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Pentagon Produces New Rules for Religious Exemptions
The Pentagon has established new rules to make religious exemption on things such as uniforms and grooming standards easier to obtain. Prior to this decision, it was not clear who should make the deci...
1/27/14 at 2:25 PM Orthodox Chaplains and Prayers 4/4/13 at 9:08 PM
NDSCS Awarded a Military Friendly School®!
By Sarah Hoffbeck NDSCS was once again designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media this fall. The Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20% of colleges, universities and trade scho...
10/18/13 at 2:39 PM
An green army guy in black and white
I think it was probably a Saturday. The sun was streaming into our east-facing window, spilling onto the hardwood floor in our living room. The light coming in that window in the mornings glows warm a...
9/3/13 at 2:08 PM
Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs...
8/1/13 at 10:59 PM Government priorities... 7/3/13 at 10:57 PM
What are you doing for dinner tonight? 6/29/13 at 2:37 PM
Habitat Announces New Build Season
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (LAHFH) will construct two homes in Fargo-Moorhead during the 2013 build season. The first home, located at 707 17th Street N in Moorhead, was started in May. The s...
6/3/13 at 10:01 AM
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 8:16 AM
Armed Forces Day 2013
May 18 is Armed Forces Day. What is it and how did it originate? President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members fo...
5/15/13 at 10:21 AM What is Armed Forces Day? 5/14/12 at 11:46 AM
Armed Forces Day 2011 5/16/11 at 10:37 AM
UND Army ROTC secures elite Top 10 finish prestigious military event
The team of Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the University of North Dakota finished sixth overall at this years prestigious Sandhurst Military Skills Competition (SANCOM) held recent...
5/15/13 at 8:54 AM UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list 10/16/12 at 10:10 AM
UND to host U.S Army War College discussion on national security March 19 3/6/12 at 2:59 PM
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 5:56 PM Prettner Solon completes peaceful sky dive for the military 9/25/12 at 10:25 PM
Lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops 9/20/12 at 9:59 AM
Red Cross Wishes 2nd SFS Group Well At Send-Off Ceremony
Representatives of the American Red Cross Minn-Kota Region had the pleasure of attending a 'Send-Off Ceremony' for the 2nd SFS Group at the 119th Air National Guard Base in Fargo, North Dakota. The ...
3/14/13 at 1:57 PM Military, Families, Veterans, Remembered by Millions During Holiday Mail For Heroes Program 2/4/13 at 10:14 AM
Red Cross Launches Online 'Coping with Deployments' Course 1/23/13 at 10:18 AM
Take Time to Thank Those Who Serve
For the first time in a long time, I was able to spend Thanksgiving with my family in Wisconsin. The North Dakota State University mens basketball team was playing in Green Bay that weekend, so an ass...
12/15/12 at 12:32 PM
Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G...
11/18/12 at 11:01 AM
Theatre with a Purpose
One thing that I think Theatre B does really well is produce theatre that will always leave you thinking. At the end of nearly every show, you'll be questioning, wondering. It is theatre with a purpos...
11/7/12 at 9:56 PM
Chamber Announces Honor Star Program
TodayThe Chamberannounced a new initiative to promote a military friendly community. The Honor Star program is a way for business organizations and individuals to say thank you to military men and wom...
11/1/12 at 11:10 AM The State of Our Military 7/20/12 at 12:48 PM
Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No...
7/21/12 at 5:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 6:00 AM
Sneak peak: The impact of 9/11 10 years later 9/8/11 at 9:21 AM