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Friends will host a fundraiser benefit on Saturday, May 11 to help Dale Sorlie, a North Dakota Air National Guard veteran of 22 years. In the fall of 2010, he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which has left him unable to work, and has resulted in loss of income and extensive medical bills. The fundraiser is scheduled for 6 to 11 p.m. at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne St. The benefit will include a silent auction, raffle, bake sale, live music by Crash DJ, Sloppy-Joe supper, and a “Ketchup in the Face” carnival style game.
The historic 63rd North Dakota Legislative Session has come to an end and the unprecedented session was historic in many ways. In addition to the length of the 80 day session, there is a litany of reasons separating and uniquely defining this session. It included record tax relief, record spending levels and reform of education funding, record statewide infrastructure spending, record spending for human services, and protection and safety of life for the unborn, young and old.
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West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern, along with West Fargo VFW Ladies Auxiliary President Janet Ronning, recently declared May as Buddy Poppy month. The VFW conducted its first poppy distribution before Memorial Day in 1922, becoming the first veterans' organization to organize a nationwide distribution. The poppy soon was adopted as the official memorial flower of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.Today, VFW Buddy Poppies still are assembled by disabled and needy veterans in VA Hospitals. The minimal assessment (cost of Buddy Poppies) to VFW units provides compensation to the vet