RELEASE: Minnesota American Legion to launch fastpitch softball for girls

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NEWS RELEASE                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021   CONTACT: Tim Engstrom                                                                                    Mike Arvidson Director of Communications                                                       Director American Legion Dept. of Minnesota                                      Minnesota American Legion Fastpitch Softball tengstrom@mnlegion.org                                                           michaelarvidson@hotmail.com 952-679-0134                                                                                     701-318-0926   Minnesota American Legion to launch fastpitch softball for girls […]

COVID nearly took life of past comptroller

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By Tim Engstrom EAGAN — Roger Myren didn’t have an underlying health condition. He didn’t have diabetes or asthma. He wasn’t obese. He was a healthy 69-year-old man. Yet COVID-19 hit him hard, nearly taking his life. A Harvard-educated pulmonary physician entered his case into […]

Department boosting the Veterans Assistance Fund

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And a farewell was given to the VA&R admin assistant By Tim Engstrom REDWOOD FALLS — Department Service Officer Jeremy Wolfsteller announced to the Department Executive Committee and others watching in person and from home that VA&R Administrative Assistant Heather Larson will be moving on. […]

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 […]