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ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
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Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
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Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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School Board Minutes for August
September 8, 2016
ND governor asks for National Guard assistance in pipeline protest
MANDAN, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple activated the North Dakota National Guard in a limited role Thursday to provide support for civilian authorities dealing with the Dakota Access Pipeline protests south of Mandan as a key court ruling loomed Friday. The Guard’s adjutant general...
September 8, 2016 - 9:56pm
August 31, 2016
Loved ones remember late Gen. Jack Vessey as humble, loving leader
MINNEAPOLIS -- One of Minnesota’s most decorated military officers was memorialized Wednesday, but it was his thoughtfulness and spirituality that stood out among those gathered to celebrate his life. John William “Jack” Vessey Jr. rose from humble beginnings to become the country’s...
August 31, 2016 - 9:29pm
August 19, 2016
Minnesota native Gen. Vessey dies at 94
NORTH OAKS, Minn. -- John W. Vessey Jr. started at the bottom in the Minnesota National Guard and rose to become the country's top military officer. The Minneapolis native died at 94 of natural causes Thursday night, surrounded by family at his North Oaks home in the northern Twin...
August 19, 2016 - 9:09pm
April 5, 2016
New armory plans revealed: Pipestone County faces street deterioration problems
PIPESTONE — A National Guard official met Tuesday morning with the Pipestone County Board of Commissioners and revealed plans to build a new armory. In an effort to reduce long-term costs associated with operating an armory, Minnesota Army National Guard (MNARNG) recently decided...
April 5, 2016 - 9:43pm
March 25, 2016
Pipestone, Luverne armories to be consolidated
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Army National Guard officials plan to close the armories in Pipestone and Luverne and build one new facility in their stead. Officials are in the design and planning stages of the project and hope to start discussions with the cities’ officials to determine...
March 25, 2016 - 7:39pm
July 29, 2015
As other see it: For safety, arm military
In the week since a gunman opened fire at military recruiting stations in Chattanooga, Tenn., killing four Marines and a Navy sailor, governors in at least nine states have authorized allowing National Guard members to carry weapons while on duty. More states are poised to follow. Gov....
July 29, 2015 - 9:36pm
July 27, 2015
Minnesota soldiers ‘sitting ducks,’ legislator says
NISSWA — Some Minnesota lawmakers want the state’s National Guard soldiers to be able to carry firearms without a permit, citing deadly violence against military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Fort Hood, Texas. Together with other GOP legislators Monday, State Sen. Paul...
July 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
November 25, 2014
More troops deployed in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri’s governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting...
November 25, 2014 - 8:20pm
November 17, 2014
Minnesota National Guard unit will provide support for Ebola battle
ST. PAUL — Sgt. Jason Lee of Blaine hasn’t told his three youngest children he’s going to West Africa this spring to join the fight against the Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 5,000 lives. Lee’s wife, Staff Sgt. Jasmine Lee, is six months into a tour in Kuwait....
November 17, 2014 - 8:32pm
November 16, 2014
MN National Guard deployed
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton released a statement Sunday announcing that the Secretary of Defense ordered nearly 700 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers from the Rosemount-based 34th “Red Bull” Infantry Division to be mobilized to West Africa to support Operation United Assistance. “President...
November 16, 2014 - 8:50pm
June 18, 2014
Flooding along border prompts Guard response
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — The good news for flood-weary residents along the Minnesota-Ontario border is that the amount of water moving through local rivers dropped a bit Wednesday after having peaked Tuesday. The bad news is that there’s a good chance of more rain from today through...
June 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
June 3, 2014
Welcome home for the 849th
LITCHFIELD — The parking lot filled with vehicles, tissues were passed around and tensions were high as people waited for the buses to arrive. The buses contained husbands, sons and brothers from 28 Minnesota communities who had just finished an 11-month deployment in Afghanistan. More...
June 3, 2014 - 9:23pm
January 10, 2012
Families of deployed National Guard members enjoy Sunday get-together
LUVERNE -- When your spouse is overseas on military duty, life isn't always much of a party. But on Sunday, families of deployed National Guard...
January 10, 2012 - 7:59pm
May 30, 2011
Patriotic farewell for soldiers
LUVERNE -- Cardinal gymnasium, city of Luverne, Rock County, state of Minnesota, United States of America: For about one hour on Monday afternoon,...
May 30, 2011 - 8:06pm
May 9, 2011
Region prepares troop send-offs
LUVERNE -- More than 1,200 people are expected to attend a military parade and send-off for soldiers in the B Battery of the 125th Field Artillery...
May 9, 2011 - 10:37pm