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April 7, 2018
Chaplain (Capt.) Kelley Thury, of Mitchell, was promoted and named the new chaplain for the 153rd Engineer Battalion back in January. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Thury recently welcomed as National Guard’s first female chaplain
April 7, 2018 - 7:00am
April 4, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks during a working lunch with Baltic leaders, at the White House in Washington, April 3, 2018. Trump, who has been stewing publicly for days about what he characterizes as lax immigration laws, said here that he plans to order the military to guard the border with Mexico. At right is Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump to sign proclamation to send National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border
April 4, 2018 - 4:21pm
January 22, 2018
A statue of Minnesota hockey legend Herb Brooksl is dusted with snow during a snowstorm in St. Paul, Minn. on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising against traveling in portions of southwest Minnesota because of white out conditions. John Autey /Pioneer Press
National Guard called out as more than foot of snow buries southern Minn., strands motorists
January 22, 2018 - 10:27pm
December 14, 2017
Rapid City-based Guard unit to serve 9 months in Middle East
December 14, 2017 - 12:37pm
July 18, 2017
Mount Rushmore ceremony held for National Guard unit
July 18, 2017 - 9:21am
June 20, 2017
South Dakota National Guard hosts annual training exercise
June 20, 2017 - 10:35am
April 6, 2017
SD National Guard, local agencies practice disaster response
April 6, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 3, 2017
Activation ceremony held for South Dakota Air Guard wing
April 3, 2017 - 10:57am
March 31, 2017
Rapid City National Guard unit to deploy to Kuwait
March 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
February 17, 2017
Demonstrators march during the "Day Without Immigrants" protest in Chicago Feb. 16, 2017. Theopolis Waters / Reutersplay button
White House: No plan to use National Guard for immigration enforcement
February 17, 2017 - 3:19pm
November 25, 2016
Longtime Mitchell resident Lisa Bigge poses for a photo. Bigge retired in October from a 33-year-long career in the South Dakota Army National Guard. (Submitted photo)
For Bigge, National Guard was more than just a job
November 25, 2016 - 4:09pm
November 11, 2016
Kaitlin Ellwein shakes hands with Pres. Barack Obama during her graduation ceremony from the United States Air Force Academy. She and her parents, formerly of Mitchell, made history that day. (Photo courtesy of Dianne Ellwein)
Military family holds strong ties to Mitchell
November 11, 2016 - 6:47pm
September 17, 2016
Fargo-based National Guard unit on alert for mobilization
September 17, 2016 - 10:00am
September 8, 2016
Feds sue supplements retailer over firing of employee
September 8, 2016 - 11:00am
August 23, 2016
SD National Guard welcomes 11 new second lieutenants
August 23, 2016 - 5:21pm