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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
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
August 19, 2016
Retired Gen. John Vessey shakes hands after a ceremony Saturday celebrating the opening of a new exhibit at the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley, "MInnesota Voices of the Vietnam War." Vessey is a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest rank attainable for any soldier in the armed forces. Larry Shellito, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, and Douglas Bekke, curator of the museum, also spoke at the ceremony. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota native Gen. Vessey dies at 94
August 19, 2016 - 5:27pm
November 10, 2015
More than 20 Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce member representatives signed statements of support for the Guard and Reserve on Monday morning. They are pictured with Chamber staff, veterans and Guard and Reserve members following a signing ceremony at the Tourist Information Center. The event was organized by the Chamber and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. (Submitted photo)
Bemidji businesses pledge support for soldiers
November 10, 2015 - 9:24am
September 26, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Freedom isn’t free’ more than a saying
September 26, 2015 - 2:58am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme that netted millions
June 11, 2015 - 10:28am
April 28, 2015
Bemidji business and civic leaders board the Minnesota Army National Guard's CH-47 Chinook helicopter for a trip to Camp Ripley on Tuesday. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
Trip for the Troops: Bemidji group tours Camp Ripley
April 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 21, 2015
Obama appoints Dayton to serve on National Guard council
February 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
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