National Guard Staff Sgt. Brandon Horst will be laid to rest on Tuesday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, but there will be no grieving widow at the funeral. Sgt. Horst’s wife will sit in jail, now charged with plotting his murder.
Dustin Allison was riding in an armored vehicle at the head of a convoy in Iraq one morning in 2007 when an improvised explosive device went off, killing the driver and leaving Allison badly wounded.
The spring snowstorm that made travel difficult Thursday across parts of Minnesota heaped more headaches on the southwest corner of the state, where communities are still struggling to restore power following an ice storm earlier in the week. Officials said it may be early next week before electricity is restored in the southwest.
Spring snow fall has triggered partial activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC).
Gov. Mark Dayton is calling out the National Guard as a spring storm sweeps across southern Minnesota.
A new prediction from the U-S Geological Survey says the Red River in the Fargo-Moorhead area isn’t expected to crest until after April 15.
One-hundred-twenty members of the Minnesota National Guard are returning from their year-long deployment to Afghanistan, where they trained and mentored soldiers in the Afghan National Army.
With cross country skis at his side and a rifle on his back, Minnesota native Winn Roberts was recently back where he began — the biathlon course at Camp Ripley.
Gov. Mark Dayton will make a quick trip to Norway next weekend to recognize Minnesota’s 40-year-old troop exchange with the Scandinavian country.
The commander of Minnesota’s famed “Red Bulls” will speak at the official State of Minnesota Veterans Day program Sunday.
Seventeen Minnesota soldiers who have been serving in the war in Afghanistan are being welcomed home.
The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is starting a new effort to help military veterans find affordable housing.
An Allegiant Air plane had to return to Duluth and make an emergency landing after engine trouble.
Some 2,000 Minnesota Red Bulls and more than 45,000 other National Guard troops nationwide are only a single vote away from having a much needed financial benefit restored to their military service package.