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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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Eagan Post 594 send 6 to district convention

The team from Daniel R. Olson Post 594 in Eagan had the most attendees at the 3rd District Convention.

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Nation’s longest-living Gold Star Mother honored in Big Lake

Big Lake High School and Big Lake Post & Unit 147 hosted a special event called Stellabration on Jan. 6, with a special appearance from the King himself, Elvis Presley.

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Horse ranch up north provides healing through equine therapy

BAGLEY — For many of us, it takes a few hard knocks before we wake up to the truth and His greater plan for our lives.

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Haugen named Legionnaire of the Year

SAL Detachment Commander John Weiss gives the Legionnaire of the Year award to Robert “Tim” Haugen at the 9th District Mid-Winter Conference on Jan. 20.

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St. Paul has 4 players in Baseball Hall of Fame, and all 4 played Legion ball

With Minnesota Twins legend Joe Mauer being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January, the Fabulous 4th District has four Legion Baseball alumni who are in the hall.

Go to Pequot Lakes Post 49 serves over 250 meals on Thanksgiving Day

Pequot Lakes Post 49 serves over 250 meals on Thanksgiving Day

Pequot Lakes Post 49 served over 250 people free meals on Thanksgiving Day.

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Check out Twin Valley Post 431’s Christmas tree

Mara and Preston Halvorson came up with this patriotic Christmas tree for a local Parade of Trees competition. This entry was on behalf of Twin Valley Post 431. Mara is unit president and Preston is post commander.

Go to Backus Post 368 donates to Pine River-Backus School

Backus Post 368 donates to Pine River-Backus School

Backus Post 368 provided three donations to Pine River-Backus School.

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Dawson Post 177 honors 100-year-old member’s birthday

After the regular meetings of Dawson Post 177, coffee and cake were served in observance of Del Thielke’s 100th birthday, which was Nov. 9.

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TC Energy donates pickup to an American Legion post

Slayton Post 64 recently received an in-kind donation from TC Energy of a 2017 Chevy Silverado pickup. Presenting the title to Post 64 Commander Brad Pagel is Jeremy Winters with TC Energy. Winters is a Post 64 member.

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