veterans’ day

Veteran’s Day Events Planned For The Region

Monday is Veteran's Day

FARGO, N.D. — Monday is Veteran’s Day and there are a number of events planned to commemorate the day. A Veterans Day Ceremony with United Patriotic Bodies will be held at Fargo Civic Center at 11 a.m. Gov. Doug Burgum will pay tribute to military veterans at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck at 10 a.m. Gov. Tim Walz…

Elementary School kids surprise veterans with thank you cards

The cards were made yesterday as part of their lesson where they were taught about what it means to be a veteran

FARGO, N.D.- First Graders at Longfellow Elementary School walked almost a mile to the Fargo VA Hospital to give Veterans a thank you card, an American flag, and personally thank them for serving. “We drew flags and then we would, we put in a note inside of it and then some of us draw pictures on the back too. We want…

Longfellow Elementary Students Honor Veterans with Handmade Cards

Longfellow Elementary has been delivering cards to veterans for nearly ten years.

FARGO, N.D.–First graders at Longfellow Elementary spent the day learning about veterans. The students discussed what it means to be a veteran and made Veterans Day cards. Tomorrow, the students will walk about one mile to the VA Hospital, and deliver the cards and miniature American flags to the veterans. “I think they enjoy learning all this interesting information. They…

Metro Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Veteran’s Day, Remembers All Who Have Served

Bells rang at 11:00 a.m. in churches across the country to repeat history from Nov. 11, 1918

FARGO, N.D. — On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the bells toll to mark 100 years since the end of World War I. “We are where we are today, free, because of what they did. And even though their war wasn’t the end of all wars like they declared, they paved the way for…

Longfellow Elementary Students Thank Veterans With Homemade Cards

The students are making their cards for the veterans at the Fargo VA Health Care System

FARGO– Three classes of first graders at Longfellow Elementary spent the morning learning about Veterans Day. “I think that when we start all of the children think that veterans are people that shoot guns and fight in wars,” Longfellow Elementary teacher Sally Hamilton said. “They don’t realize some of the social impact they can have.” After a brainstorming session with…

Past And Current Military Members To Get Discount At SpartanNash Stores

Armed Forces Members will get an 11 percent discount for two days: on November 11 and 12

SpartanNash retail stores in eight states will say ‘Thank You’ to veterans this Veterans Day with a big discount. Current and former members of the Armed Forces will get an 11 percent discount for two days: on November 11 and 12. Veterans Day falls on a Sunday this year and will be observed on Monday the 12. All you have…

Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans In A Musical Way

The Full Battle Rattle Brass Quintet and the Flatland Dixieland Band of the 188th Army Band performed a one hour concert to the public

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library is honoring veterans and Veterans Day with a concert. The Full Battle Rattle Brass Quintet and the Flatland Dixieland Band of the 188th Army Band performed a one hour concert to the public. They played some all–time American favorites in honor of those who have served. People of all ages were invited to…

Parade and Memorial Service Recognizes Fargo Area Veterans

Governor Burgum spoke to the veterans at the Fargo Civic Center

FARGO, N.D. — From parades to memorial ceremonies, there was no shortage of events around town to celebrate and thank veterans for serving their country. All veterans who have or are fighting for the United States have something in common. “We were willing to sign our names on the dotted line to do whatever we needed to do for this country,”…

McKinley Elementary Students Sing for Local Veterans

It's a Veterans Day tradition the school has carried out for years

FARGO, ND — More than 160 students from kindergarten to 5th grade sang for our local veterans. The nearly hour-long performance at McKinley Elementary paid tribute to veterans across the country. About 30 veterans sat in as honored guests along with least 100 parents and family members. This Veterans Day Program is a school tradition which goes back at least…