veterans’ day

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…

First Grade Students Say Thank You to Veterans by Visiting VA Hospital

Students from Longfellow Elementary delivered handmade cards to say thank you to veterans for Veterans' Day

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans’ Day is Saturday, and students at a Fargo elementary school continued their tradition of delivering cards to veterans. They braved the cold to give thanks to area veterans. Over sixty first grade students left Longfellow Elementary School on a very important mission, carrying miniature American flags and handmade cards. Their spirits were high as they refused…

Native American Veterans Honored at Ceremony on MSUM Campus

More Native Americans per capita are veterans than any other ethnic group

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM hosted a Veterans’ Day ceremony honoring Native American members of the Armed Forces. The hour–long program brought in members of the White Earth Veterans’ Honor Guard and Buffalo River Drum Group to the Comstock Union Ballroom. The accomplishments of native people in the Armed Forces were recognized during the ceremony. Like all ethnic groups, Native American…

Longfellow Elementary Students Create Handmade Thank You Cards for Veterans

This is the seventh year where first grade students from Longfellow will personally deliver thank you cards to veterans at the VA Hospital

FARGO, N.D. — Students at a Fargo elementary school are creating handmade thank–you cards for veterans at the Fargo VA Hospital. It’s been a Veterans’ Day tradition at Longfellow Elementary for years. Veterans’ Day is Saturday and the first grade students at Longfellow Elementary want to let the veterans at the VA Hospital feel appreciated. “Veterans are an important part…