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Veteran Vividly Recalls Deadly D-Day Invasion

Wednesday means it has been 68 years since 92-year-old Bill Harper and his American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. Artillery Capt. Harper was 24 years old when he survived one of the most brutal days of World War II.

06/05/2012

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June’s Veteran Of The Month: Jeremy Wolfsteller

Jeremy was born April 4, 1978 in Minnesota. Majority of his childhood was spent living in different locations and attending multiple schools around the Twin Cities.

05/31/2012

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May’s Veteran Of The Month: George Boyd

George Boyd was born in Chicago and raised in Danville, Illinois. At the age of 17 he enlisted into the Air Force in 1958 and was first assigned to Westover Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

05/01/2012

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April’s Veteran Of The Month: Justin Sabo

Justin Sabo attended high school in Rosemount, and later Apple Valley at the School of Environmental Studies. He was awarded an Eagle Scout during that time. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August of 1997 (at the age of 18), attending Basic Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

04/02/2012

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Maplewood Man Gets Year In Jail For Crash That Killed Vet

In a packed Washington County courtroom, family, friends and fellow guard members of 34-year-old Brian Jacobson made certain that justice would be served.

02/24/2012

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Army Vet Seeks To Challenge Klobuchar In Sen. Race

A U.S. Army veteran and political novice joined the race Wednesday to be the Republican challenger for Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s seat.

02/22/2012

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Vikings Face Difficult Decision On Hutchinson

The Minnesota Vikings are going younger this offseason in their attempt to catch up with the rest of their division. Some of their most experienced starters have contracts and ages that make them candidates for a pay cut — or for simply being cut altogether.

02/20/2012

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Surviving Soldier Gets Unexpected Auto Body Help

A soldier who survived a rocket attack in Iraq that killed three of his friends got some unexpected help here at home.

02/16/2012

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Benefit Held For Veteran Hurt In Hit-And-Run

The friends and family of a Minnesota veteran seriously injured in a hit-and-run came together Saturday to help the soldier on his long road to recovery.

12/17/2011

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Last Vietnam Vet Retiring From ND National Guard

The last North Dakota National Guard member to have served in the Vietnam War is retiring this week.

11/30/2011

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POW Bracelet Returned To Vietnam Vet’s Wife In Hawaii

It was a reunion more than a quarter-century in the making for two Minnesota families who live thousands of miles away, and they believe Veteran’s Day was the perfect time to share it.

11/12/2011

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Minn. WWII Veteran Shares His Incredible Survival Story

In a ceremony Thursday evening, the City of Farmington paid tribute to World War II veterans, including an Eagan man with an incredible story.

11/03/2011

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Old Timers Baseball: A League Of Their Own

It’s quite a scene when you gather a group of veteran baseball players to a nice ball park on a sun kissed day.

07/31/2011

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A Minn. Veteran’s Long Journey After Losing Legs

Nearly a year after his final tour, a war veteran who lost his legs was welcomed back in Minnesota.

06/27/2011

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Gov’t Shutdown Creates Veteran Wedding Nightmare

The looming government shutdown has become a nightmare for a veteran couple as it might nix their dream wedding.

06/19/2011

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