Emergency Relief Grants are available for Sherburne County veterans from the State of Minnesota, Department of Veterans Affairs. Sherburne County is one of 18 counties to be eligible to receive Emergency Relief Grants to assist veterans affected by the storm on June 21, 2013. The grant is not to exceed $1,000 per veteran. Applications are [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor The first in a series of dinners planned for active military, reservists, National Guard members, veterans and their families was a success. The event, held Feb. 11, attracted 70 people to Central Lutheran Church in Elk River. The next dinner will be held March 11 at Living Waters Church in Elk [...]
by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Sherburne County Veterans Service Office staff saw growth this summer in the numbers of men and women who served the United States from World War II through current conflicts, and who are now turning to the county office for guidance on obtaining any benefits — medical or financial — that [...]
by Don Heinzman Contributing writer Ben Bauman, new chair of the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce, wants to make views of business members better known in the community through a more active Governmental Relations Committee. Bauman said sometimes the positions of the business community and other agencies differ and those differences need to be [...]
by Kelly Johnson ECM Publishers Veterans were honored at a memorial celebration Sunday, May 20 in Nowthen. The event, held at Nowthen Alliance Church, recognized Nowthen veterans dating back to the Civil War through the present. It also featured a tribute to Marvin Thomazin, a Nowthen resident who earned accolades for his service but rarely [...]
Thank you to everyone who stopped and picked up a poppy on Friday, May 11. Thank you, also, to local stores that allowed us to distribute poppies. Our veterans and their families appreciate your donations so much! — Elk River-Rogers VFW and Elk River American Legion, and their auxiliaries
VFW 5518 and Legion Post 112 and Ladies Auxiliary members will distribute poppies in Elk River Friday, May 11. Donations stay local and help assist veterans and their families, and mail packages to active duty military personnel.
St. Cloud Hospital’s Education department and the St. Cloud Veterans Administration will partner to host the 2nd annual We Honor Veterans: Partnering on End of Life Care for community hospice and palliative care providers and the Veterans Administration Health Care System from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 29 at CentraCare Health Plaza, Windfeldt Room. The conference will [...]