'It's A Culture Change': Military Students Recount First Months At AcademiesThanksgiving is homecoming for lots of kids away from college, but the experience is a little different for one group of students.
Discounts For Service Members This Veterans DayBusinesses and organizations across the country are offering deals, discounts and freebies for service members this Veterans Day.
Free Movie Tickets Offered To Active Duty Military, VeteransUniversal Pictures and AMC Theatres announced they are giving away up to 10,000 free tickets to see the new movie “Thank You For Your Service.”
'It Was Devastating': Transgender Soldier Talks On Trump's TweetsGrowing up in Minnesota and Florida, Sims, a high school football player, never felt comfortable being male.
Gold Star Family Hopes Americans Understand The Cost Of FreedomJan Vanek truly knows the cost of freedom.
Research & Honor Your Family's Military History This Memorial DayMemorial Day is a great time to research your family's military history or learn a little more about your own past. Here are some helpful ways to start researching your past today.
Twin Cities To Host 2016 Medal Of Honor ConventionEach year, a convention of Medal of Honor recipients and their families are recognized for their courage and sacrifice. The Twin Cities has never hosted it, but with an announcement made today, that will be changing.
Airman Surprises 1st Grade Daughter At SchoolA New Prague first grader got quite a surprise when she was sent to the principal's office Wednesday afternoon. She thought her mother was picking her up for a dentist appointment. But instead, it was her father, who she had not seen in six months because he was deployed overseas.
'Veterans Yoga Project' Growing In PopularityThe popularity of yoga continues to increase. According to the National Institute of Health, nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults practice yoga. That number is also on the rise for Veterans. Yoga is also becoming a more common practice for military members returning home from war.
Family, Friends Remember MN Major Killed In AfghanistanA woman who grew up in the Twin Cities was one of six U.S. military members killed Monday in Afghanistan. Air Force Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen, originally from Plymouth, was killed when a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a joint NATO-Afghan patrol near Bagram Airfield.
Plymouth Air Force Major Killed; One Of 1st Openly Gay In MilitaryAn Air Force major from Plymouth was one of seven service members killed by a suicide bomber Monday in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense. Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen, 36, was part of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
'Scuba Claus' Visits MOA's SEA LIFE AquariumYou better watch out, you better not cry -- Scuba Claus is coming to town! This sea-worthy Santa made his annual visit to SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America Tuesday.
Nonprofit Helps Minnesota Veteran Overcome AlcoholismPeople from all walks of life can struggle with addiction, and the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program helps them give back to others who are going through similar experiences.
Reality Check: Paid Patriotism At Local Sporting EventsMilitary appreciation events are a staple of professional sporting events. But a United States Senate report claims some of them are not genuine displays of patriotic pride. Instead, they are actually taxpayer-funded commercials.
Veteran Approaches End Of Mississippi River SwimA former Navy SEAL is close to completing his mighty mission to honor veterans. Chris Ring was in Minnesota at Lake Itasca at the headwaters of the Mississippi River five months ago. His goal is to swim the entire length of the river.