THE PERIPHERY A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ... Posted on 5/29/13 at 8:16 AM
NDAD INSIGHT Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G... Posted on 11/18/12 at 11:01 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No... Posted on 7/21/12 at 5:40 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES BOOK NOOK Review of 'Dress Gray' by William A. Ekberg and Susie Ekberg Risher
Editors note: Gail Gabrielson is one of our Book Nook bloggers and writes The Book Bag blog. Below is an excerpt from her review of Dress Gray by William A. Ekberg and Susie Ekberg Risher. Read her r... Posted on 7/20/11 at 9:58 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY They've gone away
I met the young wife of a soldier the other day as she stood by a road trying to catch a last glimpse of her husband as he rode by in a bus. He was leaving on a year-long deployment, and she was waiti... Posted on 6/3/11 at 3:04 PM
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reassured hundreds of airmen Monday that recent nuclear weapons missteps at their North Dakota base would be corrected, but he didn’t elaborate on the “failures of leadership” he blames for causing the problems.
By James MacPherson, Associated Press
, June 18, 2013
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, according to a post on his Caringbridge site.
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to a post on his CaringBridge site.
Nicaragua is plowing ahead with a plan to dig a Chinese-funded rival to the Panama Canal across the midriff of the country, fast-tracking a proposal through the ruling party-controlled congress despite a lack of details about the $40 billion project.
The paralysis-related health problems of the Army psychologist charged with carrying out the deadly attack on Fort Hood could significantly slow the pace of his upcoming court-martial, including delays for stretch breaks and fewer daily hours for testimony.
The U.S. Navy is naming one of its new ships after North Dakota’s capital.
The USNS Bismarck will be a high-speed transport vessel, the military said. Such ships serve a variety of roles, from providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to supporting special operations forces.
North Dakota National Guard family members will host the 6th annual “Memorial Road March” Sunday in remembrance of all service members killed in action in the global war on terrorism. The march also honors all of the military members currently serving and veterans.
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