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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Weekend Spurs Traditional Outings

Under a large striped tent, pitched in a parking lot along 34th Avenue is where Mitch Fine spends every Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Memorial Day Signals Start To Mosquito Season

Haven’t seen any annoying, blood-sucking pests in the air yet? That’s because we’re a little behind this year, according to Mike McLean at the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District.

05/27/2011

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34M+ Will Hit The Road In U.S. This Weekend

The American Automobile Association projects 34.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a slight increase of 0.2 percent -– or about 100,000 travelers -– from the number of people who traveled one year ago.

05/27/2011

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Alternative View Of Memorial Day Weekend: ‘You’re Welcome,’ Says Comedian Al Dukes

Humorist Al Dukes offer a few tips for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Minnesota Memorial Weekend Family Fun Guide

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend? A drag race at Brainerd International Speedway, special guided tour at the Mill City Museum, and spending time in Grand Marais are just a few of the highlights Minnesota has to offer.

05/27/2011

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Iowa Stops Fill Pawlenty’s Memorial Day Calendar

A week after launching his Republican presidential campaign in Iowa, Tim Pawlenty will be back in the all-important state to campaign on Memorial Day.

05/27/2011

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Wander Minnesota: The Start of Summer

It may not feel like it, but with Memorial Day this weekend, summer is (un)officially here. Time to think about getting back outdoors after a lengthy winter and draggy spring. But where to go?

05/26/2011

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After 106 Years, Fallen Minn. Officer Is Honored

After more than 100 years, a St. Paul police officer who died after a suspect assaulted him is now officially recognized as having died in the line of duty.

05/19/2011

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/09/2011

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Wander Minnesota: Memorial Day

Sure, the weather has (finally) started to act like it’s supposed to this time of year, but we all know summer really starts over Memorial Day weekend, when everyone begins flocking in earnest to lakes and northwoods, and firing up those grills and fire pits. But Memorial Day is also a day to reflect and remember, and there are all sorts of ways to do that this year.

05/19/2010

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