American Legion

Police: 1 Killed, 1 Arrested In Aurora American Legion ShootingA 49-year-old woman is dead after a shooting at the American Legion in Aurora, Minnesota Sunday evening, according to East Range police.
Train Derails In Western Wisconsin; Alcohol Tankers Leaking Into Miss. RiverA BNSF train derailed Saturday morning just north of the Wisconsin city of Alma, according to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office. WCCO confirms that 32 cars derailed, 10 of which are empty auto carriers. Several of the other cars are tankers carrying denatured alcohol -- two of which have tipped into the Mississippi River and are leaking from vents atop the cars.
Sunday Storm Closes Down Brainerd-Area Youth CampA Brainerd-area youth camp owned and operated by the American Legion will remain closed for several weeks after sustaining damage during Sunday night's storm.
Good Questions: National Anthem, Flu Names & LakesGaylene from St. Paul asks: Why do we put our hands over our hearts during the national anthem? It is actually part of United States law. The U.S. Flag Code was adopted in 1923, and it says when the flag is present during the anthem, veterans and members of the Armed Forces should give the military salute.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best American Legion In MinnesotaThis weekend we honor our veterans, the men and women who serve our country and preserve our freedom. In honor of them, we went looking for the best VFW or American Legion in Minnesota.
5 Discounts Any City OffersFrom discount dining to free admission to museums, here is a look at five discounts any city offers.
Shoppers Ship Packages To Soldiers At Maplewood MallMaplewood Mall hosted the American Legion's annual Shop, Ship and Share event.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Meat RaffleMeat raffles are as much a part of Minnesota culture as hot dish and hockey. And if you walk into a VFW or American Legion on a weekend night, it's a good bet you'll find one in progress. But where can you find the best?
Amid Gov't Shutdown, What's Open And What's Not For Vets?While the shutdown lingers across the nation, local veterans affairs offices are off-limits to the public. "Veterans obviously are wondering, 'Where do I go?' It’s continuous," Tom Hanson said.
Savage Police Hold Benefit For Injured OfficerAn officer hurt on the job got some overwhelming support tonight from the community he serves.
Bachmann Back In MN For American Legion SpeechWell-traveled Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is making a public appearance in Minnesota to give a speech to the American Legion's national convention.
Minn. Finds Money For Honor Guards At Vet FuneralsThe American Legion and other service organizations are looking for funding alternatives after learning the state will no longer pay for honor guards at veterans' funerals.
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