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Sergeant First Class Michael Hafner was the honorary flag raiser at the August 10 Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays game at Target Field. At the start of every Twins home game, a member of the U.S. military is honored by raising the flag during the singing of the National Anthem. This photo, taken by Pryce Score of Kensington, shows Hafner on the large video screen above the ballfield. The son and grandson of Navy sailors, Hafner enlisted as an infantry soldier in the U.S. Army in May of 1997 on his 19t...
Local military member honored at Twins game
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
This enhanced photograph shows Alexandria native and former member of the Marine Corps Tyler Tischer sitting with his "buddies," Afghani boys he met while touring Afghanistan. The boys all belong to the same family and were very open with the American soldiers, an uncommon occurrence in the war-torn country. (Contributed photo)
Thirteen countries in five years for Tischer
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Last week to see WWII exhibit in Perham
October 14, 2012 - 4:01pm
June 27, 2012
Specialist Spencer J. Dahlheimer, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, copied down grid coordinates during one of six Army warrior tasks in the I Corps Soldier of the Year Competition on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 6. (Photo from Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System)
Dahlheimer competes for 'Soldier of the Year' honor
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Officer with stage IV cancer speaks, sings at Flay Day event
June 21, 2012 - 9:07am
May 28, 2012
Governor Dayton proclaims Memorial Day; local events planned today
May 28, 2012 - 6:36am
May 25, 2012
Dennis Carstens
Grand marshal of Alexandria Memorial Day parade wants all veterans in spotlight
May 25, 2012 - 11:45am
March 23, 2012
Craig Sholts held the flag and plaque he presented to Alexandria Extrusion Company represented by (left to right) Deb Weaver, Al Sholts and Tom Schabel. He also honored Douglas Machine. (Contributed Photo)
Two local companies provide prayers for soldier
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
October 15, 2010 - 1:23pm
October 13, 2010
Funeral set for New London soldier killed in Afghanistan
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Soldier's death in Afghanistan impacts Alexandria
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
UPDATE: New London soldier killed in Afghanistan has local connection
October 5, 2010 - 12:59pm
July 15, 2010
Minnesota soldier loses legs in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan
July 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
June 7, 2010
Kurt Kruize
Hancock honors soldier killed in Iraq
June 7, 2010 - 1:45pm
Kurt E. Kruize
Hancock soldier killed in Iraq
April 7, 2010 - 2:20pm