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Walter Straka, World War II veteran.

Minnesota WWII veteran dies at 101 on Independence Day

Walter Straka was the state's last living Bataan Death March survivor.

William Carlson

Nearly 80 years later, Minnesotan honored for WWII heroism

He defended a sinking passenger ship from a U-boat.

Charges: Minneapolis VA worker hid camera in hospital bathroom

He drilled a hole into a trashcan and placed a camera inside.

Sarah Walker DOC

New files reveal complaints against DOC deputy commissioner

Sarah Walker resigned from her position this week.

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American flags placed next to every headstone at Fort Snelling cemetery

That's nearly 200,000 flags, an effort spearheaded by Flags for Fort Snelling.

What's open, what's closed on Veterans Day

This year's Veterans Day will be observed on both Sunday and Monday

MN veterans' nonprofit under federal investigation

The organization raises money to cover funeral expenses

Documentary series gives military vets a voice, chance to heal

"Operation: Fishing Freedom" helps vets heal from Post Traumatic Stress.

Volunteers place flags at all 200,000 graves at Fort Snelling

It's the first time the nonprofit has been able to achieve the feat.

John Kriesel returns to his truck to find an act of kindness

His first thought was that he'd gotten a parking ticket.

Where to find Veterans Day deals this weekend

There are lots of deals for current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Where to find Veterans Day deals this weekend

There are lots of deals for current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Veterans will cook with MREs to win Mall of America's 'Chef Challenge'

It's a cooking competition in celebration of Veterans Day.

Buy one, get one free at Chipotle for Veterans Day

The chain calls it "a small (foil-wrapped) token of thanks for your service."

Women veterans asked to share their stories for the 'I Am Not Invisible' campaign

The 'I Am Not Invisible' campaign will shine a spotlight on female veterans, whose experiences and contributions are often overlooked.

VA employee exposed himself to 2 co-workers

The 31 year old is no longer employed by the Minneapolis VA.

State lawsuit: Lenders are scamming veterans, seniors out of their pensions

State says 2 companies are bilking seniors with illegal loans

'Healing heroes' are riding through Minnesota

150 veterans and first responders are cycling 500 miles

Meet the Minnesotan canoeing the Mississippi to honor Gold Star families

Jim Crigler says a lot of Americans don't even know what a Gold Star family is.