Get To Know the American Legion Riders

Have you met the American Legion Riders?  If not, now is your chance. Read on to learn more about how this organization of American Legion motorcycle enthusiasts got started, how they serve veterans, their families, and our local communities, and how to get involved. Who […]

WWII hero to receive French Legion of Honor at Montgomery Post 79

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2022 CONTACT: Tim Engstrom Mike Maxa Director of Communications Adjutant American Legion Dept. of Minnesota American Legion Dept. of Minnesota tengstrom@mnlegion.org mmaxa@mnlegion.org 952-679-0134 763-229-7595 WWII hero to receive French Legion of Honor at Montgomery Post 79 ~~ Please […]

Release: Eden Valley-Watkins High School student wins state level of American Legion Oratorical Contest

        MEDIA ADVISORY                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 2, 2021 mnlegion.org   CONTACT: Tim Engstrom Director of Communications American Legion Department of Minnesota tengstrom@mnlegion.org 952-679-0134 Eden Valley-Watkins High School student wins state level of American Legion Oratorical Contest ANOKA — A […]

There is a serious blood shortage now

Mail Call from The Minnesota Legionnaire This letter to the editor contains information I have come across from the American Red Cross and is pertinent to our mission as Legionnaires: Donate Blood to Save Lives: There may be different reasons behind the blood requirement of […]

Appreciation Rally is around the corner

FOREST LAKE — The Minnesota American Legion Family Appreciation Rally is the next membership get-together on the Legion Family calendar. It is slated for March 12 at Forest Lake Post 225. Cost is $20. To make reservations, contact rally chairmen Terry Larson and Don Skow. […]

Minneapolis VA performs new brain surgery

There aren’t many other places to get it MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is now among the few hospitals able to offer deep brain stimulation surgery. “There was a big hole in our country,” said VA staff neurosurgeon Robert McGovern. “Until now, […]

National commander to tour southern Minnesota

By Tim Engstrom The Minnesota Legionnaire ST. PAUL — The American Legion National Commander’s Tour of Minnesota starts in the Twin Cities and heads south this year. National Commander Paul E. Dillard is all set to tour the state April 10 to 15. He was […]

SAL conference switches date, place

ST. CLOUD — Sons of The American Legion Spring Conference has a change of date and change of location. The conference will be on Saturday, March 19, at St. Augusta Post 621, 1894 247th Street, St. Augusta, at 9 a.m. The Detachment Finance Committee will […]