Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Activated, Ready To Respond To Unrest In MinneapolisMinnesota National Guard soldiers are on standby and prepared to respond to any civil unrest in Minneapolis, where tensions have risen since the fatal police shooting of a Black man in Uptown earlier this month and the death of a protester over the weekend.
First Scholarships Given In Honor Of Minn. Nat'l Guardsman Killed In Black Hawk CrashA Minnesota National Guardsman’s legacy is living on after his tragic death.
Minnesota National Guard Mourns Master Sgt. David Greiner, Killed In I-35 Head-On Crash“Master Sgt. Greiner quietly and effectively got the job done,” Chief Master Sgt. Doug Ion said.
After Year Of Unrest And Pandemic, Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Now Being Deployed OverseasOn Saturday, at the Hastings National Guard Armory, the soldiers gathered for a send-off ceremony, with their families watching on virtually.
10% Of Osakis High School's Class Of '21 Joins National GuardA group of seniors in a central Minnesota town are joining forces for life after high school.
Andrew Thomas Faces Federal Charge After Allegedly Shooting At Minnesota National Guard MembersA Minneapolis man faces a federal charge after allegedly shooting at a Minnesota National Guard vehicle in north Minneapolis Sunday.
Drive-By Shooter Targets National Guard Humvee In Minneapolis, Injuring 2 GuardsmenThe Minnesota National Guard said someone fired at members in north Minneapolis early Sunday morning.
Tensions High In Twin Cities Amid Wright Protests, Upcoming Chauvin Trial VerdictTensions are high around the Twin Cities Sunday night, and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is calling for calm as jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial are expected to be handed the case Monday.
Gov. Walz Says Additional Law Enforcement On Twin Cities Streets Is About ResponsibilityAs the state braces for more unrest in Brooklyn Center with protests and the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, the state of Minnesota has taken the step of turning to other states asking for help.
WCCO Journalists Detained, Told To Lay On Ground During Brooklyn Center ProtestsJournalists with WCCO were detained by law enforcement officers on Friday night while reporting on a demonstration outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department, where a crowd gathered to protest the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Deployment Of National Guard Makes Some Feel On Edge, Others More SafeA lot of people have stopped to have conversations with the Guard, some thanking them. Others express their frustrations directly with the Guard members.
How Do Flyovers Come Together?A home opener tradition had to be called off due to weather Thursday.
Minnesota National Guard 'Capable And Ready' For Whatever Comes During Derek Chauvin TrialThe National Guard currently has about 100 members activated. The numbers could swell into the hundreds or thousands, depending on what happens.
National Guard Helps Deliver 4,000 Of Minnesota's Vaccines Delivered To Wrong StateThe Guard says one of Minnesota's shipments was sent to the wrong state, then redirected to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Walz Signs Executive Order To Activate National Guard Ahead Of Chauvin TrialGov. Tim Walz on Friday signed an executive order to activate the Minnesota National Guard to prepare for the "potential of civil unrest" during former MPD officer Derek Chauvin's trial next month.