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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


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

ICE Made 26 Arrests Last Week In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A few dozen people gathered at a Fort Snelling federal office building Friday to hold an emergency response protest to President Donald Trump’s deportation plans. 58 more words


MN River Valley

Majestic and free, the Minnesota River Valley offers some rich experiences for us all

It’s the second weekend in March, and the sun is melting the snow on the banks of the Minnesota River as it meanders through the Minnesota River Valley, between highway 18 and Cedar Avenue in Bloomington. 1,130 more words

Franklin Steele's Bentwood Chair

By Mara Taft, collections volunteer

This chair was used by Franklin Steele (1813-1880), a founder of Minneapolis and prominent in the lumber industry.

Stylistically, this a bentwood chair with a cane bottom. 405 more words

Their extermination will be the only alternative.

Barracks Schofield, St. Louis, Mo.,
October 14th, 1863

Dear Editor — Since I wrote you last, at Madelia, I have seen something of a soldier’s life.  831 more words

7th Minnesota Infantry

A Day at Fort Snelling [Day 22]

Today was a big day.

It was a good (LONG) day, and we’re excited for the road ahead. ❤

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