A Veterans Day tradition continues in Stillwater

Leo's Grill and Malt Shop in Stillwater handed out more than 200 free meals on Veterans Day, the Pioneer Press reports. It is the 5th year owner Cory Buettner has invited veterans and other military personnel to order anything on the menu at no cost. This year, he is extending the free meal offer from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, the federal government holiday. "It's our way of giving back to the community because they support us all year," Buettner said.
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Leo's Grill and Malt Shop in Stillwater handed out more than 200 free meals on Veterans Day, the Pioneer Press reports. It is the 5th year owner Cory Buettner has invited veterans and other military personnel to order anything on the menu at no cost. This year, he is extending the free meal offer from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, the federal government holiday. "It's our way of giving back to the community because they support us all year," Buettner said.

It was an extra special Veterans Day for some families of Minnesota National Guard soldiers serving in Kuwait. Eighteen men and women with the 147th Human Resources Company returned early Sunday night after being deployed for nearly a year, KARE 11 reports.

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