By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Ride Across America: Cyclist Crossing U.S. in support of Homeless Veterans

 

Forrest Hershberger

Harold Palmquist is pictured with his dog Daisy and his bike after lunch during his stop in Sidney.

He might look like a homeless man, and you'd be right, but he's not without riches of a certain definition, or a reason to get up in the morning.

Monday morning, a bicyclist approached Sidney with several water bottles, and a supply cart in tow with nearly anything a cyclist might need on a multi-state ride. Harold Palmquist and his dog Daisy on on a cross-country quest, an effort to promote a nonprofit program called Veterans and Their Pets, and to bring awareness of veterans' needs.

The trip has taken them from the Atlantic coast to Nebraska with a goal of Seattle, Wash.

"If I want to...



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