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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
March 16, 2011
Man trying to get family to Minnesota from Japan
March 16, 2011 - 4:15pm
Japan's jolt hits here too
March 16, 2011 - 11:30am
March 15, 2011
Blog: Putting Japan's radiation issues in perspective
March 15, 2011 - 4:05pm
March 14, 2011
Xcel reassures public about Prairie Island safety
March 14, 2011 - 5:00pm
Meltdown threat rises at Japanese nuclear plant
March 14, 2011 - 2:42pm
March 11, 2011
Region worries about family, friends in Japan
March 11, 2011 - 1:37pm
July 13, 2010
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Livestock producer Matt Widboom (front left) speaks with members of a Japanese delegation touring his farm Tuesday night north of Worthington.
Japanese trade team visits local farmers
July 13, 2010 - 9:19pm
March 11, 2010
Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Elgie Rachuy, a World War II veteran from rural Slayton, holds up his discharge papers and some of the medals he earned while serving in the Philippines and Japan.
Answering the call of duty
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am