150 National Guard Members Deploy To KuwaitA troop deployment ceremony brought out lots of people in Willmar Thursday. Even the Minnesota Wild were represented at the Army National Guard event, where more than 150 members of the 682nd Engineer Battalion prepared to leave for Kuwait.
Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Heading Out For 7-Month DeploymentSoldiers from the Minnesota National Guard are heading out for a seven-month mobilization in Kuwait. A departure ceremony was held in Hastings Saturday for the departing men and women.
Soldier Surprises Kids At School In Cottage GroveAn early morning surprise brought one family to tears. Chief Warrant Officer Gabriel Timp has been serving in Kuwait, and Monday morning, he had an emotional reunion with his children.
Soldier Surprises 3-Year-Old Son At Minnesota ZooDuring a show, a zoo worker asked if Evan would help during a "close encounters" presentation to bring out a live animal, but he got quite the surprise...
80 Minnesota National Guard 'Red Bulls' Return HomeDozens of Minnesota National Guard members returned home to their families on Saturday. About 80 members of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, or the Red Bulls, were greeted by hundreds of friends and family.
Podcast Page- The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-16-15A busy Friday morning on WCCO....click the link above to hear Bill Pending, and other highlights from Friday's show.
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.
45 Minn. National Guard Soldiers Returning HomeEighteen 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.
MN Marine Watches His Son's Birth From KuwaitOne Minnesota father wasn't about to miss the birth of his baby boy, even though he was serving in the military in Kuwait.
6,700 Miles Away, Skype Brings Dad To Delivery RoomJames Robbins got the message every expecting father waits nine long months to receive. But getting to the hospital in time wasn’t an option.
ND Guard Soldiers Who Served In Kuwait Honored North Dakota National Guard soldiers who served a year in the Middle East are being honored.
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.