What Can We Do To Honor Veterans Year-Round?Americans take time to thank and honor our veterans every November 11 -- but what do veterans need year-round?
100-Year-Old Veteran Recalls Battles Of WWIIAnderson had just been drafted into the Army in the early years of World War Two. He did his basic training in Texas and shipped to England aboard the Queen Mary.
Minneapolis Veteran's Day Event Recognizes 100th Anniversary Of WWI ArmisticeTo honor United States veterans on Veteran's Day, the Minneapolis community will hold an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice.
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.
Veterans Day Discounts And FreebiesFriday is Veterans Day. To commemorate veterans' service and honor them, several restaurants and businesses are offering up some discounts and freebies.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsWhether you want to celebrate the colder weather, Christmas or Veteran's Day, there are several ways to do so this weekend in the Twin Cities.
French Woman Meets Vet's Family After Caring For His GraveAbout 125,000 World War II soldiers and airmen are buried in 11 cemeteries in France. For many of their families it's difficult, if not impossible, to pay a foreign visit to decorate their loved-one’s grave. But 70 years after World War II ended, French volunteers continue their pledge to do what American loved ones can't.
Hundreds Of Vets Gather At Minnesota Veterans Day ProgramAfter its reveal at the Xcel Energy Center during the Minnesota Wild game Tuesday night, the More Than Names flag was on display during the official state of Minnesota Veterans Day program. Community members celebrated and honored Veterans who have served our country.
4 Things To Know: Deals On Veterans Day, Jimmy Carter's Health & MoreFrom a promising update on President Jimmy Carter's condition to deals on Veterans Day, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.
What Is Closed On Veterans Day?November 11 marks Veterans Day, the day dedicated to remembering, recognizing and honoring veterans from through America’s history. As a nationally recognized holiday there are a few places that are closed.
'More Than Names' Flag Unveiled At Wild-Jets GameThree words you've likely heard often on WCCO lately: "More than Names." Tuesday evening is the unveiling of a project thousands of you have helped us put together.
'Keys For Heroes' Aims To End Homelessness Among Minn. VeteransJust in time for Veteran's Day Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Veteran's Affairs is launching a new initiative called "Keys for Heroes."
Finding Minnesota: Victory Memorial DriveEach year, we celebrate Veterans Day on the 11th day of the 11th month. And at precisely 11:11 in the morning that day, something special happens in a Minneapolis park.