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National Guard

October 12, 2018
6 Minnesota Guardsmen sent to Florida hurricane scene
October 12, 2018 - 9:38am
October 11, 2018
Ronald Jacobson
Jacobson inducted into Minnesota National Guard Court of Honor
October 11, 2018 - 7:53am
September 26, 2018
Cpl. Anthony Olivero, a former swim and dive coach at Alexandria Area High School, is heading to Kuwait with his National Guard unit later this fall. He is one of two Alexandria men in that unit, who by coincidence work closely together in the chaplaincy. (Contributed)
Deploying together: Chaplain, assistant find they're both from Alexandria
September 26, 2018 - 2:24pm
August 23, 2018
National Guard helping fight state forest wildfire in northwest Minnesota
August 23, 2018 - 4:39pm
September 4, 2017
Minnesota Guard soldiers helping hurricane efforts
September 4, 2017 - 11:06am
September 14, 2016
Sara Wegner of Alexandri ( front row, right), got a higher than normal score on her fitness test. (Contirbuted)
Soldier's fitness 'way beyond exceptional'
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Brian Klimek of Hilltop Lumber in Alexandria accepts the Above and Beyond Award from Don Nolting of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Minnesota. Also pictured is Sgt. James Kracht, nominator for the award.  (Contributed photo)
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
Minnesota National Guard names new chaplain
May 2, 2013 - 11:47am
January 10, 2013
Major General Paul G. Rehkamp presented Douglas County Land and Resource Management Director Dave Rush (second from left) with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award plaque as Sergeant Shane Karlberg and retired ESGR member Don Nolting looked on at the Douglas County Courthouse on Tuesday, January 8. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)
A patriotic pat on the back
January 10, 2013 - 10:43am
September 21, 2012
Attendees at last year's Constitution Fest learned about the U.S. Constitution through exhibits, trivia, kids activities and more. (Echo Press file photo)
Announcing the third annual Constitution Fest
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Pay restored for local Guard
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Members of the 1st Brigade Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, waved to a crowd that gathered on the sidewalks of Broadway Monday to welcome the troops home.

Photo by Al button
The troops are back
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Master Sergeant. Arlan Osvold, a Rosemount native, jumped into a blivet of ice water during a February 4 Polar Bear Plunge hosted by the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Red Bulls at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Photo by Corporel Trisha Betz.
Red Bull troops take polar plunge in Kuwait
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
Standing by the new signs that will soon be placed along 34th Avenue West in Alexandria are (left to right) city council member Owen Miller, First Sergeant Travis Manzke, First Lieutenant Matt Kunkel (both with Company A 1-194 Combined Arms Battalion), Dennis Carstens, a Vietnam veteran who served wth the Red Bulls, and Mayor Dan Ness.
City gives Red Bull soldiers a salute
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
National Guard activated following tornado outbreak; other agencies called in to help
June 18, 2010 - 1:32pm