veterans

Cramer & Hoeven Welcome Veterans Affairs Secretary to Fargo

Sec. Robert Wilkie toured the Fargo VA and the private practice healing with hyperbarics

FARGO, N.D. — Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer took Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on a tour of a facility in Fargo that is changing the way veterans are treated for PTSD and brain injuries. On August 13, 2005, Tyler Einarson was serving his country in Afghanistan, keeping watch while the rest of his team was cleaning up. “I…

Inaugural American Veterans Motorcycle Show Raises Awareness

The mayors of Moorhead and Dilworth were at the opening ceremony

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Fargo VFW held their first American Veterans Motorcycle Show. Bikers rode to the Fargo National Cemetery Dedication Ceremony in the morning. A bike show took place in the afternoon, and people could vote for their favorite bikes and even the ugliest one. The mayors of Moorhead and Dilworth spoke at the opening ceremony. Vendors and live music…

Department of Veterans Affairs Dedicates Fargo National Cemetery

Local dignitaries were there, and military members were honored

HARWOOD, N.D. — It’s a 4.82-acre site that will serve the needs of 30,000 veterans, as well as their spouses and family members. Even though it was a rainy day, people crowded into a tent for the Fargo National Cemetery Dedication Ceremony. Local dignitaries were there, and it was a time to honor those who served our country. Lucas Dusek,…

Hoeven Announces New Program To Help Veterans

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans from all branches packed into the West Fargo VFW to voice their opinion on healthcare and the Fargo VA while sharing experiences, and there was a lot of expectations from the talks. “As a community veteran, it’s important that we keep on the VA doing, the senators and legislative representative out looking making their following through…

Man Who Mows For Free Across The Country Stops In Fargo Again

Rodney Smith Junior is traveling the country and mowing the lawns of the elderly, disabled, single parents or veterans for free

Ms. Freetag, Rodney Smith, Jr. & Officer Nolan Kroger/Facebook FARGO, N.D. — A man on a mission to help people across the country mow their lawns has returned to Fargo. Rodney Smith Junior is traveling the country and mowing the lawns of the elderly, disabled, single parents or veterans for free. He stopped by the home of Ms. Freetag who…

Veterans Honor Flight Holds Fundraiser at RedHawks Game

The next honor flight will be October 20th and 21st

FARGO, N.D. — It was Veterans Honor Flight Jersey Day at the RedHawks game and there was no shortage of support. The players wore Honor Flight jerseys that will be auctioned off. The fundraiser also included merchandise, a silent auction and a chance to donate money. All proceeds go towards taking about 90 veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the…

Man Plants Patriotism In His Front Yard With 25 American Flags

Moorhead Man Hopes To Grown Veterans Memorial And Continue Family Tradition

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something that pops up in a quiet Moorhead neighborhood during the summer. At a house on the corner of 13th Street and 4th Avenue South, just a couple blocks north of MSUM. Dozens of American flags stand tall in a single yard. It’s a striking visual. Behind that display is a man with a lot…

Bonanzaville Hosts 4th of July Celebration and Veterans 5k and 10k

The whole celebration will wrap up with fireworks lighting up the night sky

WEST FARGO, ND — Many people are spending the holiday today out enjoying time with friends and family grilling and enjoying firework shows. Here on the 4th people across the FM area are at Bonanzaville to check out all the food, games and exhibits. With getting an event like this set up takes a lot of hard work and effort….

North Dakota Veterans Gather at West Fargo VFW for 98th State Convention

The quartermaster general wants more veterans to get involved

WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áVeterans from across North Dakota are in West Fargo for the VFW State Convention. The convention includes socials and dinners, but also matters of business. There are administration and committee meetings to talk about plans and legislation that advocate for veterans. The VFW helps veterans work through the red tape at the VA and get claims filed….