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November 8, 2016
Variety of events honor veterans this week
The Superior Elks Lodge holds its sixth annual Veterans Day dinner and program starting at 5 p.m. Friday with a social hour.
November 8, 2016 - 8:22am
November 4, 2016
Essentia Health honors veterans in hospice with patriotic pillowcases
As the nation plans to honor veterans on Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Essentia Health also honors veterans in hospice care, with a special, handmade gift. As part of the "We Honor Veterans" program, all veterans entering hospice through Essentia are presented with a certificate of appreciation,...
November 4, 2016 - 9:05am
September 2, 2016
Halvor Lines move walls to help veterans remember near home
Most walls are made to divide; to keep people out. One wall, however, "The Wall That Heals," was made to bring people together in remembrance.
September 2, 2016 - 8:00am
August 23, 2016
Flag raising honors Army nurse
The American flag will be raised at 9 a.m. in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center for Mary A. (Markon) Johnson. The event is free and open to the public.
August 23, 2016 - 8:02am
August 5, 2016
Counties best deliver services to veterans
Sen. Jon Erpenbach Veterans in Wisconsin need only to travel within their own county to have personal contact with another veteran helping navigate access to services. That office is the County Veterans Service Office, by statute a "bricks and mortar" office where a veteran can...
August 5, 2016 - 7:00am
July 12, 2016
Lake Nebagamon breaks ground on armed services tribute
After nearly five years of planning, organizers will break ground for the Lake Nebagamon Armed Services Tribute Friday beside the village auditorium....
July 12, 2016 - 7:00am
May 27, 2016
A day for remembering veterans
Greenwood Cemetery Greenwood Cemetery in Superior hosts a Memorial Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, rain or shine, in Veterans Memorial Park. The address will be given by Scott Markle, an Air Force veteran and educator with the Richard I. Bong World War II Veterans Historical Center....
May 27, 2016 - 7:00am
May 13, 2016
Injured Army veterans talks about overcoming adversity
Jason Church, a motivational speaker, is coming to the Douglas County.
May 13, 2016 - 8:14am
Student presents U-Boat research to vets
With barely a glance at his PowerPoint screen, Luke Jarrell traced the final run of the U-505, the German U-boat captured during World War II....
May 13, 2016 - 8:11am
April 5, 2016
Veterans helping vets
Over the last few years, volunteers have been hard at work turning a 14-acre parcel of land in Dairyland from a wooded area to a retreat where...
April 5, 2016 - 2:38pm
March 25, 2016
New VSO takes over
The former marine and retired Naval Reservist — now Douglas County’s veterans service officer — is determined to ensure the estimated 4,300...
March 25, 2016 - 8:17am
March 18, 2016
Putting history within reach
Every year, Superior Middle School students visit the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center.
March 18, 2016 - 8:10am
March 11, 2016
County Board considers appointing next veterans service officer
Douglas County administration has selected its next veterans service officer. And next week, the Douglas County Board considers making that appointment official. Brian Erickson of the town of Superior is Douglas County Administrator Andy Lisak’s nominee for post responsible for...
March 11, 2016 - 7:00am
December 18, 2015
Veterans request board review of VSO termination
With five pieces of paper and 50 signatures, veterans are making their voice heard following the loss of Douglas County Veteran Service Officer Trevor Welsch. "We’re looking for some answers," said Vietnam veteran Dennis Bee. A petition asking the Douglas County Board of Supervisors...
December 18, 2015 - 7:00am
December 4, 2015
Groups gather gift donations for veterans
In the spirit of the holiday season, the Richard I. Bong Book Club, Richard I. Bong American Legion Auxiliary, the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435, and volunteers at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center are working together to collect gift donations for the Silver...
December 4, 2015 - 7:00am