Veteran Groups Blast Orono City Council For Big Island Dock ClosureFor nearly 90 years, Big Island on Lake Minnetonka was the site of a 56-acre camp set aside for Minnesota’s war veterans.
2,000 Veterans To Join Standing Rock Protests; Some Vets Take IssueMilitary veterans plan to gather at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota next week to show their support for those camped in protest of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline.
Iraq, Afghanistan Veteran Now Serves Minneapolis In Another UniformDuring two tours, one in Iraq and another in Afghanistan, Jen Merrill used her skills as a pilot to help others. Merrill is also proud to wear another uniform, when she serves the citizens of Minneapolis as a police officer.
Dayton, Franken & Klobuchar To Speak At Veteran's Day Ceremony On Friday the country is honoring and remembering its veterans. On Veteran's Day, the official state of Minnesota Veteran's Day program will take place at the Veterans Memorial in Inver Grove Heights.
New Program Helps Disabled Veterans With Social Security BenefitsA groundbreaking new program is helping connect disabled veterans with social security benefits. It's called SOAR which stands for Social Security Income, Outreach, Access and Recovery.
Virtual Reality Helps Bring Veterans To MemorialsThousands of World War II and Korean War veterans have experienced Honor Flights, traveling to Washington D.C to see memorials built in their honor.
Sen. Klobuchar Sets Veteran EMS Training Plan Into ActionWar veterans have some of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Now a new plan aims to address the shortage of emergency medical workers by offering training and tuition breaks to those vets.
Wheelchair Basketball Providing Community For Wounded VeteransThe game of basketball is offering a different kind of therapy for military veterans living with a disability.
World War II Vet Turns 100A World War II veteran from Richfield will celebrate a special milestone this weekend.
Politicians Make Stand In Fight Against Veteran HomelessnessMinnesota is joining the national fight to end veteran homelessness.
Nonprofit Helps Veterans Live Pain-FreeForty-four percent of military men and women who return from combat deployments live with chronic pain. A local charity is being credited for stepping up to help these American heroes live pain-free.
40 Years Later, Vietnam Veteran HonoredAfter four decades, a Vietnam veteran is finally being recognized for his service.