It’s midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay’s feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
The U.S. government says it is looking into reports that three Laotian-Americans have gone missing in southern Laos.
Amid the normal Saturday shopping crowd, commerce took a brief time out. In the Mall of America’s rotunda, folks got a glimpse of something very special – people taking their first steps toward American citizenship.
It’s a big day for a 102-year-old Twin Cities woman. She’ll finally become a U.S. citizen on Wednesday.
Miss Minnesota was not chosen to represent the U.S. in the forthcoming Miss Universe Pageant. On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nitaya Panemalaythong, of Savage, Minn., competed in the Miss USA Pageant.
On Saturday night, Miss Minnesota 2012 will compete for the title of Miss USA. Nitaya Panemalaythong comes from a big family in Savage; she has eight brothers and sisters.
The Department of Defense says Tuesday that Air Force Capt. Darrell J. Spinler will be buried with full military honors on June 18.
If you are looking for a place to enjoy a day and don’t want to be outdoors, there’s a place for you in the heart of St. Paul: Hmong Village.