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
NASCAR DAD Mike "Mac" McNamara Bombs KNOX ?
Did Mac abandon KNOX and Grand Forks for war games in Afghanistan ? Tu-Uyen Tran thinks so in recent GF Herald article and blog postings. Is it running a combat info center? Like county emergen... Posted on 7/10/10 at 1:25 PM
The word “Afghanistan” is very three-dimensional.
Beneath its 11 letters lie years of turmoil and timeworn feuds littered with interspersed prosperity. Surrounding its 11 letters lie misconceptions and prejudices. On top of its 11 letters sits the Karzai administration, precariously. And within its 11 letters lies Tyler Tischer’s story.
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.
A 2002 Farmington High School graduate is in stable condition and is preparing to be transported to Walter Reed Army Medical in Washington, D.C. after he was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan earlier this week.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was in Afghanistan on Sunday to meet with the Commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, as well as Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other Afghan leaders.
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