Minnesotans Prep For Bitterly Cold WeekendState park employees say they are prepared to show people a good time in the extreme cold, and offered a few tips on how to stay warm while doing it.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Jan. 9)There is plenty of winter fun to be had this weekend in Minnesota! Here are some of the events and topics Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO Saturday Morning.
'Bde Maka Ska': Minneapolis Park Board Adds Dakota Name To Lake Calhoun SignsThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will add placards bearing the Dakota name "Bde Maka Ska" to all entry signs surrounding Lake Calhoun Friday afternoon.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About MinnesotaImpress your friends with these five little-known facts about Minnesota
Vietnam War Memorial Replica On Display At Fort SnellingA replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. is on display here in the Twin Cities.
St. Paul Firefighter Laid To Rest WednesdayA beloved St. Paul firefighter and paramedic is being laid to rest Wednesday. Last Monday, 38-year-old Shane Clifton told his colleagues at the Merriam Park firehouse he wasn't feeling well. Then he suddenly collapsed.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Coming To Fort SnellingA 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.
Minnesota Family Reunited With Long-Lost Purple HeartIt was an amazing scene at Fort Snelling on Sunday. A Minnesota family is finally reunited with a long-lost purple heart. Wiljo Matalamaki, 22 years old at the time, was killed in action during World War II. The U.S. Army awarded him the Purple Heart after his death and gave it to his mother.
Vietnam Veterans Honored At Fort Snelling CeremonyThe ceremony marked the 50th anniversary of the U.S. buildup of military personnel in South Vietnam. The Pentagon wants to elevate the status of Vietnam vets to the status of World War 2 and Korean War veterans.
Fort Snelling Barracks To Be Turned Into ApartmentsThe state is ready to turn army barracks into apartments at historic Fort Snelling.
Best Fourth Of July Events In MinnesotaWe tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.
Surviving World War II Vets Honored At Fort Snelling With Quilts Of ValorThere 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.