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December 6, 2018
Wreaths decorate the grave sites of deceased Pequot Lakes veterans as part of the Christmas for Vets program. Submitted Photo
Christmas for Vets to decorate Pequot Lakes area graves Saturday
December 6, 2018 - 10:00am
November 15, 2018
World War II veteran Bob Uppgaard, 95, was the guest speaker Monday, Nov. 12, at a Veterans Day program at Pequot Lakes High School. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journalplay button
Veterans Day: Area students recognize those who served
November 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 11, 2018
Submitted Photo
Cadel Roeder and his father, Chris, at Roeder's boot camp graduation in 2015.
Nisswa native keeps family military tradition
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
August 27, 2018
Commander David Wheat of Duluth speaks at the unveiling of the David Wheat statue at the Commemorative Air Force hanger at the Duluth International Airport in 2015. (file / News Tribune)
Former POW from Duluth recalls time with McCain
August 27, 2018 - 10:56am
May 31, 2018
Two Memorial Day service attendees visited historian/veteran Douglas Birk’s grave at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pine River on Monday, May 28, sitting on his memorial bench.
Fallen service members honored on Memorial Day
May 31, 2018 - 7:00am
May 25, 2018
County Administrator Tim Houle discusses concerns with the All Veterans Memorial Tuesday, May 22. Houle said the county could be liable should someone injure themselves at the memorial, which has gaps in the several places where brick is loosely laid. About 3,000 bricks still need to be placed, according to one of the project organizers. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
May 25, 2018 - 3:19pm
"Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces" tells the history of the Native American and Alaska Native men and women who have served in the United States military. Minnesota Historical Society photo
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
May 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Sara Lokstad
Lokstad is Memorial Day speaker at Crosslake Lutheran
May 25, 2018 - 10:00am
May 24, 2018
The American flag and prisoner of war and missing in action flag at the Brainerd Post Office are ringed by ornamental crab apple trees in bloom as Memorial Day approaches. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Memorial Day events planned in the lakes area
May 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 22, 2018
Pastor Greg Stine
Backus, Nisswa announce Memorial Day events
May 22, 2018 - 9:00am
May 11, 2018
Gen. John Vessey
Bill to honor Gen. Vessey receives final legislative approval
May 11, 2018 - 8:00am
March 16, 2018
Joe Doerfler, a longtime Crosslake resident, is honored as this year's grand marshal for the St. Patrick's Day parade because of his lengthy list of volunteer contributions to the city. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Faces: At 80, St. Patrick's Day parade grand marshal Doerfler says activity is key to long life
March 16, 2018 - 9:00am
September 11, 2017
Airmen from the Minnesota National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing load equipment into a C-130 Hercules aircraft Sunday, Sept. 10, in preparation for transport to the U.S. Virgin Islands where the Airmen will assist in recovery operations from Hurricane Irma. The airmen can support airports with skills and equipment to re-establish operations after disasters, secure aircraft and load and unload equipment. Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens / Minnesota National Guard
Minn. Air National Guard assisting in Irma efforts
September 11, 2017 - 2:47pm
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
August 5, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Clarifying the real issues
August 5, 2017 - 7:30am