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July 12, 2017
Yusuke Kon at the Minnesota Wild Development Camp at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Yusuke Kon plans to bring Minnesota Wild experience back to Japan
July 12, 2017 - 8:09pm
June 19, 2017
TR (L-R) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, CA; Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, VA; Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, CT; and Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, CA. BR (L-R) Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., from Elyria, OH; Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, MD; and Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, TX.
Identities of seven sailors killed aboard USS Fitzgerald released
June 19, 2017 - 8:47am
June 17, 2017
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan in photo received June 17, 2017. Courtesy of U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Handout via REUTERS
Search goes on for seven U.S. sailors after collision off Japan
June 17, 2017 - 12:37pm
June 16, 2017
The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is shown on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Pacific Ocean in this September 8, 2014 handout photo. Courtesy of U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David Flewellyn/Handout via REUTERS
U.S. Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel near Japan
June 16, 2017 - 4:58pm
June 2, 2017
A pedestrian walks on a street as smoke billows from the chimneys of a factory in Dalian, China, on Jan. 17, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
'Reckless and foolish': Asia dogpiles on Trump after Paris accord pullout
June 2, 2017 - 7:27am
May 29, 2017
People watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests
May 29, 2017 - 8:02am
February 19, 2017
Roy Takeno stands behind a table addressing a town hall meeting with an American flag on the wall behind him at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. Courtesy Ansel Adams / Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via Reuters
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
February 10, 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of their joint news conference at the White House in Washington Feb. 10, 2017. Joshua Roberts / Reutersplay button
Trump says U.S. committed to Japan security, in change from campaign rhetoric
February 10, 2017 - 5:20pm
February 8, 2017
Yoshio Matsumoto (courtesy  photo)
For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past
February 8, 2017 - 4:54pm
May 31, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at a rocket warhead tip after a simulated test of atmospheric re-entry of a ballistic missile, at an unidentified location in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on March 15, 2016.  Reuters
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails
May 31, 2016 - 3:30pm
May 11, 2016
A combination photo shows Pa Yang (left), 57, Mai Vue Vang, 58,  and True Thao, 52, all of Minnesota, after their arrest at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport with more than $3 million of heroin and opium in their luggage in these photos released Tuesday by the Chicago Police Department. Reuters
Minnesota women accused of smuggling 70 pounds of heroin hidden in tea leaves
May 11, 2016 - 3:43pm
September 13, 2015
Edwin “Bud” Nakasone, far left, as an interpreter in the U.S. military after World War II in occupied Japan in 1947. Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society
Japanese Americans recall WWII language mission
September 13, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 2, 2015
On Robert Wieman’s wall in St. Paul on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 is a painting of a Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer in 1943 at the “top of the loop” he said. It’s the first plane he flew by himself without an instructor. “If I were to have a plane right now this is what I would have,” he said. “It’s open cockpit. It’s like driving a convertible.” Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press
Remembering a war’s end: Minnesota pilot recalls training to invade Japan during World War II
August 2, 2015 - 9:07pm
April 6, 2015
Doug Hansen (left), Andrew Fridlay and Wayne Troyer move on Friday a three-quarter size stagecoach that was built at the Hansen Wheel and Wagon shop. Caitlynn Peetz/Daily Republic
Wagon rolling from Letcher to Japan
April 6, 2015 - 8:39pm
July 22, 2011
Governor Dayton to travel to Japan, South Korea
July 22, 2011 - 1:14pm
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