Veteran

Jacob Benson

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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Inver Grove Heights Veteran, 88, Awarded Overdue Medals

An Inver Grove Heights veteran finally got the recognition he deserves for his years in the service late Monday afternoon.

05/30/2011

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Charity Builds Deck For Soldier From Prior Lake

As the first project of its kind in Minnesota, a charity donated the comforts of home to a Prior Lake veteran over Memorial Day weekend.

05/28/2011

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Veteran Gets Probation After Pot Bust In Winona

An 81-year-old Army veteran has been sentenced to two years probation and a $200 find after authorities found an elaborate marijuana growing operation in his home just south of Winona.

03/31/2011

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