Minnesota National Guard Member Returns Home Early To Meet Newborn DaughterFive members of the 34th Expeditionary Combat Brigade were allowed to come home two weeks earlier than the rest, in order to meet the children that were born while they were away.
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.
National Guard Called To Austin Nursing Home To Help With COVID OutbreakWorkers at the Sacred Heart Care Center say they've confirmed 17 cases of COVID on the premises -- 10 of which are residents, and the other seven staffers at the Skilled Nursing Facility.
Hundreds Take To Minneapolis Streets, National Guard Activated After Derek Chauvin's ReleaseHundreds of mostly peaceful protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis Wednesday night following the release of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who's charged in the death of George Floyd.
Unrest In The Twin Cities: Senate Committee Reports Minneapolis Police Requested National Guard EarlyThe Republican-controlled Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee says a Minneapolis police commander sent a detailed request on May 27, after the first night of violent protests.
Bill Hudson Revisited: Minnesota National Guard Keeps The Peace In Bosnia (2003)Among the thousands of stories WCCO’s Bill Hudson has told in his career, he recalls a Christmas trip to Bosnia in 2003.
1,000 Law Enforcement Members On Minneapolis Streets After Downtown RiotThere was a strong show of force in Minneapolis Thursday night, 24 hours after rioting and looting erupted on the streets.
Gov. Walz Names Brigadier General Shawn Manke As New Leader Of The Minnesota National GuardGov. Tim Walz on Wednesday announced the new leader of the Minnesota National Guard.
18-Year-Old Nat’l Guardsman From Fridley Accused Of Possessing Child PornographyAn 18-year-old Minnesota National Guardsman from Fridley has been accused of possessing child pornography.
150 Stillwater-Based National Guard Troops To Deploy To Naval Station Guantanamo Bay For Base SecurityAbout 150 Minnesota National Guard troops based in Stillwater will be deploying to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay this weekend.
Report: Deadly Minnesota National Guard Helicopter Crash Was PreventableAn investigation has found critical errors led to a deadly crash involving a Minnesota National Guard UH-60L helicopter last year near St. Cloud.
'Handful' Of Minnesota National Guard Members Test Positive For COVID-19 At Fort IrwinThe Minnesota National Guard says a "handful" of their soldiers have tested positive for COVID-19.
Reality Check: Was It President Trump Or Gov. Walz Who Called In The National Guard To Minneapolis?President Donald Trump claims he sent National Guard troops to Minneapolis to restore order after the death of George Floyd. That never happened.
Neighbors Help Take Care Of Deployed National Guard Soldiers' Homes During UnrestWhen he joined the National Guard eight years ago, John Parsons always expected to be called to duty for a tornado or a flood. He never expected to get the call for civil unrest in Minneapolis.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Announces 4 Bills Addressing Police, Governmental Response After George Floyd's DeathIn response to the death of George Floyd, Rep. Ilhan Omar announced four bills designed to address police accountability, governmental response, and economic relief for impacted communities.