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Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday. To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ...
12/3/13 at 11:00 PM Write now, kids 11/20/13 at 11:00 PM
Forests: Now open 10/29/13 at 11:00 PM
A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ...
5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito...
4/22/13 at 4:56 PM Prettner Solon completes peaceful sky dive for the military 9/25/12 at 9:25 PM
Lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops 9/20/12 at 8:59 AM
68th anniversary of D-Day
American troops and supply vehicles splash ashore on the French coast during the D-Day invasion, in the wake of long lines of soldiers already moving inland (visible in the distance) on June 6, 1944. ...
6/6/12 at 8:33 AM Remembering Mike Colalillo, Medal of Honor recipient from Duluth 12/30/11 at 6:24 PM
70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack 12/7/11 at 1:30 PM
Remembering Our Troops during Tax Season
As tax season approaches, I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some unique benefits that are available to the brave men and women serving in our Armed Services. Heroes Earned Retirement Oppor...
4/4/12 at 2:32 PM
Fit to Fight
I just got done watching an installment on a television morning show. The title of the piece was Unfit to Fight. It told how a high percentage of America's population does not fit into the mil...
3/11/12 at 5:59 AM Coming Home 7/21/11 at 11:26 AM
Something's missing . . .
Yesterday I casually scanned the tv news channels. Didn't see much of anything. Running errands I had the car radio on. Nope. Of course I checked InForum website a number of times for updates. Nye...
11/12/11 at 7:56 AM Soldier on 7/25/11 at 3:06 PM
Please stop asking 12/19/10 at 3:41 PM
The maintenance base's silent tenant
So the former Northwest Airlines Maintenance base in Duluth has been empty since Cirrus moved out in 2009, right? Not exactly. In a cordoned off area in the middle of the cavernous hangar, an uninfl...
9/29/11 at 1:03 PM Vets eager to start a biz, check this out 10/19/10 at 3:34 PM
Blimps in Duluth? City says it's temporary 5/13/10 at 6:01 AM
Military blogs: an update
An update now on the post I wrote just before Memorial Day. I threw out a question, "Wouldn't it be great for someone to write a blog to honor our fallen soldiers?" I heard a resounding "YES" from so...
6/2/11 at 2:08 PM Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes 5/27/11 at 10:29 AM
More proof of the changing news game... 5/2/11 at 3:55 PM
Military People: Money, Check This Out
On the news last night they talked about all the unclaimed miliary money that veterans have not applied for. The deadline is Dec.3rd. Even if you don't have all filled in, most filled it, you quality ...
11/12/10 at 7:04 AM Military Health and Life 7/3/10 at 4:34 AM
A Boy Scout Salute to Veterans
On this Veteran's Day, 2010, the Boy Scouts of America and the Northern Lights Council salute and thank our active and retired military for their service to this great Country. With nearly 24 milli...
11/11/10 at 4:38 PM Scouts Kick Off Popcorn Fund-Raiser! 10/5/10 at 3:50 PM
Celebrate Scouting by Sending Letters 12/11/09 at 7:07 AM