Hundreds of Minnesota National Guard troops who had their bonus payments summarily taken away during their year-long deployment to Iraq and Kuwait -- only to be restored by an act of Congress in May -- will now have to wait until after Oct. 1 for their money. U.S. Rep. John Kline says "our soldiers are frustrated and feel betrayed by their leadership" over the news.
List of 'hidden vacation spots' includes Minnesota's North Shore
It's not exactly a secret to Minnesotans.
Lightning strike outside White House kills Wisconsin couple
The bolt of lightning was captured on video by a local TV camera.
NASCAR star Kyle Busch flees Mall of America after shooting
Busch was at the megamall with his wife and son when a gunman opened fire Thursday.
Triple-fatal crash involving car full of Missourians in Minnesota
Four people from Missouri were in a vehicle that collided with a semi.
Teen charged with murder of 15-year-old at light rail station
The victim died from a gunshot wound to the chest following the shooting Tuesday.
Invasive moth flying around Minnesota for first time
The little bugger was confirmed in Wisconsin in 2018 and Iowa in 2020.
Monkeypox declared public health emergency in US, 44 cases confirmed in MN
There are over 6,600 confirmed cases nationwide.
Police update MOA shooting: Search for 2 suspects ongoing
Three shots were fired at the Nike store inside the Mall of America.
Lockdown lifted, police investigating shots fired at Mall of America
Police are interviewing witnesses in the area.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 2
Hospitalizations increased nearly 20% from July 26 to August 2.
Deaths of 2,500 fish in Minnesota trout stream unexplained
Trout anglers are concerned the incident represents a larger problem.
Becker School Board under fire for second time in 2022
Many community members have urged the board to not pass the proposed policy.
More than 250 National Guard members back in Minnesota
The troops, part of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, returned Friday after serving in Kuwait and Afghanistan. They're among 3,000 service members, the largest deployment since World War II, to make their way home this month.
Minnesota troops overseas and loved ones back home enjoy virtual dinner
A group called Serving Our Troops and local restaurants teamed up to serve more than 16,000 steak dinners Saturday. Included in the event were 2,700 members of the Minnesota National Guard stationed in Kuwait. KARE 11 reports about 3,000 family members also gathered at the St. Paul RiverCentre to eat with the troops through a live video feed and Skype.
More than 2,500 Minnesota National Guard soldiers heading home
ABC 6 News reports members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division are set to return over the next three weeks. The Minnesota Red Bulls have spent the last year serving in Afghanistan and Kuwait.
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