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June 23, 2019
2018 Pequot Lakes Graduate Larson Chase has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base Sand Antonio-Lackland.
Larson graduates from basic military training
23 hours 23 min ago
June 16, 2019
Henry graduates from basic training
June 16, 2019 - 5:30am
May 1, 2019
Jerry Meadows, a 61-year-old disabled veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., walks March 31 along Highway 371 through Pine River to raise awareness for the Wounded Warriors Project. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal file photo
So close yet so far - fundraiser hits the road again to raise more money
May 1, 2019 - 5:00am
April 30, 2019
Jerry Meadows is a 61-year-old Air Force veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., walking to raise awareness and money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Coming Wednesday: He's back
April 30, 2019 - 1:00pm
April 19, 2019
Tim Houle
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
April 19, 2019 - 9:00am
April 6, 2019
Jerry Meadows (left) stops to have his photograph taken with Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen. The 61-year-old Air Force veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., arrived Friday, April 5, in St. Cloud after leaving on foot March 14 from Bemidji to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. Submitted photo
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Veteran reaffirms faith in Americans with Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser. 61-year-old finishes walking from Bemidji to St. Cloud earlier than planned
April 6, 2019 - 3:00am
April 2, 2019
Jerry Meadows walks Monday, April 1, along the shoulder of southbound Highway 371 between Gull and Round lakes, north of the Brainerd city limits. The 61-year-old Air Force veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., left March 14 on foot from Bemidji to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project while his wife Virginia Miller follows in a Jeep on their way to St. Cloud. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch   Video
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Veteran walks from Bemidji to St. Cloud for Wounded Warrior Project: Wife wanted to see Minnesota. She got more than she bargained for.
April 2, 2019 - 3:00am
March 9, 2019
The All Veterans Memorial monument is situated in front of the Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse on Laurel Street in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
He was looking for a job. What he got was a date with a judge. Veteran claims Crow Wing County violated Veterans Preference Act.
March 9, 2019 - 7:00am
March 8, 2019
Crow Wing County Land Services Building is located at 322 Laurel St. in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming this weekend: A veteran's grievance
March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
February 1, 2019
Crow Wing County Veterans Service Officer Bob Nelson works at his desk Tuesday, Jan. 29, in his office at the community services building on Laurel Street in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Veterans Service Officer Bob Nelson plans to retire in May
February 1, 2019 - 7:00am
October 3, 2018
Crow Wing County: Commissioner candidates court undecided voters
October 3, 2018 - 5:00am
May 25, 2018
Looking Back - May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018 - 5:30am
September 15, 2017
Eli O’Dell of Pine River (left) was presented with a commendation from state Rep. Josh Heintzeman for earning the Gen. Billy Mitchell Award from the Civil Air Patrol. Submitted photo
Pine River Civil Air Patrol cadet earns honor
September 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 4, 2017
Jacquelyn Rosenow, a 2004 Jefferson High School graduate, is one of 25 finalists in the Ms. Veteran America competition. The event’s proceeds go towards providing housing for homeless female veterans and their children. (Contributed)
Concerned about veteran homelessness, Minn. native competes for crown
August 4, 2017 - 12:08pm
March 19, 2017
The Honorable Lisa Disbrow, acting secretary of the Airforce, presented Jay Gardner with the Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow at an Air Force Banquet Thursday, March 2, in Orlando, Florida. Pictured, from left: Michael Liquori, Air Force gala chairman; Disbrow; Gardner; General David Goldfein, chief of staff of the Air Force; Kaleth Wright, chief master sergeant of the Air Force; and Gary Lehmann, Martin H. Harris chapter president. Submitted photo
Gardner accepts Air Force award for operations center
March 19, 2017 - 5:45am