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The American Legion celebrates 100 years

The American Legion celebrates its 100th birthday this year. It is the largest wartime veterans service organization with over 2 million members in 13,000 posts across the nation. Wisconsin is home to over 50,000 members and over 500 posts. The American Legion, established by an act of Congress in 1919, was instrumental in getting the…

Gov. Evers’ Budget Provides a Start to Address Region’s Long-Term Care Needs

By State Sen. Patti Schachtner As our population ages, it’s important to prepare for the increased demand for long-term care services. Currently, challenges faced by nursing home facilities and our caregivers ignite questions about where we are, where we are headed, and where we need to be. Since 2016, 30 skilled nursing homes have closed…

Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo this weekend

ST. PAUL, Minn. – This weekend (Friday March 15- Sunday March 17) at Hamline University in St. Paul, the local nonprofit conservation group Minnesota Trout Unlimited (MNTU) is holding its annual Great Waters Fly Fishing  Expo. There will be more than 100 exhibitors and speakers from across the country, to help people learn more about…

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