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 […]

2022 Commander for The American Legion

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Veteran from Lake Kiowa, Texas, Elected  National Commander of The American Legion  PHOENIX (Sept. 2, 2021) –  Paul E. Dillard was elected national commander of the nearly two-million member American Legion today in Phoenix, during the organization’s 102nd national convention. He first joined the nation’s […]

Today in American Legion history:

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Aug. 26, 1982: The American Legion, at its national convention in Chicago, presents a check for $1 million to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, making it the single largest contributor to the monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.   The road to its dedication […]

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. […]