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Minneapolis, Minnesota

I really liked Minneapolis! This was my first visit to the Midwest as an adult and I left Minneapolis impressed with the wonderful city as well as the people. 971 more words

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Fort Snelling State Park - Hiking Club

The hubs and I decided to go out on our first hiking club trail a couple weeks ago and since Fort Snelling is the closest state park to our home, it was the first one to get checked off the list. 95 more words

Hiking

Veteran Honored 70 Years After Death With Bronze Star, Purple Heart

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A fallen Minnesota veteran was honored Thursday more than 70 years after his death.

Sergeant Gerald Jacobsen was declared missing in action during World War II. 206 more words

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Fallen Service Members Honored At Ft. Snelling Memorial Day Ceremony

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — All across the country and here in Minnesota, folks are honoring our nation’s heroes this Memorial Day.

In our area, people came together to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, where hundreds of people recited the Pledge of Allegiance. 228 more words

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What Is Open And Closed On Memorial Day?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made to defend our freedoms.

When looking back at the history of our armed conflicts, a staggering figure jumps out: how the deadliest war in American history was fought amongst ourselves. 247 more words

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Working For The Weekend: Honoring Memorial Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It is a holiday weekend that will include barbeques and picnics for many.

But it’s also a time to remember those who’ve given the ultimate sacrifice. 230 more words

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Coldwater Spring

Coldwater Spring was added to the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area in January 2010. The goal was to restore it to an Oak Savanna and prairie. 53 more words