George Letness worked with and befriended a young Charles Schulz and for 50 years was one of the best-known commercial illustrators in the Twin Cities, helping to create such iconic images as Count Chocula and Franken Berry.
Updated: June 07, 2012, - 09:47 PM
Since January, 16 officers and 19 enlisted soldiers of the St. Paul-based 147th Assault Helicopter Battalion have been operating in a far-off portion of Camp Buehring, Kuwait, 40 miles from the Iraq border.
Updated: June 06, 2012, - 12:06 AM
After nine time zones and 7,000 miles, Minnesota Air Guard ends Afghanistan mission.
Updated: May 27, 2012, - 06:58 AM
A one-day course is scheduled next month to teach law enforcement personnel de-escalation tactics for military veterans in crisis.
Updated: May 22, 2012, - 05:45 PM
An inspector general's report released last week faults the Department of Veterans Affairs for caring more about meaningless performance goals than helping veterans in need of mental health care.
Updated: May 01, 2012, - 07:19 PM
Sgt. Nicholas Dickhut, 23, died during a firefight in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province hours after talking to his 9-year-old brother.
Updated: April 30, 2012, - 11:24 PM
Minnesota National Guard member lost his home while serving in Iraq.
Updated: April 21, 2012, - 12:12 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday announced plans to increase mental health staffing by 1,900 positions, responding to rising needs of returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and complaints of long waits and missed diagnoses.
Updated: April 19, 2012, - 09:26 PM
The Ramsey County attorney's office and the Minnesota Alliance on Crime are presenting speakers on post-traumatic stress disorder in the criminal justice system on April 27.
Updated: April 17, 2012, - 10:51 PM