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Flags Placed At Every Grave At Fort Snelling Cemetery

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On this Memorial Day, Americans across the country are honoring the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

A memorial ceremony happens every year at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, but things look different this year. 219 more words

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Fort Snelling National Cemetery, 2018

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My apartment is now almost empty, just the cleaning left to do. 3 more days and I am moving out. My year in America has come to an end. 339 more words

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18 Protesters Arrested, Charged For Blocking Blue Line Light Rail

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — More than a dozen people were arrested after shutting down light rail service for more than an hour and a half Tuesday morning. 279 more words

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Flooding Closes Roads, Trails Around Fort Snelling State Park

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Several areas, trails and roads around Fort Snelling State Park are closed due to flooding.

The park issued a visitor alert Monday, saying that the park’s main road was closed, as well as many hiking trails, the fishing pier, and two boat launches. 52 more words

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Off to War! - April 19, 1898

120 Years Ago Today–

On April 19, 1898, soldiers of the Old Guard, numbering around 650 men, left Fort Snelling, MN aboard trains headed to Chicago. 40 more words

One Person Can Make a Difference

One person can make a difference.

Aunt Kate did.

My Aunt died 30 years ago but it is her that comforts me. I imagine me sitting next to her, wrapping myself around her ham of an arm and never letting go. 457 more words

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