Memorial Day

Thousands Visit Ft. Snelling National Cemetery For Memorial DayThousands 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.
Family, Friends Commemorate Memorial Day At Fort Snelling Nat’l CemeteryFamily 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. military.
What's Open And What's Closed On Memorial DayTo commemorate the Memorial Day holiday, many people have it off and a lot of places are closed. To help avoid any confusion, here's a list of some of the places that are closed this holiday.
Rain Forces Rescheduling Of Memorial Day CeremoniesThe rain in the forecast for Monday is already forcing a couple of Memorial Day events indoors. In Prior Lake, the VFW Memorial Day Parade has been canceled, and they're moving the service from Memorial Park to Twin Oaks Middle School.
Wander Minnesota: Memorial Day Observances & CelebrationsSure, 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.
Memorial Day Weekend Brings Campfire Safety ReminderJessica Patterson can't hide the evidence of a campfire incident that wend terribly wrong. Back in November of 2009, she and a friend were burning up some cardboard boxes before they planned to see a movie.
Get Movin' Monday: Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day is next Monday and this week in Get Movin' Monday, WCCO's Kim Johnson and local blogger Melissa Oprish shared some fun activities to celebrate the holiday with the family.
Best Memorial Day Getaways Near MinnesotaStart the summer right with a great Memorial Day getaway.
5 Best Ways To Observe Memorial DayHonor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.
Teaching Our Children The Importance Of Celebrating Memorial DayMemorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It's also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.
Wander Minnesota: May Is Minnesota Museum MonthIt’s almost May — and that means it’s Minnesota Museums Month the annual celebration of all that Minnesota has to offer in the way of museums. And that’s quite a lot. It’s a considerable bounty, with about 600 around the state.
Wander Minnesota: Memorial Day Resort HappeningsSure, it’s a month away, but Memorial Day will arrive faster than you think. Many resorts are planning long-weekend festivities for that weekend, and booking ahead is recommended. Here’s a sampling of what you can find.