Family Of Slain Marine Gather To Mourn In Wisconsin TownA small Wisconsin town came together Friday night to salute a fallen Marine.
Wisconsin Marine Killed In Chattanooga RampageA decorated Marine from Wisconsin was among those killed in Thursday's shooting rampage in Tennessee. Sgt. Carson Holmquist grew up in Grantsburg, which is about an hour and a half northeast of the Twin Cities. He had served two tours of duty.
Officials: 4 Marines Killed In Military Attacks In ChattanoogaA gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military facilities a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines, officials said. The gunman was also killed.
Former Marine Now A Preseason All-America For Concordia FootballHank Goff was a standout on the Minnetonka state championship football team in high school. He went onto South Dakota State to play football, but it didn't work out academically. That's when his life changed.
Family Proud Of Marine, 20, Who Died In AfghanistanOn Memorial Day, a Minnesota family said they hope everyone takes a moment to honor our fallen troops. Last year, the Erickson family learned that 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson died while serving in Afghanistan.
Events, Businesses Pay Tribute On Veterans DayTuesday marks Veterans Day, during which we take time to honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day on this day in 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress amended the holiday to include veterans of all U.S. wars in 1954.
Troubled Vets Of All Ages Find Comfort At RefugeThe vets, some yawning, others clutching packs of cigarettes, trickle into a sun-splashed room for morning meditation. Some survived war long ago, others have fresh memories of combat.
Probe: No Evidence Of False VA Data In Vet's DeathThe Veterans Administration reports that an internal investigation found no evidence that a Minnesota veteran's appointment data was doctored after he died, three members of the state's congressional delegation said Friday.
Former Marine Foils Purse Snatcher In BlaineA would-be thief who picked the wrong woman to mess with is in jail. Blaine Police say he tried to snatch Kathy George's purse outside a Cub Foods on Tuesday. She is still shaken after the tussle. "It felt uncomfortable from the start," George said.
Body Of Waseca Marine Killed In Afghanistan Returns HomeA fallen Minnesota Marine returned home Saturday to a community that honored his sacrifice. Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to Cpl. Caleb Erickson and remembered a life taken too soon.
Former Marine From Prior Lake Receives Silver StarAn ex-Marine from Prior Lake is receiving one of the military's top honors. Officials are presenting a Silver Star medal to Cpl. Ethan Nagel Tuesday at the Navy Operational Support Center in Minneapolis.
1st 3 Women Marines Graduate From Infantry Course Three Marines have become the first women ever to graduate from the Corps' tough enlisted infantry training school in North Carolina. Marine Corps spokeswoman Capt. Geraldine Carey says the three completed the rigorous 59-day course at Camp Geiger near Camp LeJeune and participated in a Thursday ceremony.