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Photo: Richard Leguil, WJON
Photo: Richard Leguil, WJON
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UPDATE: Minnesota Native Wins Best Warrior Competition [VIDEO]

A Minnesota soldier will represent our National Guard at the Army's 2017 Best Warrior Competition. Staff Sergeant Daniel Sebo won the National Guard Best Warrior Competition at Camp Ripley this week.

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Photo: Richard Leguil, WJON
Photo: Richard Leguil, WJON
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Little Falls Artist Honors Military’s History, and Fallen [VIDEO]

One local artist has dedicated almost a decade of his life to honoring and memorializing our nation's Armed Forces.

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Massonstock, ThinkStock
Massonstock, ThinkStock
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Now This Is A Different Way To Start Off The Morning [VIDEO]

Just when you think that you have seen everything... THIS pops up in your life!

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Eugene Berman, ThinkStock
Eugene Berman, ThinkStock
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Members of The Military Get Free Admission to Valleyfair this Fourth of July Weekend

Valleyfair is honoring Minnesota members of the United States Military by hosting ‘Military Days-A Tribute To Our Heroes’ during this Fourth of July weekend.

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Maksym Dragunov, ThinkStock
Maksym Dragunov, ThinkStock
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Members of The Military Get Free Admission to Valleyfair this Memorial Day Weekend

Valleyfair is honoring Minnesota members of the United States Military by hosting ‘Military Days-A Tribute To Our Heroes’ during this Memorial Day weekend.

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@mncampripley via Twitter
@mncampripley via Twitter
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Camp Ripley Doing Controlled Burns on 13,000 Acres

Don't be alarmed if you see large plumes of smoke from Camp Ripley this spring. To reduce the risk of wildfire, the Army post will be starting it's annual round of controlled burns before the summer training season.

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Purple parking spot
Purple parking spot at Texas Roadhouse
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Do You Know What This Purple & Gold Parking Spot Is For?

If you've seen these around St. Cloud, and understand what they mean, good for you. Some would think it's a parking spot for true Vikings fans.

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A Look Back: KOBK News for January-February 1917, Steele County

Steve Groening presents the KOBK news for January-February 1917. On topic are the celebrations surrounding the return of Steele County’s Company I from Mexico, a report on the absentee rate at rural schools, and the fate of a proposed packing plant intended for Owatonna...

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Rachel Petersen (left) and Earl Kothman (right). (Photo: Abiding Bronze Star)
Rachel Petersen (left) and Earl Kothman (right). (Photo: Abiding Bronze Star)
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50 Years Later St. Cloud Man To Receive Bronze Star [VIDEO]

A former army sergeant and St. Cloud resident is finally being recognized. What started as a scholarship opportunity for Rachel Petersen soon became a turning point in her grandfathers history.

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Female US Soldiers
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Women Likely To Be Forced To Register For The Military Draft Soon

Female US citizens getting drafted to the military would have been unheard of 20 years ago, but is likely to be a reality very soon.

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Kev Oc via YouTube
Kev Oc via YouTube
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Army Marching Band Rocks Out to Rage Against the Machine [VIDEO]

Just because it's a military marching group doesn't mean they're a group of squares!

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Spectators gaze at the new VFW Memorial Monument. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Spectators gaze at the new VFW Memorial Monument. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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St. Cloud VFW To Hold Special Memorial Monument Dedication

A special memorial service will be held at the St. Cloud VFW Post 428 tomorrow (Monday) to remember the many who have served. The VFW will officially dedicate their monument, located in front of the building, to honor our military.

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