A letter received by Eau Claire attorney Ed Manydeeds last month contained not only a tie to his family’s past home along the North Dakota-South Dakota border but unearthed a previously unknown secret as well. The letter from the veterans
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Shane Ladner convicted of 6 of 7 charges
May 3rd, 2017 by MOTHAX I've been covering this for a while now, and wrote about it earlier this week, but in case you missed that, here's a brief synopsis of the controversy The background is fairly simple. Shane Ladner claimed he received a Purple Heart in Operation Just Cause, the invasion of Panama. After service he got a job as a police officer, and started getting purple heart license plates. A few years ago there was a wounded warrior type hunt in west Texas, and Shane and his wife Meg attended, based on his purple heart. Tragically a train hit a parade float they were riding on, and Meg lost her leg. That's when things got weird. Turns out that Ladner was still in High School during Just Cause. Then he…
VFW adopts soldiers
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7103 in Athens is adopting a company of soldiers about to be deployed to Southwest Asia.