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Agent Orange Meeting
The Vietnam Veterans of America are holding a town hall meeting in Faribault on Saturday, April 22, to discuss Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam War.
Maynard Kaderlik of Montgomery is the national chairman of the VVA effort to get the word to veterans and their families and will be on our KDHL…
Rice Co. Officer to Deploy
Rice County Correctional Officer Steve Tuma attended today's Rice County Board of Commissioners meeting to be recognized for his upcoming military deployment to Cuba.
Tuma is going to Cuba for a one-year military activation at Guantanamo Bay for a security deployment...
Look Back: KOBK Jan-Feb 1917
Steve Groening presents the KOBK news for January-February 1917. On topic are the celebrations surrounding the return of Steele County’s Company I from Mexico, a report on the absentee rate at rural schools, and the fate of a proposed packing plant intended for Owatonna...
25,000 visited Wall
Closing ceremonies were held Monday for the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall on the Rice County Fairgrounds in Faribault.
Vietnam veteran Wayne Staab of Faribault served in the U.S. Marine Corps. The sergeant served 13 months in Vietnam and was wounded in combat...
The Wall Stops in Owatonna
A good-sized crowd came out Wednesday to welcome the Traveling Vietnam Wall to Owatonna on its way to a weekend on display in Faribault.
A sea of bikes and classic cars, many with American flags flying, already was in evidence on the Steele County Fairgrounds by 1PM Wednesday afternoon...
Faribault Citizens Were Awesome
I swelled with pride as I stood across from the Rice County Veterans Memorial on Wednesday to watch the escort of the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall arriving in Faribault.
The street was lined with scores of people waving flags and the number of vehicles escorting the Wall was incredible...
More Volunteers Are Needed
On Monday, Traveling Wall Project Co-Chairs Peter Van Sluis and Kirk Mansfield stopped by the KDHL studio for a visit on AM Minnesota.
Mansfield is excited the big day is nearing when the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall replica makes its trek to Faribault for a visit...
Traveling Wall Arrives Wed.
Vietnam Memorial Wall Faribault Co-Chairs Peter Van Sluis and Kirk Mansfield will be on KDHL for AM Minnesota on Monday to give details about the upcoming visit.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute owns the 80 percent scale Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall...
Caleb Erickson Memorial
The Caleb Erickson Memorial returns for its third year this Saturday, August 27, in Waseca. Erickson was a native of Waseca and a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan in 2014.
The day begins with a fun run/walk at 8AM at Clear Lake Park, which is on the southwest corner of Clear Lake...
Replica Wall Visit Needs Volunteers
Organizers of the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall visit to Faribault are putting out a request for volunteers. The Wall will be on the Rice County Fairgrounds September 1-5.
Volunteers are needed to assist visitors with finding names they are searching for on the Wall...

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