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A 'Jetsons' dream come true? Company unveils its 'flying car'
United to offer passengers up to $10,000 to surrender seats
Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Asylum seekers fleeing U.S. finding cold comfort in Canadian courts
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Lavon "Vonnie" Anderson
Edythe O. Jacobson
Marcella M. Stager
Marlys Selma Vilhauer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 21, 2017
Funding plan for state troops raises concern
ST. PAUL — Negative numbers in the Republican Legislature's budget plans for Minnesota are no surprise — but tucked into the Senate's massive state government plans are some cuts that are setting off particular concern. The Senate budget reduces and shifts funding for...
April 21, 2017 - 8:32pm
March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 17, 2017
White House: No plan to use National Guard for immigration enforcement
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday denied it was considering mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up non-citizens...
February 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
October 26, 2016
Pentagon halts effort to recover Guard enlistment bonuses
BRUSSELS, Belgium — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday suspended a Pentagon order that California National Guardsmen repay...
October 26, 2016 - 1:21pm
August 28, 2016
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
WILLMAR—Fran Gonzalez had spent the last two days cooking in anticipation of her son's return home from Kuwait. E4 Specialist Jose Martin...
August 28, 2016 - 7:38pm
August 25, 2016
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
WILLMAR - More than 150 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion are returning to Willmar this weekend following a 10-month deployment. The return ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Willmar Senior High School. The soldiers have been members...
August 25, 2016 - 4:34pm
April 19, 2016
West central Minn. employers to be honored for military support
WILLMAR — Best Buy of Willmar, Meeker County Community Homes of Litchfield and Starbuck Head Start WCMCA of Starbuck are among the area companies to be honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for...
April 19, 2016 - 8:16am
November 12, 2015
Minnesota man tells of surviving Bataan Death March
BRAINERD – A 96-year-old Brainerd man is the last voice left to tell the story of his unit's part in the Bataan Death March. World...
November 12, 2015 - 9:35am
Letter: The mission of our National Guard
As a former Kandiyohi County sheriff’s officer who was hurt in the line of duty, I was once given an award by the Willmar National Guard as the Guard unit was being deployed some time ago. This was a surprise moment, because the men and women who are heading to the Middle East,...
October 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Letter: Troops need our ongoing support
It was a privilege to be part of the National Guard deployment parade through Willmar on Thursday. I have been a member of the Minnesota Patriot Guard since February 2006, and have participated in numerous deployment missions in this part of the state. But all of us who were...
October 12, 2015 - 12:00am
October 8, 2015
Video: Minnesota National Guard unit at Willmar headed to Persian Gulf
From the Land of 10,000 Lakes to the Persian Gulf, 150 of the state's finest men and women were recognized Thursday in a ceremony at Willmar...
October 8, 2015 - 6:02pm
Video: Patroit Guard "on duty" to escort 682nd around Willmar
Led by Willmar Ride Captain Dave Jahn of Hutchinson, the Patroit Guard escorted the 682nd Convoy through Willmar on Thursday morning prior to...
October 8, 2015 - 2:58pm
Video: Before deployment, 682nd Engineering Battalion parades through Willmar
The 682nd Enginner Battalion National Guard unit at Willmar, Minnesota, traveled through the town greeted by more than a thousand well-wishers...
October 8, 2015 - 1:50pm
Video: National Guard Deployment Convoy parade begins in Willmar
The U.S. National Guard 's 682nd Engineering Battalion began its deployment convoy parade Thursday morning on U.S. Highway Business 71 . The...
October 8, 2015 - 11:00am
September 23, 2015
‘It’s good to give back’
WILLMAR –– A home fix-it to-do list that Greg Schmit had carefully written mapped out a long list of projects that needed to be done this...
September 23, 2015 - 10:34pm