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April 7, 2018
The South Dakota Army National Guard held a historic ceremony welcoming its first woman to serve in its Chaplain Corps at the Huron armory, Jan. 6. Chaplain (Capt.) Kelley Thury, of Mitchell, was promoted and named the new chaplain for the 153rd Engineer Battalion. Courtesy of the South Dakota National Guard
Called to serve: SD National Guard welcomes first female chaplain
April 7, 2018 - 6:35am
April 4, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks during a working lunch with Baltic leaders, at the White House in Washington, April 3, 2018. Trump, who has been stewing publicly for days about what he characterizes as lax immigration laws, said here that he plans to order the military to guard the border with Mexico. At right is Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump to sign proclamation to send National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border
April 4, 2018 - 4:21pm
February 17, 2018
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St. Paul city attorney sues lawmaker, alleging defamation
February 17, 2018 - 9:05am
February 10, 2018
Dustin Defiel, 30, is shown at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, Minn., a secure psychiatric hospital, during a recent interview. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
Hospitalized veteran with PTSD tells of killing father at Fergus Falls home
February 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
January 22, 2018
A statue of Minnesota hockey legend Herb Brooksl is dusted with snow during a snowstorm in St. Paul, Minn. on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising against traveling in portions of southwest Minnesota because of white out conditions. John Autey /Pioneer Press
National Guard called out as more than foot of snow buries southern Minn., strands motorists
January 22, 2018 - 10:27pm
June 27, 2017
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Luke Anderson, left, with contractor Corner Stone Construction, and Nate Thomas, structural engineer, talk Thursday in between projects taking place at the Willmar National Guard Armory. The $2.9 million in renovations includes upgraded heating, ventilation and air conditioning, new men's and women's restrooms and energy-efficient LED light fixtures.
Willmar Armory gets much needed overhaul
June 27, 2017 - 6:09am
April 21, 2017
Funding plan for state troops raises concern
April 21, 2017 - 8:32pm
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 17, 2017
Demonstrators march during the "Day Without Immigrants" protest in Chicago Feb. 16, 2017. Theopolis Waters / Reuters
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White House: No plan to use National Guard for immigration enforcement
February 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
October 26, 2016
A member of the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing jumps off a military transport plane and into the ocean during a U.S. military rescue mission, in this April 3, 2014 still image obtained from video footage. REUTERS/California Air National Guard/Handout via Reuters TV
Pentagon halts effort to recover Guard enlistment bonuses
October 26, 2016 - 1:21pm
August 28, 2016
Isabella McCutcheon hugs her dad, Kyle McCutcheon, at Willmar Senior High School Saturday afternoon.
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
August 28, 2016 - 7:38pm
August 25, 2016
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
August 25, 2016 - 4:34pm
April 19, 2016
West central Minn. employers to be honored for military support
April 19, 2016 - 8:16am
November 12, 2015
During a recent interview at his Brainerd home, Walt Straka, a Bataan Death March survivor, discusses his war time experiences. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota man tells of surviving Bataan Death March
November 12, 2015 - 9:35am
Letter: The mission of our National Guard
October 12, 2015 - 12:00am