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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.
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.
One Minnesota father wasn’t about to miss the birth of his baby boy, even though he was serving in the military in Kuwait.
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.
North Dakota National Guard soldiers who served a year in the Middle East are being honored.
The southern Minnesota city of Truman and the federal government have settled an employment claim filed by a police officer who served in Kuwait.
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.
Hundreds of National Guard soldiers are coming home Sunday and Monday.
The Minnesota National Guard is helping their soldiers get ready for civilian jobs, all while they are still in Kuwait.
A giant gesture of Minnesota Nice stretched across two continents Saturday, bringing soldiers and their families together.
Minnesotan soldiers in Kuwait know how to make it feel just like home: host a polar plunge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soldiers from the companies of Delta and Bravo were preparing Sunday afternoon for a quick mission into Iraq.
All the members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 452nd Ordnance Co. are now back home, after spending a year in Kuwait and Iraq.
Hundreds of people gathered to formally send off about 160 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who are bound for a year of duty in the Middle East.
A send-off is set in Austin Thursday for 159 Minnesota National Guard soldiers.
More than 2,000 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard are leaving to begin training for a one-year deployment overseas.
Thousands of soldiers from across the state are preparing for a yearlong deployment to Iraq. A total of 2,400 members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, known as the Red Bulls, will head overseas in support of Operation New Dawn. Deployment ceremonies are planned over the coming weeks.
On a crisp spring evening, Wes Moechnig heads into the milking parlor of his family’s dairy farm, attaches vacuum pumps to a dozen Brown Swiss cows and waits.
The Minnesota National Guard says 460 soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery are preparing to go on a one-year deployment in the Middle East.
In May, 2,400 Minnesota National Guard members will begin preparations to be deployed to Iraq and Kuwait.