President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
Thirty seven years after first being buried, a Wisconsin man has been buried again and this time he’s been laid amongst the nation’s heroes. And it’s all because his nieces and nephews went on a complicated mission to fulfill his last wish.
City officials say Seneca Foods plans to close a vegetable canning plant in Arlington in southern Minnesota. Arlington Mayor Jim Kreft says representatives from Seneca’s regional office told employees of the closing last week.
Watching a sports game play out before your eyes just isn’t the same without something to snack on. And if the game is epic, then the snack’s got to be, too.
A small town hardware store is celebrating an impressive anniversary. Thomes Bros hardware store in Arlington has been open for 125 years. From the main drag in Arlington, the store front of Thomes Bros blends into the background of small-town Minnesota.
A group of Minnesotans are in the nation’s capitol Sunday to honor our country’s fallen heroes. They’ll be participating in the national Memorial Day celebration in Washington D.C., invited there by the President.
This month, high school students in southern Minnesota will have a kangaroo, a fox and an armadillo in their classroom. In June, a nursing home will get a visit from a tortoise, a parrot and a dingo. It sounds strange, but it’s possible because of one guy who’s believed to be one of the youngest zookeepers in the country.
No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight loop that Aaron Harrison and his Kentucky teammates could get used to watching.
Four people were injured following a broadside crash in Arlington, Minn. late Sunday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Shortly before 6 p.m., a 2012 Ford Focus was traveling southbound on County Road 9 and 2008 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on Highway 19 when they collided.
Some Twin Cities day care providers are paying close attention to who’s calling them these days. A man on the other end has been asking a lot of questions about the kids being cared for inside.
Some St. Paul residents are safe after a fire engulfed their kitchen.
The men, including Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Robert L. Christopherson of Blue Earth, Minn., were buried in a single casket with full military honors Wednesday.
A fifth-grade student in Arlington was a victim of attempted child abduction Tuesday afternoon, according to the Arlington Police Department.