Hundreds of People Gather in Karlstad to Honor Fallen Marine

Lance Corporal Riley Kuznia passed away on New Year's Day

KARLSTAD, Minn. — Things were very somber inside a packed gymnasium at Tri–County High School. There family, friends, hockey teammates and brothers in arms came together to celebrate the impact Riley Kuznia had on their lives. Many people remember him as a caring and compassionate man who loved standing up for others and supporting his family. In a eulogy, Riley’s mom,…

FRA Picnic Brings Sailors, Marines and Coasties Together

They do the event annually

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sailors, Marines and Coasties from all over North Dakota got to know each other better at the Fargo Fleet Reserve Association’s (FRA) annual picnic in West Fargo. Because our region is so far from an ocean, veterans and those still working in the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard say it can be hard to meet others…

North Dakota Senators Address Veterans’ Issues

Senators Hoeven and Heitkamp visited the West Fargo VFW for their Mid-Winter Conference

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Both North Dakota senators were in West Fargo speaking to veterans at a VFW post for their mid–winter conference. There are multiple issues facing veterans these days including budget cuts, homelessness and unemployment, but Senator John Hoeven said North Dakota has made significant progress with veterans’ access to healthcare. “The VA healthcare system that exists here…