Governor Tim Walz and the Mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul specifically thanked the citizen-soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard for their involvement in the restoration of the peace that occurred overnight in the Twin Cities.
Governor Tim Walz this afternoon signed an executive order activating the Minnesota National Guard to assist authorities in the Twin Cities to maintain the peace in the wake of last night’s rioting in south Minneapolis.
Major General Jon A. Jensen has been named the 31st adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, a position vacated when Maj. Gen. Richard Nash announced his retirement. Governor Mark Dayton appointed Jensen to serve a seven-year term beginning in October...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered for a service honoring former Army Gen. John Vessey, a Minnesota native who became chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Ronald Reagan.
St Paul, MN (KROC AM News) - Governor Dayton has released his proposed bonding bill that will be presented to the state legislature when it convenes in March. Included in the package is more than $20 million for Rochester projects.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Members of the Michigan National Guard are headed to Flint to help dole out bottled water, filters and other supplies to residents dealing with a drinking water crisis that began months ago.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of the three Americans who tackled and disarmed a gunman on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris say they are proud of the men and relieved they weren't killed during those chaotic moments.
St Paul, MN (KROC AM News) - Some members of the Minnesota National Guard will be helping crews in Washington State in the ongoing effort to contain numerous wildfires that have been breaking out in recent weeks.