Olivia mourns death of Guard member James Wertish
Family members and friends are mourning the death of Spc. James Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, who was one of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers killed Thursday evening at a military base near Basra in southern Iraq.
The soldiers from the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division were killed during a missile attack on the base around 9:15 p.m. Thursday.
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