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Minnesota National Guard conducts massive rail movement from Camp Ripley for upcoming training exercise
July 15, 2019 - 4:53pm
CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. — Over 2,000 pieces of military equipment from the Minnesota National Guard is being loaded onto rail cars through July...
Minnesota state parks perfect for a firework free celebration
July 1, 2019 - 4:23pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state parks and recreation areas are a great place to quietly celebrate the July 4th holiday. “Not everyone enjoys the...
Minot AFB B-52 bombers intercepted by Russian fighter jets
June 20, 2019 - 7:00am
MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base B-52 bombers were intercepted by Russian fighter jets this week during exercises in the European theater...
Noem appoints awarded general to lead state's Department of Military
May 1, 2019 - 12:31pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- On the first day of what she has declared National Military Appreciation Month, Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has appointed a decorated...
Bill giving license reciprocity to military spouses passes unanimously in North Dakota Senate
February 19, 2019 - 3:14pm
BISMARCK — A bill that aims to make it easier for spouses of military personnel to transfer their occupational licenses to North Dakota passed...
ND House passes bill to reduce income taxes for veterans
February 18, 2019 - 6:01pm
BISMARCK — A bill to create an income tax reduction for veterans in North Dakota passed the state House on Monday, Feb. 18, despite a “do...
North Dakota ranch group opposes expansion at Camp Grafton
December 10, 2018 - 5:31pm
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A prominent ranching organization in North Dakota is opposed to a military training center expansion proposed in the state...
Healing invisible wounds: Fargo's VA offers holistic care for veterans
September 10, 2018 - 7:57am
FARGO—Post-traumatic stress disorder began to rear its ugly head in the life of U.S. Army Capt. Garrett Ruud during a second deployment...
Grand Forks Air Force Base sends out warning to military families
April 12, 2018 - 7:45am
GRAND FORKS—A warning for military families asking them to watch what they say about a service members deployments. The Grand Forks Air Base...
Threat of Grand Forks air base closing off the table for now
September 24, 2017 - 8:51am
GRAND FORKS—Grand Forks Air Force Base appears to be safe from another round of base reviews after the process was left out of recent legislation....
Abandoned Nekoma, N.D., missile facility could soon have new life
September 13, 2017 - 7:32am
NEKOMA, ND -- Only a handful of people have been allowed into the Stanley R. Mickelson Safeguard Complex since it was decommissioned in the 1970’s....
No changes to military's transgender policy yet, top U.S. general says
July 27, 2017 - 10:35am
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said in a written message on Thursday to military leaders...
Trump bans transgender people from military service; critics call it 'raw prejudice'
July 26, 2017 - 10:18am
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would not permit transgender people to serve in the U.S. military, citing "tremendous...
Hooligans expect Reaper drones to arrive soon in Fargo
May 26, 2017 - 8:44am
FARGO — Sometime over the next three months, those visiting Hector International Airport may see an unmanned aircraft taxiing down one of the...
NATO leaders to urge Trump to offer support
May 25, 2017 - 10:27am
NATO leaders will press U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday to publicly support the NATO military alliance that he called "obsolete" during...