Bill threatens e-pulltab games

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ST. PAUL — A bill that would severely constrict the 2012 deal surrounding electronic charitable gambling in Minnesota was a hot topic among veterans organizations the past month. The e-pulltab language quickly moved from a committee into the commerce omnibus bill without much time for […]

Secretary: Vet Center for St. Cloud possible

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McDonough meets with Legion during Minnesota visit By Tim Engstrom ST. CLOUD — An issue that has seemed dead at times over the past 10 years is finally gaining traction. State officials and an American Legion member met with VA Secretary Denis McDonough in May […]

Oliver North is coming to Hutch in November

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HUTCHINSON — Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North. Book author Oliver North. Fox News commentator and host Oliver North. Past NRA President Oliver North. Husband, father and grandfather Oliver North. The man has worn many hats over the years. Now he is coming to the annual […]

7 tips for boosting membership

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By Tim Engstrom Is your Post struggling with membership? Are you using the same old strategy? Does that strategy look like this: Ask members to ask non-members to join. Nothing is wrong with that strategy, but it is a weak approach when it is the […]

Zero tax bill gets zero action

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By Tim Engstrom The Minnesota Legionnaire Note: The Minnesota Legionnaire’s press deadline was March 25. ST. PAUL — An effort to reduce property taxes to zero on Posts belonging to congressionally chartered veteran organizations seem pretty much dead for the 2021 legislative session. Bills that […]

Media Advisory: American Legion National Commander to Speak at Twin Cities locations

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MEDIA ADVISORY                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 29, 2021   CONTACT: Tim Engstrom Director of Communications American Legion Dept. of Minnesota tengstrom@mnlegion.org 952-679-0134   American Legion National Commander to Speak at Twin Cities locations ~~ Members of the media and public are invited to […]

Legislation on behalf of Minnesota veterans

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2021 legislative priorities could include: vets courts, tax relief, memorial highway, adult day care By Tim Engstrom ST. PAUL — The Department of Minnesota Executive Committee meets March 6 at La Crescent Post 595. On the agenda will be determining the state legislative priorities for […]