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Peters testifies on Purple Heart license plate legislation

Mar 11, 2020
The Minnesota House Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division Committee recently heard Rep. Kristin Bahner, District 34B (center), presenting her Motor Vehicles bearing Purple Heart medal plate fee exemptions bill (HF 3552), with testimony support by Ryan Sabinish (left), past state...

Goodhue County becomes Purple Heart County

Nov 8, 2018
The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to proclaim Goodhue County a Purple Heart County at their meeting Nov. 6. Veterans Service Officer Robby Robinson requested that the board make that designation. He also reported that 1,910,162 Purple Hearts have been awarded to United...

Lake City becomes a ‘Purple Heart Community’

Aug 22, 2018
Representatives from local, regional, and state veterans groups were on hand Aug. 16 to watch the Lake City City Council unanimously approve a motion to make the city a “Purple Heart Community.” The designation honors members of the U.S. armed forces who received the Purple Heart for being wounded...

Wabasha County to become 'Purple Heart' county

Apr 11, 2018
Wabasha County will become a “Purple Heart County” Tuesday, April 17, at 9 a.m. in the County Board committee meeting room in Wabasha. A bill before the state legislature permits cities and counties to do the following: 1. Designate itself as a Purple Heart county or city; 2. Reserve parking space...

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