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School start times won't change after all
Seventh-grade enrollment closed at DMS
City will pay for downtown development plan
New grant will fund literacy programs at North Trail
Gas leak forces evacuations
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FHS grad Davis named assistant coach at Blinn College
Football: Methodical Mustangs pull away from Tigers
Tennis team splits first two matches
Hart, Peterson lead cross country time trial
Football opener gets an earlier start time
Eagle Scout brings a new game to Gateway Academy
Your weekend: Reunion, gymnastics and hog roast are on the schedule
Dakota County Fair Photos
Pet of the Week: She’s a Cutie
Neighbors gather on National Night Out
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Editorial: A plan for downtown is good, but results are better
Deanna Weniger column: Anatomy of a snowbird
Editorial: Results will be worth construction pain
Guest opinion: Kline says VA hospitals must do better
Nathan Hansen column: Staring into the blackness
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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