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Memorial Day

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

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.

05/13/2013

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Good Question: How Does AAA Know How Many Of Us Are Driving?

Before every holiday we hear the same reports: a projection of how many Americans are going to get in their cars or hop on airplanes to travel.

11/21/2012

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Verso Says Sartell Paper Mill Will Not Reopen

The Verso paper mill in Sartell, Minn., which sustained heavy damage from an explosion and fire, will not reopen, Verso announced Thursday.

08/02/2012

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Gas Prices Not Bad Compared To Last Year

Remember analyst predictions that we could be paying $5 per gallon of gasoline this summer? Thankfully, that scenario hasn’t come to pass. Gas prices have been falling over the past few weeks. But why?

05/31/2012

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Bomb Squad At Surgery For Man Impaled By Firework

A Linwood Township man who shot himself in the chest with an unexploded firework over the Memorial Day weekend is still listed in critical condition at a St. Paul hospital.

05/30/2012

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4 Road Deaths Reported During Memorial Day Weekend

The Department of Public Safety reported four fatalities from vehicular crashes in Minnesota over Memorial Day Weekend.

05/30/2012

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Sen. Franken Visits Eden Valley For Memorial Day Dedication

Sen Al Franken helped Eden Valley citizens secure a Navy anchor for a town military memorial

05/29/2012

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CBS Moneywatch Editor At Large Jill Schlesinger On Memorial Day

CBS Moneywatch editor at large Jill Schlesinger looks at the financial markets on this shortened holiday week.

05/29/2012

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Good Question: Do Vacations Make Us Happier?

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and, for many of us, that means it’s vacation time.

05/28/2012

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Hundreds Gather In Ashby, Minn. For Memorial Day

The stars and stripes waved proudly in the sunshine on Monday. But there’s one small town in Minnesota known for one big Memorial Day ceremony.

05/28/2012

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Twins Blog: Memorial Day & Baseball

Memorial Day is the traditional “quarter pole” in the Major League Baseball season. It marks the point where the sorting out of contenders from pretenders truly begins.

05/28/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Jazz Band Kicks Funerals Into High Gear

On Memorial Day, many will visit the gravesite of a relative or friend. And for some that visit will remind them of the day of the funeral. This week in Finding Minnesota, we show you how some families are opting to make the burial of a loved one, more spirited.

05/28/2012

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Little To No Vacancy At MN Campgrounds

The trend has been around for a couple years and it’s likely to continue – packed camping grounds.

05/27/2012

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DNR Ramps Up Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said it will be ramping up its boat inspections and enforcement efforts to prevent the spread of invasive zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species (AIS) this holiday weekend.

05/25/2012

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Tips For Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend On The Water Safely

Memorial Day weekend signals the start of summer for many Minnesotans, but authorities want to make sure residents celebrate safely, especially while on the water.

05/25/2012

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