THE NEW FORTY I pray...
Two North Dakota soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Monday. The soldiers, Sgt. 1st Class Darren Linde, 41, of Devils Lake, and Spc. Tyler Orgaard, 20, of Bismarck, were doing a routine clearance o... Posted on 12/5/12 at 1:44 AM
STORM TRACKER Afghanistan Cold
The harsh winter weather that has hit much of Europe and Asia has also been impacting Afghanistan. This in turn has created another battle for our troops stationed there, fighting the cold and the sno... Posted on 2/22/12 at 4:34 AM
FARMBLEAT Spread a little cheer to the troops
As people gather in schools throughout southwest Minnesota today to honor our veterans of all wars, Id like to ask you to hit the stores afterward and buy some requested supplies for our soldiers serv... Posted on 11/10/11 at 8:56 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota farming soldiers head to Afghanistan
Twenty-two Minnesota National Guard soldiers are heading to Afghanistan on an unusual mission: teach agriculture.
The Guards Agri-Business Development Team leaves for training Tuesday for a one-year ... Posted on 9/30/11 at 11:07 AM
NEW LONDON, Minn. — More chocolate chip cookies, disposable plastic food containers, cardboard boxes with lids and someone with a vehicle big enough to haul several thousand cookies from New London to Minneapolis are needed this weekend to help get those cookies to soldiers in Afghanistan.
Forum Communciations Co. report
, October 15, 2010
NEW LONDON — The funeral for Army Pfc. Ryane G. Clark, 22, of New London, will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at the New London-Spicer High School gymnasium.
The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16, also at the high school.
Forum Communications Co. report
, October 08, 2010
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in the U.S. on Saturday by insisting the origins of the continued Taliban insurgency are not in Afghanistan.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans set fire to tires in the streets and shouted "Death to America" for a second day Saturday despite a decision by an American pastor to call off plans to burn copies of the Islamic holy book.
Recalls ambush that killed 10, including former Park Rapids resident
KABUL, Afghanistan – The first sign of danger was the crackle of gunfire over their heads. Ten gunmen, their faces covered, rushed toward terrified humanitarian workers and began shouting “Satellite! Satellite!” – a demand to surrender their phones.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — The family of a Minnesota native killed while volunteering his medical services in Afghanistan is making funeral plans while waiting for word when Dr. Thomas Grams' body will arrive home.
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