The Minnesota Department of Revenue is providing valuable tax information for the state's military families. It will become especially important as tax deadlines approach at about the same time 2,500 members of the Minnesota National Guard are expected to return home from a yearlong deployment to Kuwait.
Updated: April 03, 2012, - 07:16 PM
For the next four years, hundreds of military families in Minnesota will submit to wearing heart sensors to monitor the stresses they exert on each other and allow video cameras to record their interactions as part of a first-in-the-nation look at the toll exacted by deployments to war zones.
Updated: March 31, 2012, - 10:21 PM
I had a chance to reconnect with the Clark family of New London, Minn., last week. Tracy Clark was part...
Updated: March 20, 2012, - 09:25 PM
"It's time for people to understand what military families and our military kids go through," Michelle Obama said. "It's not easy doing what you do."
Updated: March 17, 2012, - 06:48 AM
Nine civilian and state employment and education specialists are in Kuwait trying to improve the job prospects of returning Minnesota National Guard troops.
Updated: March 06, 2012, - 07:17 PM
Nichole Robinette was part of bomb-disposal unit in Afghanistan.
Updated: March 03, 2012, - 07:01 AM
Federal law forbids burial of Hmong veterans next to their U.S. comrades. They're fighting for a bill in the Minnesota House that asks Congress and the president to change the prohibition.
Updated: March 01, 2012, - 05:41 AM
After 10 years of war, members of the Guard and Reserve are returning home to find their old jobs have been given to someone else, or they are coming back to fewer hours and benefits.
Updated: February 27, 2012, - 10:36 AM
Officials can't explain why the state has one of the highest jobless rates in the country for vets since 2001.
Updated: February 25, 2012, - 11:40 PM