Dozens 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.
A Minnesota businessman made a very large donation to the WCCO Trees of Hope campaign for the Minnesota Military Family Foundation, to honor a very special military family.
Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.
A national foundation that provides scholarships to military families now has a chapter in Minnesota.
Construction is set to get underway on a new memorial at the State Capitol which honors the family members of military veterans. A groundbreaking for The Military Family Tribute was held Wednesday on the grounds of the State Capitol.
The sounds of kids screaming and laughing echoed in the empty Target Field ball park Sunday morning. The Minnesota Twins wrapped up Hope Week with a salute to military families. Manager Ron Gardenhire hosted 25 families, welcoming them to a game of catch in the outfield.
For military members returning home from deployment, the adjustment back to everyday life can be difficult. Veterans can take advantage of many different resources, from job training to emotional support. But one area that doesn’t get a lot of attention is the family. Now there’s a new study at the University of Minnesota to help parents and children cope with the return home.
It may be a little cold outside as winter arrived early this year, but this is Minnesota. In the State of Hockey, what better way to spend the day than at Rice Park in downtown St. Paul. That’s where the Wells Fargo Winter Skate folks are hosting a fundraiser for Defending the Blue Line
The Fourth of July weekend is a time to give thanks to the men and women serving our country. No one knows that better than a family from Holdingford. Last year, while Christine Schreiner’s son, Lance Cpl. Andrew Schreiner, was serving in Afghanistan, she started a message board for him on her horse barn. That giant message board was a popular stop before our story aired last July. And the family says afterwards, it really took off.
Spending time on a frozen lake is a rite of passage for many of Minnesotans. But for military families, that tradition got a unique twist Saturday as technology connected families to ice fishing.
Weddings are supposed to be a magical day for the couple saying their “I Dos.” Now, some local brides, who didn’t think it’d be possible, say they’ll be a princess when they walk down the aisle.
Laura Hudson, a military wife from Elk River, has been waiting a year for the moment her husband returns home. Now, she feels that moment has been robbed.
Another round of Minnesota Red Bulls are returning home, but some family members are upset about the timing.
First Lady Michelle Obama will be traveling to Minnesota Friday to meet with National Guard families and local community leaders dedicated to supporting military families, the White House announced.
A Minnesota-based company plans to do something good with the money it makes selling beer.
A new study at the University of Minnesota is helping military parents deal with the stress of parenting — on top of the stress of returning from deployment.
Saving a dollar here or there is something most can appreciate. But Toni LaValla might appreciate it even more, for two reasons.