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Storm Causes Major Damage To Camp Ripley's Training Center, Solar Array

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When bad weather strikes, the Minnesota National Guard lends a hand. But this week, the guard is doing some of its own cleanup following a stormy night. 263 more words

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Minnesotan & Army General John Vessey Dies At 94

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A retired army general who became chairman of the joint chiefs of staff under President Ronald Reagan, has died.

General John Vessey first enlisted as a private in the Minnesota National Guard in 1939. 62 more words

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Mancini's Hosts Breakfast For Minnesota Military Families

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Sunday, some Minnesota families got to share a meal with loved ones thousands of miles away.

Military families enjoyed brunch at Mancini’s Char House in St. 68 more words

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Eagan Man Accused Of Sex Assault At Minneapolis Bar

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 21-year-old Minnesota National Guard member is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Minneapolis night club last week.

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says Mainza Lombe Malambo, from Eagan, was charged Wednesday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct connected to an incident Saturday night. 186 more words

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Minnesota Nat'l Guard Appoints First Female General

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota National Guard now has its first female general.

Air Force Colonel Sandra Best was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General during a ceremony Thursday. 36 more words

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Minnesota National Guard Opens New Readiness Center

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota National Guard is being conscious of its ecological footprint.

A ribbon cutting ceremony Friday unveiled its new “Ben Franklin Readiness Center.” 107 more words

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