mural for the committal hall at the State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley. The mural will depict the Marine Corps from it’s origin to present time.  Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. artist uses talents to shed good light on armed forces
August 6, 2017 - 12:55pm