Jessica 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.
Memorial 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.
Start the summer right with a great Memorial Day getaway.
Honor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.
It’s barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.
Memorial 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.
It’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.
Sure, 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.
For many who have served, Memorial Day has a very special meaning. For some it’s a day of pain, remembering the lives lost during combat. For others it’s a time to honor the fallen and let others know why it’s important to do so. But for most all who served, it is more than just a day off from work, barbecues and family gatherings.
It’s Memorial Day, a day where we take time to honor those past and present who have served our country to ensure our freedom. It also leads to some confusion on what places are closed and what are open.
While Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, it also can mark the start of pool season in Minnesota if it’s warm enough. With high temperatures looking to be around 80 for most of the holiday weekend, the City of St. Paul announced its public pools are ready to open.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer in Minnesota, and it also marks one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Officials with AAA said they expect a little more than 36 million people to travel 50 miles or more this holiday weekend.
Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.
We’re heading towards Memorial Day weekend and coming with it is sun and warmer temperatures. It’s got boaters and anglers looking forward to getting out on the boat. It also makes for the perfect time for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to remind people about boat safety and to “Think Zero.”
Get out of town for a long weekend this Memorial Day.
Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.
For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.
Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.
Take time out to honor American war heroes. On May 26, 2014, Minnesotans will be planning activities that involve family gatherings and a celebration of freedom.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and for many that will mean time in the pool. But before you jump in, experts recommend heeding some pool safety tips for all ages. A report from CPSC says 390 children younger than age 15 drown in pools and spas every year.
How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.
There are many meaningful ways in Minnesota to remember those who have died in military service.
Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.
Join WCCO Radio as we salute service members and their famlies this Memorial Day.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
The nation’s capital may have the most visited war memorials in the country, but there are other places of remembrance worth seeing.
The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season. And what a season it’s turning out to be. From sequels to superheroes, we have a roundup of the most anticipated films of the year.