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'Bde Maka Ska': Minneapolis Park Board Adds Dakota Name To Lake Calhoun Signs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A second name is being added to signs around Minneapolis’ largest lake.

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will add placards bearing the Dakota name “Bde Maka Ska” to all entry signs surrounding Lake Calhoun Friday afternoon. 115 more words


Vietnam War Memorial Replica On Display At Fort Snelling

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. is on display here in the Twin Cities.

On Friday night, the 1,073 Minnesotans who died while serving in Vietnam were honored. 74 more words


Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Coming To Fort Snelling

FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) —€” A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling.

The Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund is hosting “The Wall that Heals” at the Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling from Wednesday through Sunday. 106 more words


How to Give Back on Labor Day

As we head into the holiday weekend, it’s important to remember those who don’t get the day off from their hard work. Here are a few ways you can give back to our troops over the long weekend. 158 more words

Team Lucky Duck

plains cottonwood tree...

plains cottonwood tree…

a VERY old one.

i was loving up the deep crevices in it’s bark.

we hiked pike island this afternoon….part of the fort snelling state park. 87 more words


Fort Snelling

Fort Snelling: Theo’s First State Park

We got Theo on July 4th minutes after the 2015 marching season was over. He was barely three pounds when we got him, and it was hard to leave him when Dover and I went on our adventure with Anne on the 9th. 498 more words


Minnesota Family Reunited With Long-Lost Purple Heart

ST. PAUL (WCCO) — It was an amazing scene at Fort Snelling on Sunday. A Minnesota family is finally reunited with a long-lost purple heart. 164 more words