95-Year-Old Marine Fights Burglar, Daughter Chases Him Through TownFred, a World War II veteran, says his dog started barking and alerted him to someone breaking in through a back door of the his house on Dec. 4.
Wisconsin Town Says Goodbye To Marine Slain In TennesseeA small Wisconsin town said goodbye on Saturday to a Marine killed in the recent attack on a Navy-Marine reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A dozen members of a Marine Corps honor guard stood watch as fellow Marines in dress blue uniforms carried the coffin of Sgt. Carson Holmquist into Grantsburg Senior High School for a public visitation Saturday.
Florida Copter Crash Victims Include Former Wisconsin MarineThe sister-in-law of a former Wisconsin man killed in a helicopter crash was a proud Marine and a wonderful father.
Winona Man Paddles Away 2 Tours In AfghanistanTwo tours in Afghanistan took a toll on Joshua Ploetz. The former Marine was injured in a roadside bomb. He lost friends in combat, and later, to suicide. When the Winona, Minn. resident returned from the war eight years ago, he was coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD,
Maplewood Family Remembers Son, 27, Killed In Afghanistan For the Frokjer family of Maplewood, Memorial Day used to be a day of barbeques and celebrating summer. Now, it's a day to remember the life of 27-year-old Sgt. Chad Frokjer, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.
U.S. Marine From Waseca, Minn. Dies In AfghanistanA U.S. marine from Minnesota has died while serving in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Caleb Erickson died Friday when a suicide bomber hit his convoy. The 20-year-old grew up in Waseca.
Former Marine From Prior Lake Receives Silver StarAn ex-Marine from Prior Lake is receiving one of the military's top honors. Officials are presenting a Silver Star medal to Cpl. Ethan Nagel Tuesday at the Navy Operational Support Center in Minneapolis.
Father And Marine Son Recall Sept. 11Mort Roghanchi remembers getting off the train at Penn Station on Sept. 11, 2001, and wondering why everyone was gathering around. He asked a young lady what was going on.
Community Says Goodbye To Fallen Marine On WednesdayFlags will fly at half-staff all across Minnesota on Wednesday in honor of a fallen Marine who will be morning by a community south of the Twin Cities.
Funeral This Week For MN Marine Killed In AfghanistanFuneral services have been set for the Minnesota Marine killed in Afghanistan last week during his first tour of duty. Lance Cpl. Dale Means, 23, was killed on Nov. 18 by an improvised explosive device.
Minnesota Marine Killed In AfghanistanA marine from Minnesota died over the weekend in Afghanistan.
Injured Wis. Marine Is Awarded Purple HeartA Medford Marine who suffered major injuries while saving a colleague has been awarded the Purple Heart.