Veterans Day

by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central students, staff and members of the community gathered together to recognize past and present veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. Highlighted by performances by the Central High School band and choirs, the ceremony also featured student speakers as well as guest speaker Lt. Col. Jon Lovald. Veteran […]

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by Erin Kossan Carver County News With Veterans Day happening this week, many conversations over the family dinner table may have touched on local military heroes. In many cases, one may not even realize that his or her neighbor is a veteran, someone like Watertown native David Dressel, who spent years serving the country in […]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Recognizing U.S. veterans beyond the holiday of Veterans Day was the message being promoted by speakers and students during a program at the packed Central High School gymnasium on Monday. During the one-hour long program bolstered by performances from the Central High School Band and choir students, speakers praised the […]

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Through events such as the Washington D.C. trip in 2007 and the Waconia Veterans Appreciation Weekend this summer, the Waconia Lions Club has demonstrated its strong support for area veterans. The Lions are continuing that tradition with a special flag project that will enhance City Square Park in Waconia. In recent months, the Lions have […]

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This Sunday, social media sites like Twitter and Facebook will surely light up with messages thanking military personnel — both past and present — for their service. Restaurants around the country will offer free meals to those who have served, retail stores will offer discounts, cities will host parades and NFL games will almost certainly […]

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