veterans

VA Healthcare Center opens new Resource and Referral Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D– The VA Health Care System hosts a grand opening for its new Community Resource and Referral Center. It was created to provide resources to veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless and those who are already homeless. The facility has resources like a primary care clinic, food pantry, kitchen and computer lab. The opening ceremony was attended…

Sanford Health to receive Department of Defense Freedom Award

The award is given to employers who provide exceptional support to workers in the National Guard and Reserve.

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to taking care of those who have risked their lives for our country, Sanford Health is an expert. Not just among employers in the Red River Valley, but among all employers across the nation. The health care system has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense as one of the 2020 Employer Support…

All Honor Flights For 2020 Postponed

Some disappointing news for our war heroes waiting to take the next Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Honor Flight Network has postponed all trips for the 2020 flight season in response to COVID-19. ‚Äč They say that those with questions about their individual trip should contact their local Honor Flight hub. More than 23,000 veterans were given free trips to…

Fargo National Cemetery hosts virtual Memorial Day ceremony

The cemetery honored fallen soldiers on the holiday with the help from North Dakota and Minnesota politicians

FARGO, N.D. — This Memorial Day is the first since the Fargo National Cemetery opened it’s gates in September of last year. It is the first and only national veterans cemetery in North Dakota. The cemetery had big plans to hold it’s inaugural Memorial Day celebration this year, but things were forced to change amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Still, they…

Memorial Day events will look different amid coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — The COVID-19 pandemic won’t prevent local veteran organizations from honoring fallen service members this Memorial Day. U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Fargo National Cemetery will hold it’s inaugural Memorial Day event online, sharing the celebration with the public through Facebook at 2 p.m. North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong will be the keynote speaker, and both North Dakota…

West Fargo VFW Raises Cash For Veterans At St.Patrick’s Day Celebration

The West Fargo VFW Will Be Hosting A Celebration For The Veterans Of The Vietnam War On March 29th.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo VFW is celebrating St.Patrick’s Day early this year. The bar served Beer and Irish Stew to all the hungry people coming in. The gun is a 1907 Remington Model 8 .32 cal. The money raised from the auction goes back to funding the VFW’s Military Order of the Cootie. The group is set…

Veterans Honor Flight Hosts An Event To Raise Money

The organization hosts events all year round in order to be able to fund the trips.

FARGO, N.D.- The event featured a soup cook off, silent auction and a bake sale. The organization hosts events all year round in order to be able to fund the trips. Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, the organization had to postpone its April flight. About 97 veterans were scheduled to be on the upcoming trip. “We’ve had to contact…

ND/MN Honor Flight Cancelled Due to Risk of COVID-19

Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN was scheduled for April 26th - 27th.

All National Honor Flight trips have been suspended through April, 30 due to the high risk of COVID-19 exposure. The Honor Flight Network made the announcement Wednesday morning. The Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN was scheduled for April 26 and 27. The Board of Directors is working to contact anyone who was scheduled for this trip to inform them of…

West Fargo VFW Hosts Super Bowl Party

Fans cheered on the Chiefs and 49ers in Super Bowl 54

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People packed into West Fargo’s VFW to watch the biggest Sunday night in sports television. Eric Jorgenson, who helps keep the place running on such a busy night, says it takes a lot of work. “So as you can see a brand new building, doesn’t look like your average VFW, we changed our liquor license back…