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Charges: Woman Forged Checks While Husband Served In Kuwait

A Vadnais Heights woman is accused of forging checks for a total of nearly $5,000 while her estranged husband was serving in Kuwait with the Minnesota National Guard.

08/07/2013

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45 Minn. National Guard Soldiers Returning Home

Eighteen soldiers in Minnesota’s Army National Guard are returning home on Veterans Day after being stationed overseas since last year. The other 27 soldiers from their company are scheduled to return next month.

11/10/2012

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MN Marine Watches His Son’s Birth From Kuwait

One Minnesota father wasn’t about to miss the birth of his baby boy, even though he was serving in the military in Kuwait.

11/05/2012

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6,700 Miles Away, Skype Brings Dad To Delivery Room

James Robbins got the message every expecting father waits nine long months to receive. But getting to the hospital in time wasn’t an option.

11/03/2012

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ND Guard Soldiers Who Served In Kuwait Honored

North Dakota National Guard soldiers who served a year in the Middle East are being honored.

10/07/2012

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Truman Settles Police Officer’s Employment Claim

The southern Minnesota city of Truman and the federal government have settled an employment claim filed by a police officer who served in Kuwait.

08/09/2012

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Red Bulls Keep On Coming Home

This weekend marks the return of all Minnesota Red Bulls who were deployed to Kuwait. At 9:40 a.m. a plan carrying the second to last wave of Red Bulls landed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

05/05/2012

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Hundreds Of ‘Red Bulls’ Return From Kuwait

Hundreds of National Guard soldiers are coming home Sunday and Monday.

04/22/2012

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Guard Helps Returning Vets Find Jobs, Schooling

The Minnesota National Guard is helping their soldiers get ready for civilian jobs, all while they are still in Kuwait.

03/06/2012

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MN-Based Organization Gives Troops Steak Dinner

A giant gesture of Minnesota Nice stretched across two continents Saturday, bringing soldiers and their families together.

02/25/2012

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MN Soldiers Host Polar Plunge In Kuwait For Good Cause

Minnesotan soldiers in Kuwait know how to make it feel just like home: host a polar plunge.

02/06/2012

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A Soldier Returns Home After Burglars Stole Christmas

A Minneapolis family is thankful for the outpouring of generosity after the children’s presents were stolen from right under the tree. Since the incident, it’s been one surprise after another for the Ottums.

12/24/2011

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Soldier Home From Kuwait Surprises Lunch Lady Mom

A Minnesota mom’s holiday season will be a lot brighter after today. She got a huge surprise in the lunch line at school where she works.

12/12/2011

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Minn. Mother Welcomes Home 1 Of Her Sons From War

As if it’s not hard enough having one son overseas, one Northfield mother has to cope with both her sons in a war zone.

12/05/2011

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Soldier Surprises Family On Sidelines Of Vikings Game

While the Minnesota Vikings were losing to the Oakland Raiders at the Metrodome, a Minnesota soldier was plotting a huge surprise for his wife and family.

11/20/2011

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