More than 550 Minnesota National Guard troops with the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery stood tall Friday on the Montevideo High School football grounds for a welcome home and change of command ceremony. Gov. Tim Pawlenty, first lady Mary Pawlenty, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson were among those on the stage welcoming the troops home. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Officials, area residents attend change of command, welcome ceremony
MONTEVIDEO -"What good is a parade if there aren't people along the streets cheering you along the way?"
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