'A Deluge Of Awful, Awful Images': Minnesota Journalist Describes Fleeing AfghanistanJay Lawrence is a Redwood Falls High School graduate who served with the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Military Infantry Division in Iraq. For the past three and a half years he's worked in Kabul as a civilian journalist with U.S. military newspaper Stars and Stripes.
Minnesota National Guard: Nearly 700 Soldiers Return Home After A Year DeployedNearly 700 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's St. Paul-based 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade (ECAB) are returning home this week after a year deployed.
200 Gather In Minneapolis To Protest U.S. Actions In Middle EastThe Pentagon said on Friday that the United States is sending nearly 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East as a precaution amid rising threats to American forces in the region.
'Always Ready': Middle East Tensions Causing Uncertainty For Minnesota National Guard MembersThe Minnesota National Guard is one of the most deployed guards in the country.
'He's My President Now': Fmr. Iraqi Translator Khalid 'Phillip' Awda Will Give Pledge Of Allegiance At President Trump's Minneapolis RallyWCCO has learned a very unlikely Minnesotan will have a starring role in Thursday's rally for President Donald Trump.
700 Minnesota National Guard Troops Heading To Iraq, KuwaitIt's a tough day for hundreds of Minnesota National Guard families sending loved ones overseas.
'I'm So Grateful': Iraqi Translator Embedded With U.S. Soldiers Becomes American CitizenAn Iraqi translator who helped U.S. soldiers is now an American citizen.
Iraqi Minnesotan Jamal Ali Helping Refugees Tell Their StoriesWar has its way of forgetting the people it affects the most. Iraqi-Minnesotan Jamal Ali isn't about to let that happen.
$3M Reward Offered For Man Who Exported MN-Made Device Used In IEDsFederal authorities are offering a $3 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man wanted for illegally obtaining U.S. technology that was later used in improvised explosive devices in Iraq.
WATCH: U.S. Soldier Reunites With Stray Dog Rescued In IraqA U.S. Army soldier has been reunited with a stray dog her unit rescued during their deployment to the Middle East.
Police: Father Killed In Rochester Had Fled Iraq Police say the man fatally shot on a sidewalk in Rochester was a husband and father of three who fled his homeland of Iraq several years ago.
Trump's Son-In-Law Making Visit To IraqAn official said that Kushner wanted to see the situation in Iraq for himself and show support for the Baghdad government.
Twin Cities Terror Suspect Changes Plea To GuiltyA Twin Cities man charged with leading a conspiracy to send several men to join ISIS changed his plea Thursday. Abdirizak Warsame, 20, is now pleading guilty to providing material support to the ISIS, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was originally arrested in December in Eagan.
Minnesota Expected To Exceed Refugee Numbers In 2016Minnesota is expected to get more refugees in 2016 than it has in any year in the past decade. The reported increase is a ripple effect of the migration wave sweeping the Middle East and Europe.
4 Things To Know: Post-Holiday Sales, Winter WallopThese are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, Dec. 28. They include the Twin Cities' likely first major wallop of snow this season, and post-Christmas sales you might consider taking advantage of.