Tim Engstrom

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Go to Minnesota Boys State is June 9-15; register now

Minnesota Boys State is June 9-15; register now

There is still time for young men to register to take part in this event. Doing so at www.mnboysstate.org, they can find valuable information about the week ahead of them.

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Junior Shooting Sports keeps producing winners

ANOKA — Megan Jaros has been in youth shooting for five years. Her father had been looking for an activity for her.

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Mail Call: Tax cuts for charities is the top priority

Veterans service organizations, athletic associations, fire-relief associations, nonprofits, bars, and restaurants with charitable gambling operations became very concerned about their futures with the passing of the Minnesota legislature’s tax omnibus bill.

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Mail Call: Taking knee is disrespectable to war dead

I attended the basketball game on Dec. 28, 2023, at the Moorhead holiday basketball tournament, between Osseo and Dilworth/Glyndon/Felton. As much as the game was very entertaining, I was appalled at the behavior of six of the Osseo team during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

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Scouting Committee meets in Apple Valley

The Department of Minnesota Scouting Committee met at 10 a.m. March 9 at Apple Valley Post 1776 for the purpose of reviewing and selecting the 2024 Eagle Scout of the Year scholarship winner and conducting other Scouting Committee business.

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North Branch Post 85 presents flag from Pearl Harbor

During the February meeting of North Branch American Legion Post 85, the North Branch American Legion Riders presented Commander Rick Hals with a flag that was flown at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

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Commander: Sign 1 more member before convention

When I was in the second grade my teacher, Mrs. Herron, had the class write papers on what we wanted to be when we grew up.  I wrote mine on how I wanted to be a soldier.

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American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year repeats

HUTCHINSON — The Eagle Scout of the Year for 2024 is the Eagle Scout of the Year for 2023.

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Anderson endorsed for department historian

Christopher Anderson Sr. has been endorsed by Hastings Post 47 for Department of Minnesota historian for 2024-2025.

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O’Bar endorsed for department historian

Karen O’Bar has been endorsed by William Larson Post 366 in Bertha for department historian for the year 2024-2025 year. O’Bar served in U.S. Army from 1985 to 2009.