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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


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


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


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


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


Sandy Best to become first female general in MN National Guard history

A colonel in the Minnesota National Guard is celebrating a historic promotion.

Col. Sandy Best will become the first female general in Minnesota National Guard history when she’s promoted to brigadier general, the Minnesota National Guard told BringMeTheNews. 133 more words


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