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Biking in the Twin Cities

This weekend is our first quick trip of the summer.  We decided to meet Steve’s brother and his wife in the Twin Cities.

We started our weekend adventure by going to Minnehaha Park.   537 more words

Quick Trips

Surviving World War II Vets Honored At Fort Snelling With Quilts Of Valor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — There are about 15,000 men in Minnesota with a rare distinction: They are surviving veterans of World War II.  On Sunday morning, 12 of them were honored in a way that brought several to tears. 341 more words


Susu Jeffrey: Can an “inconvenient law” protect the sacred Coldwater Spring?

A team of us spent three years lobbying at the State Capitol to get the Coldwater protection law through committees, approved on the floor and signed by the governor in 2001. 839 more words


Thousands Visit Ft. Snelling National Cemetery For Memorial Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thousands visited Fort Snelling National Cemetery for its Memorial Day Ceremony.

It’s said to be the largest ceremony in the state. It concluded roughly 30 minutes ago and, despite light rain, saw big crowds. 346 more words


Family, Friends Commemorate Memorial Day At Fort Snelling Nat’l Cemetery

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Family and friends made their way to Fort Snelling National Cemetery Monday to lay flowers and plant American flags on the graves of loved ones who served in the U.S. 335 more words


Crews Ready Fort Snelling For Major Memorial Day Event

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota’s largest Memorial Day observance is at Fort Snelling on Monday.

The national cemetery draws thousands for its yearly service, and a lot of work goes into getting Fort Snelling ready. 229 more words


Wander Minnesota: Memorial Day Observances & Celebrations

Sure, the weather has (finally) started to act like it’s supposed to this time of year, but we all know summer really starts over Memorial Day weekend, when everyone begins flocking in earnest to lakes and northwoods, and firing up those grills and fire pits. 332 more words