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Iraq Vet, Franken Staffer Joins DFL Field In 8th

An Iraq war veteran and former staffer to U.S. Sen. Al Franken is joining the Democratic race to unseat freshman Republican Chip Cravaack in northern Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.

10/05/2011

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‘Fighting Farmers’ Deploy Friday For Afghanistan Mission

Nearly two dozen “fighting farmers” from the Twin Cities will head off to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

09/30/2011

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MN Guard Continues With Minot Flood Fight

The first rotation of 120 Minnesota National Guard soldiers helping with the battle against Souris River flooding in Minot is wrapping up its work this week as the second two-week rotation heads in.

07/20/2011

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Minn. Councilman To Be Deployed To Afghanistan

Sartell City Councilman David Peterson is heading back overseas with the Minnesota Army National Guard.

06/14/2011

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment in a send-off ceremony on Nov. 27, 2010. (credit: CBS)

U Of M To Study War Effects On Military Families

Researches at the University of Minnesota are recruiting hundreds of National Guard and Reserve families to find out the best ways to support them.

05/18/2011

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Study Gives Parenting Techniques To Guard Families

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.

04/29/2011

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment in a send-off ceremony on Nov. 27, 2010. (credit: CBS)

St. Cloud Troops Headed To Afghanistan

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) – As the war in Afghanistan continues, so does the deployment of local troops to help the cause. A group of soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard leave Sunday. They are with […]

04/21/2011

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New Ulm Hosts Huge National Guard Send Off

A celebration ceremony was held in New Ulm Saturday for hundreds of Minnesota guardsmen and women who will be leaving soon to serve in Iraq.

04/03/2011

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460 Minn. National Guard Soldiers Deploy To Kuwait

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.

03/31/2011

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Dayton To Address National Guard Dinner

Minnesota’s new commander in chief is the featured speaker at a state National Guard event.

03/26/2011

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40 Percent Chance Of Breaking Flood Record In Scott, Carver Co.

People in Scott and Carver County are preparing for possible record flooding this year.

03/04/2011

Minnesota National Guard

National Guard Soldiers Return To ND, MN

Late-night flights were bringing National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan back home to North Dakota and Minnesota.

12/09/2010

National Guard Colonel Removed

The Minnesota National Guard says one of the top leaders of the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing has been sacked.

09/04/2010

Minnesota Soldiers Returning

More Minnesota troops are returning home from Afghanistan.

07/10/2010

Minnesota Troops Return Home from Afghanistan

153 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers returned to Minnesota following their 12-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on Wednesday. (With Video of Troops Returning)

06/10/2010

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