Veteran With PTSD Finds Relief, Companionship With Neglected Pit BullThere's an old saying among dog owners that people don't pick their pet, the pet chooses the person. Chad Fleming believes that was the case when he adopted Mikko from Ruff Start Rescue last week.
From Fighting In Iraq To Fighting Cancer, Soldier Faces New Enemy At HomeSoldiers risk their lives serving our country overseas. Now, one Minnesota soldier is taking on a new enemy here at home.
Soldier Meets His Baby Girl For The 1st Time At MSPMore than 40 soldiers from the 204th Medical Company of the National Guard are returning to Minnesota over the next few weeks, following a nine-month deployment in Sinai, Egypt.
Soldier Gives Little Sister Surprise Gift -- HimselfBeing "home for the holidays" took on a whole, new meaning Friday. Six-year-old Savannah Germain hadn't seen her brother, Devin, in about a year. Devin is a soldier who has been serving in Afghanistan. He returned to Minnesota Friday, but Savannah had no idea he was coming.
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.
MN Soldier Returns From Afghanistan, Surprises Kids As Scuba SantaFour siblings got the surprise of their lives Sunday when their father returned home from serving in Afghanistan.
Refurbished Home Is A Thank You For MN Soldier & His FamilyThe former resident at 136 Shadywood Lane in Delano, Minn., was a victim of the nation's housing collapse. Now, this once bank-owned property is a proud symbol of recovery, as it was the the first Minnesota home donated to Operation Homefront’s Homes for Veterans program.
Esme's Blog: Lt. Col. Mark Weber -- American HeroOn Sunday, June 2 , Lt. Col. Mark Weber was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning. Weber had spoken six days earlier at the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Snelling. His message of service and duty echoed through that beautiful spot. Hundreds applauded after he finished.
After Years Away, MN Soldier Celebrates First Father's DaySunday's Father's Day will be the first time Sgt. Ifedayo Kila will be with his family on the special day since his son was born nearly four years ago.
Minn. Soldier Surprised With New Car DonationA Minnesota soldier has new ride and some piece of mind. He got the car as part of a national program to say thank you for military service. The white Pontiac was wrapped like a present -- a gift a few days before Flag Day for specialist Paul Wagner and his family.
Woman Finally Gets Apology For 'Deceased' Mix-UpA Duluth mother who received a returned letter mailed to her soldier son mistakenly stamped "deceased" finally has the apology she sought for more than six years.
Generosity Gets MN Military Couple To Pres. Inaugural Ball For FreeA Twin Cities soldier and his wife are preparing for the President's Inaugural Ball. Staff Sgt. Dan Westby is one of only two Minnesota soldiers invited to Washington D.C. for the event.
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.