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Students, police save man from Vermillion River
Farmington police report
Traffic headaches accompany road work
Friday fire destroys home in Eureka
MPCA seeks water-quality monitors
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Softball: Bats break out against South
Baseball: Streak finally ends at seven
Boys golf: Tigers take fifth at South Suburban meet
Boys track and field: Distance events were key at SSC Relays
Girls track and field: Distance runners pace Tigers at SSC Relays
Pet of the Week: This Marlin is a real catch
Looking back: High school construction was progressing 50 years ago
Farmington will celebrate National Day of Prayer May 7
Kids can explore big trucks May 5
Your weekend: Origin of Food event is Sunday
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Julie Ann (Westlund) Zurfluh, 63
Marjorie Bester, 84
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Nathan Hansen column: Luck is starting to turn around
Letter: ECFE program is great
Nathan Hansen column: The end is near. Get comfy
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
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February 4, 2010
For soldiers, welcome home is just the beginning
As the 1,000 or so soldiers with the 34th Infantry Division return from Iraq they will undergo more training. But unlike the training they received to go to war, this time they will learn how to adapt to the world they left a year ago. Coming back from war isn't a simple process....
February 4, 2010 - 5:24pm
January 29, 2010
First wave of Red Bulls returns
It's been a long year for Korbin Noyes. His mom, Sgt. Jinny Noyes, a Rosemount resident, has been deployed to Iraq since February with the 34th Infantry Division and he has waited for her to return. The wait ended Sunday evening when Jinny burst through the doors of the Rosemount...
January 29, 2010 - 10:00pm
October 13, 2009
Two from Northland killed in Afghanistan
The cost of the global war on terrorism has hit home hard. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Aaron James Taylor, 27, who graduated from Greenway High School in Coleraine, and Spc. George W.
October 13, 2009 - 7:38am
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
July 28, 2009
Olivia soldier remembered as typical teen, wanted to be police officer
BIRD ISLAND -- Army National Guard Spc. James Wertish was remembered at his funeral Monday morning as a young man who "raised a little hell now and then" but was willing to lay down his life for others. Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, a specialist with the Minnesota National Guard...
July 28, 2009 - 7:32am
July 23, 2009
Body of Spc. James Wertish of Olivia to arrive home Thursday; funeral Monday
OLIVIA -- The body of Spc. James Wertish will arrive at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday. Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, was one of three Minnesotan soldiers killed in a missile attack near Basra, Iraq on the evening of July 16. They were...
July 23, 2009 - 7:38am
Willmar soldier recovering from July 16 attack that killed three 'brothers'
WILLMAR -- On July 16, just before 9:15 p.m. Iraqi time, Spc. Jacob Benson, 22, of Willmar was talking with his three closest friends and fellow...
July 23, 2009 - 7:18am
July 20, 2009
Pawlenty visits troops in Iraq, worries about Iran
ST. PAUL - If Iran was behind the deaths of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers, already rocky relations with the United States could become...
July 20, 2009 - 7:23am
July 17, 2009
Woodbury, Cottage Grove soldiers killed in Iraq are identified
The U.S. Department of Defense released the names Saturday of the Woodbury and Cottage Grove soldiers killed Thursday in an attack in Iraq. They...
July 17, 2009 - 7:03pm