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June 10, 2017
U.S. Marines from Wahpeton, N.D., carry the remains of Field Musician First Class Warren G. Nelson to his burial site in Lakota, N.D., Saturday. Nelson was killed in action Nov. 20, 1943, in the South Pacific. His remains were recently identified. (Andrew Hazzard / Forum News Service)
73 years after death in WWII, warrior's remains laid to rest in North Dakota
June 10, 2017 - 6:49pm
June 3, 2017
Guests listen at a North Dakota state VFW convention at the Red Roof Inn on Saturday, June 3. The convention runs from Thursday through Sunday and offers guests the chance to engage with veterans from around the state and discuss some of the top issues facing them today, including funding for important benefits programs. (Sam Easter / Forum News Service)
'One team, one fight': State VFW convention brings vets to Grand Forks
June 3, 2017 - 3:15pm
May 21, 2017
Dan Ordal, left, and Paul Goehner, with the Jamestown Monument Co., work on positioning the solider statue for the Wimbledon Veterans Memorial Saturday afternoon. (Chris Olson / Forum News Service)
Forever vigilant
May 21, 2017 - 4:35pm
May 7, 2017
Ed Semik, 93, was a soldier in the U.S. Army in 1945 awaiting the imminent invasion of Japan when the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August, thus diverting his deployment to South Korea. Simek credits the dropping of the atomic bombs forcing Japan to surrender for saving his life and countless other Americans. (Mike McCleay / Bismarck Tribune)
Veteran claims life was saved by atomic bomb
May 7, 2017 - 6:00am
February 28, 2017
 Stylist Brittany Salisbury puts the finishing touches on Sandy Gessler haircut recently.  photo by Eric Hylden/Forum News Service
ND woman enters pageant to shine light on homeless veterans
February 28, 2017 - 9:11pm
February 27, 2017
Fisher Industries will donate $10,000 to the Veterans Pavilion next week. The project still needs more than $200,000.  From left to right: Art Wanner; Stark County Veterans Memorial Association vice president; Jim Ehli, job costing for Fisher's General Steel and Supply Company and Florian Friedt, vice president for Fisher's General Steel and Supply Division. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
February 27, 2017 - 8:32pm
January 10, 2017
The Dickinson Park Board and veterans associations hope to build to Veterans Memorial Building by next Veteran's Day. Photo by Ellie Potter, The Dickinson Press.
Veterans Memorial Building process underway
January 10, 2017 - 8:42pm
December 27, 2016
Helping Stark County veterans
December 27, 2016 - 3:21pm
December 8, 2016
Veterans join activists in a march to Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota on December 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
December 8, 2016 - 3:57pm
December 1, 2016
Russ Stabler from the North Dakota Veterans Coordinating Council speaks Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at the West Fargo VFW about the veteran group calling themselves "Veterans Standing for Standing Rock" and their planned involvement with the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Stabler said North Dakota veterans do not support the group's actions and remain neutral on the conflict.David Samson / The Forum
ND veterans leaders denounce national vets group plan to join pipeline protest
December 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
November 10, 2016
Staff Sergeant Michael Steier spoke to his wife's kindergarten class about Veterans Day on Thursday. Photo by Ellie Pottwer/The Dickinson Press
Local veterans visit schools, discuss the importance of Veterans Day
November 10, 2016 - 7:24pm
(Rendering provided by ICON Architectural Group) The $2.5 million McKenzie County Veterans Memorial will begin construction in the spring.
Watford City veterans look to future memorial park
November 10, 2016 - 7:18pm
November 5, 2016
Eric Dacus, an Army veteran who saw combat in Iraq, killed himself outside a Grand Forks clinic in 2011.
Long after battle, survival still a struggle for soldiers
November 5, 2016 - 4:23pm
October 25, 2016
Jim Markey, VFW Quartermaster Adjutant of North Dakota, talks with a group of veterans and supporters of the tobacco tax ballot measure on Monday at The Depot.
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
October 25, 2016 - 6:39pm
October 11, 2016
Approved CFF
Hoeven: Initiative will help veterans access health care closer to home
October 11, 2016 - 9:24am
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