Man Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter In VFW AltercationA Thief River Falls man was found not guilty of manslaughter last week in the death of a man last year outside a VFW.
St. Cloud Protesters Say Speaker Made Negative Comments About Somali RefugeesAccusations of racism are dividing one Minnesota community. A group protested in St. Cloud Saturday after a speaker allegedly talked about the effects of Somali immigrants moving to the city.
Rain Forces Rescheduling Of Memorial Day CeremoniesThe rain in the forecast for Monday is already forcing a couple of Memorial Day events indoors. In Prior Lake, the VFW Memorial Day Parade has been canceled, and they're moving the service from Memorial Park to Twin Oaks Middle School.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best American Legion In MinnesotaThis weekend we honor our veterans, the men and women who serve our country and preserve our freedom. In honor of them, we went looking for the best VFW or American Legion in Minnesota.
5 Discounts Any City OffersFrom discount dining to free admission to museums, here is a look at five discounts any city offers.
Authorities: Blaine Man Dies After Altercation Outside VFWAn apparent altercation outside a VFW in western Minnesota has claimed the life of a Blaine man. Bradley Friesen, 43, was living in Thief Rivier Falls studying for a career change. But on Dec. 17, 2014, prosecutors say he was knocked unconscious outside the local VFW. He died five days later.
Finding Minnesota: Milaca's Vibrant HydrantsFire crews in Milaca get two or three calls a month to put out fires in and around their town of 3,000. It’s a lot of work for a volunteer force, but when the firefighters arrive on scene, they just might be greeted by a superhero.
Ruck For Life Raises Awareness For Suicide In MinneapolisHundreds of current and former military members took to the streets Saturday to raise suicide awareness. Carrying American flags, the group marched in full military gear through south Minneapolis.
Charges: Woman Admits To Stealing Pull Tabs While Cleaning VFW A 48-year-old woman is accused of stealing more than $10,000 in pull tabs and prizes from a north metro VFW, court documents filed in Anoka County show.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Meat RaffleMeat raffles are as much a part of Minnesota culture as hot dish and hockey. And if you walk into a VFW or American Legion on a weekend night, it's a good bet you'll find one in progress. But where can you find the best?
Friends, Family Gather To Remember Slain CoupleA couple hundred people gathered at the VFW post in Iron River to celebrate the lives of a couple who were slain. Jim Crain says he hopes the community remembers his grandparents, Jim and Eunice Crain, for the loving people they were, instead of how they died.
Veterans Marching To Raise Awareness Of Solider SuicideTwo combat medics who recently served in Iraq and Afghanistan plan to march 23 miles with other veterans through Minneapolis and St. Paul Friday to raise awareness that nearly two dozen soldiers die each day by suicide.
Amid Gov't Shutdown, What's Open And What's Not For Vets?While the shutdown lingers across the nation, local veterans affairs offices are off-limits to the public. "Veterans obviously are wondering, 'Where do I go?' It’s continuous," Tom Hanson said.
VFW Out Riding To ‘Welcome Home’ Vietnam Vets Four decades is a long time to wait for a welcome home greeting. But that's exactly what happened to the nation’s 6 million Vietnam-era veterans.
Best Fish For FridaysLooking for fish on Fridays? Check out one of the perks of the season: the Friday Night Fish Fry.