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Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
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Former Minnesota legislative leaders together again, this time as university regents
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Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Red-hot Gophers win 6th straight, upset No. 24 Maryland
College basketball: Lady Jays roll
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Column: Stop the Trump hysteria
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
Column: A failure to communicate
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Mavis A. Ratzlaff
John and Beverly Troth
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
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June 9, 2016
Obama approves broader role for US forces in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Barack Obama has approved giving the U.S. military greater ability to accompany and enable Afghan forces battling a resilient Taliban insurgency, in a move to assist them more proactively on the battlefield, a U.S. official told Reuters. The senior...
June 9, 2016 - 10:29pm
December 21, 2015
Suicide bomber kills six U.S. troops
KABUL — Six American troops were killed in Afghanistan Monday when a suicide bomber on a motorbike struck their patrol near Bagram air base,...
December 21, 2015 - 8:54pm
June 23, 2015
‘From one veteran to another’
WORTHINGTON — Call it a case of mistaken location. As a result of confusion over an online swap site, a local Vietnam veteran is donating his...
June 23, 2015 - 8:43pm
August 17, 2014
Column: A general’s farewell
WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last. It was the burial of Harold Greene, shot to death in Afghanistan...
August 17, 2014 - 9:26pm
May 4, 2014
Afghan boy relives terror of ‘bomb-like’ landslide
AAB BAREEK, Afghanistan (Reuters) — Six-year-old Abdul Maqsood stood outside his neighbor’s simple mud-brick home, staring aghast at the...
May 4, 2014 - 9:41pm
August 6, 2011
31 Americans, 7 Afghans killed in helicopter crash
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A military helicopter was shot down in eastern Afghanistan, killing 31 U.S. special operation troops, most of them from the elite Navy SEALs unit that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, along with seven Afghan commandos. It was the deadliest single...
August 6, 2011 - 1:59pm
July 18, 2011
Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Gen. David Petraeus handed over command of the Afghan war to Marine Gen. John Allen on Monday as the U.S. and its international partners prepare to withdraw over the next few years. Petraeus, widely credited with turning the tide in Iraq, left to take...
July 18, 2011 - 12:53pm
February 7, 2011
Woodworking in a war zone
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Brewster native serving at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been honored as Warrior of the Week for making life...
February 7, 2011 - 9:02pm
February 26, 2010
Two men with Jackson ties to serve in National Guard Agribusiness Team
JACKSON -- A pair of men with Jackson ties and backgrounds in agriculture will work together this summer -- in Afghanistan. Col. Craig Bargfrede,...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2009
As others see it: Mission with purpose, but will it work?
President Barack Obama was forceful in his remarks Tuesday night to a West Point gathering and a national audience, but many questions remain...
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 9, 2009
As others see it: Decision time now
As he continues to stretch out the timetable on a decision about whether to escalate the U.S. commitment to the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama has asked for a province-by-province assessment of the tribal and other local leaders in that mountainous country. The ostensible...
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 27, 2009
As others see it: Honor our fallen
Ed McMahon. Farrah Fawcett. Michael Jackson. Walter Cronkite. Daniel Drevnick. James Wertish. Carlos Wilcox. Ben Kopp. Thomas Gramith. Most...
July 27, 2009 - 12:00am