TROOPS

Three Soldiers Return Home after Ten Month Stint in Afghanistan

The unit's commander met his newborn daughter for the first time upon his arrival

FARGO, N.D. — Three soldiers are back home with their families after spending ten months in Afghanistan. The three are members of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 191st Military Police Company. The soldiers provided protective service detail while assigned to assist North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces in Afghanistan. While all the soldiers reunited with their families, the day was…

Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry Has a Solution for Your Excess Halloween Candy

Donated candy will be sent to troops and first responders

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve got piles of candy from Halloween night, you can spare some cavities and put it towards a good cause. Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry is doing a candy buyback that helps our heroes. All donated candy goes towards Operation Gratitude, which sends treats to troops and first responders. “We could get candy away from the kids, so…

North Dakota National Guard Withdraws from Mayville After 60 Years

The unit is holding a flag-retiring ceremony today

MAYVILLE, ND — The city of Mayville is formally saying goodbye to the North Dakota National Guard. Due to changes and cutbacks, the Guard is withdrawing from Mayville after six decades of being in the city. The unit is holding a flag-retiring ceremony today. All soldiers who have served in Mayville are being invited back for a final formation. Categories:…

Volunteers Start Building a Home for an Injured Veteran in Moorhead

Volunteers for Homes for our Troops helped build a house for one veteran in need

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead are finding a way to give back to people who put their lives at risk. They began building a home for one man who came back a different person. Sacrificing a Saturday morning came easy for one group of volunteers. Especially when it’s for a man who was willing to sacrifice it all. “The…

Local Boy Scout Troops Put Up Flags for Veterans

Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday

  FARGO, ND — Boy Scouts and troop leaders from the area are putting up flags for our veterans. They’re putting American flags next to the graves of veterans in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo. Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday. Troop leaders say this teaches scouts the importance of…