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November 26, 2015
Grand Forks man happy to be home after year in Afghanistan
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Returning home recently after a one-year deployment in Afghanistan, Chris Powell said he is most proud of his work building schools for children there. He's also proud "to make it a year and come back to my family," he said. Powell, a U.S. Department of Defense...
November 26, 2015 - 6:00am
October 17, 2015
Honor Flight provides closure, recognition to dying WWII veterans
FARGO -- Sam Skaff Jr. remembers the day in detail. The sun was out, and a group of veterans were visiting the World War II Memorial...
October 17, 2015 - 4:17pm
June 18, 2015
Concert organizer arrested, faces extradition
The primary organizer of this weekend’s Real Country Jam at the Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch is in jail in Dickinson awaiting extradition to Florida. A criminal filing and extradition paperwork for Florida native Terry Lee Todd was issued Thursday stemming from an arrest warrant...
June 18, 2015 - 8:17pm
October 26, 2013
Back in the hunt: Soldier who lost leg in Afghanistan recovering with help of family, admirers
GRAND FORKS — It’s been 11 months — and 21 surgeries — since Army Capt. Seth Nieman lost the lower half of his right leg and shattered...
October 26, 2013 - 8:33pm
February 24, 2013
Military Ovation: Former ND Guard soldier who lost his right leg in Afghanistan heads to Cabo San Lucas for golfing
FARGO -- North Dakota National Guard veteran Sam Floberg will be back at Hector International Airport almost six years to the day since he returned...
February 24, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2012
Marine pleads guilty in killing of unarmed Iraqis
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) -- A Marine accused of killing unarmed Iraqi women and children pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty on Monday, reaching a plea deal and ending the largest and longest-running criminal case against U.S. troops to emerge from the Iraq War. Staff Sgt....
January 23, 2012 - 11:55am
December 14, 2011
Update2: Officials name those killed in helicopter crash, former western North Dakota resident among them
A former western North Dakota resident was among four soldiers killed when helicopters crashed Monday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington,...
December 14, 2011 - 11:48am
November 10, 2011
American hero from Bowman shares WWII recollections
Near-death experiences, bullets whizzing by, atomic bombs dropping and Purple Hearts make for epic war stories. One World War II veteran from...
November 10, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2011
Brothers in arms ... and other parts
FARGO -- Spc. John Chase once knew a world of dangers lurking in hidden roadside bombs and snipers who could be taking aim as he and his fellow...
November 5, 2011 - 12:00am
July 4, 2011
Last Vietnam-era draftee retiring from Army
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) -- A homemade wind chime with the word "Whining" under a red slash is made from metal parts put in his leg after a parachute accident. Every Sunday he trims his crew cut. He didn't join the Army willingly, but as Command Sgt. Maj. Jeff Mellinger prepares to...
July 4, 2011 - 10:36am
With bin Laden gone, will US stick to war plan?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The demise of Osama bin Laden complicates what was already a tough call for President Barack Obama: how to wind down the nearly decade-old war in Afghanistan. Now the symbolic reason for staying in the fight -- to get al-Qaida's leader and avenge 9/11 -- has been...
May 4, 2011 - 7:23am
February 17, 2011
Wounded Marine returns to Ronan to hero's welcome
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- A Marine from Ronan wounded in Afghanistan has returned home to a hero's welcome. The crowd gathered at Missoula International Airport Wednesday cheered and cried "Thank you!" as Lance Cpl. Thomas Parker arrived in the lobby in a wheelchair. The Missoulian...
February 17, 2011 - 9:06am
January 10, 2011
'Band of Brothers' inspiration Winters dies at 92
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dick Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries...
January 10, 2011 - 3:53pm
December 15, 2010
ND funeral set for pilot killed in Vietnam War
FARGO (AP) -- A Saturday funeral is planned in Fargo for a Vietnam War pilot who was missing in action for more than four decades. The remains of Air Force Maj. Tom Beyer are being flown into Fargo on Wednesday night. The National Guard says the funeral is Saturday afternoon at St....
December 15, 2010 - 7:48am
December 9, 2010
National Guard soldiers return to ND, Minn
BISMARCK (AP) -- Late-night flights were bringing National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan back home to North Dakota and Minnesota. The Guard says the first soldiers arrived in Fargo at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Later flights were bringing the rest of the 70 soldiers...
December 9, 2010 - 8:02am