Groundbreaking Held For First Ever Military Family Tribute In Minn.Construction is set to get underway on a new memorial at the State Capitol which honors the family members of military veterans. A groundbreaking for The Military Family Tribute was held Wednesday on the grounds of the State Capitol.
Minn. Veterans Agency Launches Retooled WebsiteThe Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a newly redesigned website aimed at giving the state's veterans improved access to job opportunities, information about healthcare options and benefits, and other services.
Minn. Veterans Homes Hold Memorial Day ObservancesMinnesota Veterans Homes in Hastings, Silver Bay, Fergus Falls, Minneapolis and Luverne are holding Memorial Day observances Monday to honor those who died serving the U.S.
Minn. Senate OKs Shellito As Veterans Affairs HeadLarry Shellito has been confirmed by Minnesota's Senate as state Veterans Affairs commissioner.
Minn. Senate Panel Quickly Backs VA CommissionerIt took less than 10 minutes for Larry Shellito to win the backing of a Minnesota Senate committee, which recommended he be confirmed as state Veterans Affairs commissioner.
Minn. Vets To Announce 2011 Legislative AgendaMinnesota veterans groups will be at the state Capitol Tuesday to announce their 2011 joint legislative agenda at Veterans Day on the Hill.
Ex-Guard To Lead Dept. Of Vet AffairsFormer Minnesota National Guard leader Larry Shellito is returning to state government after a three-month absence as Gov. Mark Dayton's pick for a Veterans Affairs cabinet position.