veterans

VA Secretary McDonough shares how the Biden Admin. is helping veterans in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough, a Stillwater, Minnesota native, comes to Fargo’s VA Medical Center to discuss how veterans benefit from President Biden’s Unity Agenda. It includes a better national suicide prevention hotline for vets, efforts to reduce veteran homelessness and investing in a caregiver support program. North Dakota State University’s partnership is a…

Community welcomes home local heroes from the Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Everyone at Fargo’s Hector International Airport was beaming with patriotism as the Honor Flight of North Dakota, Minnesota is welcomed back from Washington, DC. The airport was filled with red, white and blue as our local heroes touched back down in Fargo around 7:00 Monday night after a weekend after seeing memorials built by their sacrifice…

Leaders stress need for more veterans centers in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Walz and members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation toured a veterans center in St. Paul, while calling for better access to mental health care and readjustment services for those who have served in the military. Walz, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Reps. Angie Craig and Dean Phillips made the visit on Veterans Day. They…

Spooky bowling tournament raises funds for Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN

"This would not be possible without Sunset Lanes"

People in creative costumes gathered at Sunset Lanes in Moorhead to participate in a ‘Bowling for Veterans Spooky Bowling Tournament’ and to raise money for a good cause. The funds raised at the tournament go directly to helping send area veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit monuments raised in their honor. The tournament had open bowl and team bowling; $1…

Cornerstone Dental Gives Free Care To Veterans

Military Veterans Were Honored For Their Service On Free USA Day

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Dentists at Cornerstone Dental celebrated Freedom USA day by providing veterans with free dental care. Services included teeth examinations, cleanings, and fillings. Dr. Stacy Goodwill, a veteran herself, told us how personal this day is for her and her family as well. “Our country is so fortunate to have everything we have because of these great…

Senator Cramer discusses efforts to assist veterans

FARGO, N.D.  (KVRR) — North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer is discussing efforts to help assist veterans across the state. As he convenes with his Veterans Advisory Board, Cramer says one implementation along the way to assist veterans includes an act that will provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to those struggling with traumatic brain injuries or post traumatic stress disorder. On the…

Bonanzaville’s Veterans Memorial Celebration honors local veterans

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Bonanzaville is honoring veterans in our community ahead of Memorial Day. At the annual Veterans Memorial Celebration Thursday evening, the West Fargo High School band performed as people enjoyed a free barbeque dinner prepared by veterans. Military-inspired exhibits commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and items from D-Day were on display….

Derby for Vets raises funds for local veterans

"All the proceeds, 100% of them go to the VA hospital for their services."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In appreciation of local veterans, a Derby for the Vets race and silent auction took place in downtown Fargo to help raise funds in support of veterans. Members of the community rallied behind unique derby cars as they raced to celebrate the 9th Annual Derby for the Vets event. “We came up with this crazy idea…