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Military

Minot VFW Post 753 to observe 100th anniversary

One hundred years ago on May 22, 1921, the Minot Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 753 was organized with 43 charter members. The post is the oldest VFW post in North Dakota. On Saturday, May 22, the post will observe its centennial with an open house from noon to 4 p.m. at the VFW Club at ...

Honoring veterans

Members of the Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Garrison started making patriotic quilts several months ago to give to veterans as a way to honor and thank them for their service. Last Monday, Mary Kohler, a Guild member from Benedict, presented, on behalf of the Quilt Guild, a red, white and blue ...

Local Wreaths Across America holding May fundraiser

The local Wreaths Across America is holding a fundraiser this month at five locations in Minot. The money collected will help sponsor wreaths for this year’s campaign. Through the month of May, the following locations will have a glass block container for monetary donations: Burger King, ...

Prairie Warrior Auction postponed

The Prairie Warrior Auction scheduled for May 15 at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, Minot, has been postponed until July 8. The auction, sponsored by the Minot Area Chamber EDC’s Military Affairs Committee, raises funds for various activities at Minot Air Force Base.

Minuteman III ICBM test launch aborts prior to launch

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, experienced a ground abort prior to launch, Air Force Global Strike Command officials said today. The cause of the ground abort is currently ...

Group seeking former 2nd Infantry Division members

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. The association will be holding its annual national reunion in Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 29-Oct. 3. For more information, visit the association’s website at ...