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Helping veterans get better medical access

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According to the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, there are currently a little over 33,000 military veterans living in northwestern Minnesota.

Of those, more than 13,600 are receiving treatment at the Veterans Administration Medical Centers in Fargo and St. Cloud -- yet in many rural areas, reliable transportation to and from the VAMC is often limited, if available at all.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 847-3151
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