Tag: Veterans

Crow Wing County Veterans Services 9-29-22

Erik Flowers, Veterans’ Service Officer of Crow Wing County, updates our listeners on the latest information regarding the Post 9/11 Veteran Service Bonus, the PACT ACT and the issue of Camp Lejeune being mentioned recently in the media.


September 29, 2022 0

Armed Forces Veterans Tribute Day on 7/22/22

Mary Marana, Executive Director of the Crisis Line and Referral Service of Brainerd, joins us to promote “Armed Forces Veterans Tribute Day” to be held at All Veterans Memorial on Friday, July 22, 2022 starting at 1PM.


July 18, 2022 0

Strength & Honor Lift-A-Thon returns July 27-28 for veterans fundraiser

(Aitkin, MN) — An annual showcase of off-season work and fundraising for local veterans through Aitkin High School student-athletes will be coming to a head July 27-28 in the annual Strength & Honor Lift-A-Thon from Aitkin High School. We chatted with Aitkin teacher and coach Rob Williams about their Speed, Strength, and Agility program that helps…
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July 14, 2022 0

Crow Wing Veterans Service joins Wake the Lakes Morning Show

Erik Flowers, Veterans Service Officer for Crow Wing County, discussed a new bonus coming up for active duty members serving post 9/11, and how they are watching closely changes with the Veterans Benefits Adminstration.


June 30, 2022 0

Legislature Approves Post 9/11 Service Bonuses

St. Paul, MN — One of the first bills passed by the Minnesota Legislature this session will help give a boost Minnesota Veterans, and specifically post 9/11 veterans and Gold Star families. The legislature has appropriated $24 million towards service bonuses for those post 9/11 veterans and depending on their level of service, could receive…
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May 20, 2022 0

Polk County Veterans Services Adding Vendors for Veterans Fair

Crookston, MN — The list of vendors for the annual Polk County Veterans Fair continues to grow. The Veterans Fair is scheduled for Friday, April 1st from 10am to 2pm at the Crookston National Guard Armory. Kurt Ellefson of Polk County Veteran Services, who joined the KKCQ Food for Thought Program this week, previews the…
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March 4, 2022 0

Traill County Veterans Services Mailing Out Annual Blue Christmas Ornaments

Hillsboro, ND — While to most, “Blue Christmas” is just a hit holiday tune made famous by Elvis Pressley, but to those who have lost someone in the past year it’s a harsh reality that they won’t be spending time with them during this special time of year. To help honor the lives of Veterans…
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December 10, 2021 0

Koochiching County Veterans Service Office to get matching funding for grant.

Mark Lessard explains what the Koochiching County Board approved for further advances with a grant proposal for a professional styled Veterans Memorial to hold special items from past veterans for display.


December 2, 2021 0

Mark Lessard from the Koochiching County Veterans Service Office

Mark Lessard joined us for Lets Talk about it, and talked about the services offered at the Veterans Service Office as well as some of the up coming programs that the Office is involved with.


December 2, 2021 0