The Minnesota National Guard says the group partnered with Croatian soldiers to train, mentor and advise Afghan soldiers and provide supplies to local schools. They're expected to arrive home this weekend.
Video: Voyageurs camera captures remarkable footage of wildlife trail
There were wolves, moose, bears, lynx, a fisher, marten and other animals.
Minnesota taking another dip in Old Man Winter's cold tub this week
The worst of it will be Wednesday through Friday.
Town Hall Brewery in Minneapolis closes temporarily
The owner cites the omicron variant and impending vaccine/testing requirements in Minneapolis.
2 shootings in Brooklyn Park minutes apart; 1 injured
One person was almost hit, while a second person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer
The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
Minn. Guard deployment to Afghanistan focuses on farming
It's a slightly different mission for a Minnesota National Guard unit heading to Afghanistan. KARE-11 reports 22 soldiers from the Guard's Agri-Business Development Team are going to the Zabul Province to help local farmers. An estimated 80 percent of Afghans earn their living from agri-business.
30 Minnesota soldiers return home for the holidays
Gov. Mark Dayton attended a special ceremony over the weekend that honored the soldiers for their sacrifice and recognized that for many, it's their second or third deployment.
70 Minnesota soldiers return home for the holidays
About 70 soldiers from the St. Cloud-based Company B Aviation are back after a one-year deployment in Iraq. They say they are thrilled to be home just in time for Thanksgiving.
Minnesota's Red Bull infantry begins returning home
More than 200 Minnesota National Guard soldiers returned to the state Sunday after nearly 11 months overseas. It's the first wave in a series of such homecomings. More than 2,700 troops are expected home in the next three weeks.
Bonus pay for Minnesota National Guard troops delayed until Oct. 1
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.
Dayton orders in National Guard to battle rapidly growing wildfire near Greenbush
Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering the Minnesota National Guard to help battle the blaze that has burned at least 24,000 acres near Greenbush. Officials say the fire started Wednesday afternoon and has spread rapidly due to brisk winds.
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