Family and friends of a Vadnais Heights soldier killed in Iraq remember a "wild child" who sought maturity from a stint in the Army.
Updated: December 12, 2011, - 08:49 AM
The St. James, Minn., native, a Marine paratrooper, saw action in battles that helped end World War II.
Updated: December 10, 2011, - 04:50 PM
When 35 members of a Minnesota National Guard assault helicopter battalion left for training a couple of weeks ago, it stood as a good example that not everyone is coming home when military operations in Iraq are scheduled to halt in a couple of weeks. They'll be gone for a year and stationed in Kuwait.
Updated: December 07, 2011, - 05:03 PM
For St. Paul resident Richard Thill, 88, it is an obligation and an honor to keep the stories of that day alive, particularly as the number of those who were there continues to dwindle.
Updated: December 07, 2011, - 07:31 AM
It may not exactly qualify as holiday fare, but a production of a play from North Hennepin Community College Theatre has a different sort of timeliness. The Midwest premiere of "The Wolf" is intended to take an unflinching look at returning Iraq war vets who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Updated: November 29, 2011, - 10:53 PM
A Hennepin County pilot program saw twice as many cases as expected. While some criticize the court, a judge says it's a response to the realities of vets' return to civilian life.
Updated: November 20, 2011, - 09:43 PM
A recently released report is critical of how the military handles suicides in its ranks.
Updated: November 15, 2011, - 05:44 PM
The project at Fort Snelling and elsewhere is part of a nationwide effort to give new uses to old VA properties.
Updated: November 14, 2011, - 07:36 PM
The proposal would expand the state's GI Bill to include older vets.
Updated: November 11, 2011, - 04:57 PM