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Best Ideas For Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is approaching and I am sure you are already getting excited for a little time away from work to enjoy time with friends, family and [hopefully] great weather. Here is a list of options whether you want to stay in the Twin Cities or if you want to hit the road and get out of town.

05/12/2011

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High Water Prompts Ft. Snelling State Park Closing

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has closed Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul because of rising rivers.

03/23/2011

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Fort Snelling Army Reserve Group Headed Overseas

An Army Reserves unit based at Fort Snelling is heading to Afghanistan to support the U.S. military operation in that country.

03/19/2011

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Fort Snelling Ceremony To Greet Returning Soldiers

About 70 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers will be welcomed home from Iraq and Kosovo in a ceremony at Fort Snelling.

01/08/2011

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MN Troops Deploy To Iraq, Kosovo Wednesday

A group of soldiers will get a chance to say goodbye to family and friends Wednesday before they ship off to help fight the war in Iraq.

01/05/2011

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Fort Snelling Event To Showcase How Fun Winter Is

A national event designed to introduce novices to snow sports is coming to the Twin Cities area.

12/24/2010

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Minn. Marks 69 Years Since Pearl Harbor Attack

It’s been 69 years Tuesday since the Japanese attacked the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii, drawing the United States into World War II.

12/07/2010

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Rifle Squad Honors Vets With 57,000 Goodbyes

The bus stops on the cemetery path and the silver-haired men file out, sober-faced and silent amid a sea of white marble tombstones. Some carry rifles, some flags, a few hold bugles. They’ve all come to say goodbye — to a stranger.

11/11/2010

Apple Valley Soldier Being Buried Today

First Lt. Christopher Goeke was killed July 13th while responding to an attack on an Afghan National Army facility in the key southern city of Kandahar.

07/26/2010

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