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May 12, 2011
Ceremony will celebrate students who serve
Athletes have their signing days, straight-A students their academic awards. But Farmington High School seniors who have enlisted in the military have rarely received much in the way of recognition for their commitment. That's changing this year, at least at in Farmington. On...
May 12, 2011 - 10:34am
April 7, 2011
A night for military families
Farmington's Warrior to Citizen group held its annual night for military families April 5 at the Farmington Police Department. Families had an opportunity to explore police cars and fire trucks, say hello to police dog Bosco and check out a model railroad display set up by the Rambling...
April 7, 2011 - 10:32am
March 28, 2011
Farmington soldiers deploy this week
National Guard soldiers from communities around the state -- including Rosemount -- leave Thursday for a one-year deployment in Afghanistan. The 22 soldiers represent A Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National...
March 28, 2011 - 3:22pm
October 21, 2010
A fitting, fiery farewell to the flag
Farmington Scouts from Pack 120 and Troop 120 learned about the proper disposal of the US Flag during a flag burning ceremony at the Farmington...
October 21, 2010 - 9:37am
January 7, 2010
Clergy that cooks
It was cold outside Tuesday afternoon, but the inside of Farmington Lutheran Church was filled with warmth. There was warmth, in the form of...
January 7, 2010 - 2:25pm
December 23, 2009
Local soldiers get Christmas gifts thanks to family of fallen comrade
Some Minnesota National Guard soldiers in Iraq will receive a special Christmas present. Stuffed stockings are headed to about 200 troops, compliments of fallen Spc.
December 23, 2009 - 3:19pm
November 12, 2009
Serving the people who serve
When Jared Kuyper deployed for Iraq a few years ago he signed his mother up to lead his unit's Family Readiness group. He figured she'd be better off if she had something to keep her busy. Figured she'd worry less about him and how he was doing. He was right, but Annette Kuyper's...
November 12, 2009 - 10:00am
November 6, 2009
Relief comes to Northland residents with family in Fort Hood
It's nearly a 1,300-mile drive from the Twin Ports to Fort Hood, Texas, but Thursday's news of gunfire and mass death at the world's largest...
November 6, 2009 - 8:02am
September 3, 2009
Forced to shrink, National Guard gets pickier
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Suffer from a bad case of acne? That could disqualify you from joining the Army National Guard. Too many speeding tickets? In today's slimmer, smarter Guard, that could keep you out, too. Under pressure from the Pentagon to trim its ranks, the Guard has been quietly...
September 3, 2009 - 7:34am
March 11, 2009
Letter: Thanks for supporting military families
I would like to thank the Farmington American Legion and Rosemount Cub Foods for donating the food, personnel and space to host our spaghetti dinner fundraiser last Saturday evening. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund our mission of recognizing and supporting our local...
March 11, 2009 - 12:16pm
April 9, 2008
Bill allows easier voting for military personnel
Representatives voted 129-0 to make it easier for military personnel and others overseas to cast Minnesota ballots. Among other things, the bill allows those overseas to request to cast votes electronically. The bill, similar to one senators earlier passed, would apply to many people...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am