Memorial

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Hundreds Expected At Memorial For Slain Wisconsin Trooper

A 21-year-old Wisconsin state trooper killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect is being remembered in his hometown.

03/29/2015

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One Month After Officer’s Death, Memorial Lives On

One month ago Saturday, Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was killed in the line of duty. A makeshift memorial on the site of the shooting remains in front of A & J’s Garage, near the intersection of Smith Avenue and Dodd Road in West St. Paul.

08/30/2014

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Family, Friends Mourn Loss Of South High Football Player

Students on a high school football team are rallying around each other after a sudden loss Thursday. Sha-kym Adams, 15, apparently drowned Wednesday while cooling off with his teammates at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis.

08/07/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 8/6/14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Miss something from the HUMP DAY edition of the WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee? Click the link above to head to Dave’s PODCAST PAGE.

08/06/2014

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Podcast Page: 7-31-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Minnesota mourns a fallen hero. Listen for highlights of Dave Lee’s coverage, and other items from Thursday by clicking the link above.

07/31/2014

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Groundbreaking Held For First Ever Military Family Tribute In Minn.

Construction is set to get underway on a new memorial at the State Capitol which honors the family members of military veterans. A groundbreaking for The Military Family Tribute was held Wednesday on the grounds of the State Capitol.

06/04/2014

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Hundreds Ride For Bicyclist Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver

On the cold and snowy landscape of a wintry Saturday afternoon, bicyclists of all ages came to pay their respects. Marcus Nalls, 26, was one of them: a commuter on two wheels who used his bike to get around. Stefan Turner, a bicycle mechanic, had just worked on Nalls’ bike, installing his rack and fenders. “Marcus was one of the … coolest guys we’ve had in our shop in a long time,” Turner said.

02/08/2014

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Mandela Memorial Held At St. Paul Cathedral

Nelson Mandela’s casket made the nearly 6,000-mile trip from the nation’s capital of Pretoria to his home village Saturday, where the country’s first black president will be laid to rest on Sunday. A memorial service to honor the African leader was held at the Cathedral in St. Paul Saturday. Political and community leaders spoke at the event, which was closed to cameras.

12/14/2013

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‘Eternal Ware’ An Alternative To Cremation Urns

When we lose a loved one, we often look for ways to honor their life. One Twin Cities couple has found a unique way to memorialize a family member after death. Ron and Carole Javner opened Eternal Ware in Newport, where they offer a unique pottery memorial to grieving families. For Ron, pottery has always been a passion. “It’s an interesting form of art,” Ron said.

12/14/2013

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Veterans, Supporters Rally Against Gov’t Shutdown

Minnesota veterans also rallied Sunday morning in support of the march in D.C. The protest on the National Mall in Washington D.C. was led by hundreds of veterans and demonstrators, against the shutdown.

10/13/2013

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Memorial Service Sunday For Minnesota Student

A public memorial service is being planned for a University of Minnesota student who was found dead more than a week after she went missing. Family members of Anarae Schunk say the memorial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center.

10/05/2013

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Memorial Growing For 2 Students Lost In Lilydale Landslide

Counselors were on hand at Peter Hobart Elementary School on Thursday for returning students, parents, and staff. And there’s a growing memorial that’s been set up outside the school as the community honors the two children who died in the Lilydale Park land slide — Mohamed Fofana, Haysem Sani — and also the two students injured in the accident.

05/23/2013

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Memorial To Send Romero’s Body Home To Mexico

Friends and family gathered Thursday night at a benefit held for the motorcyclist who died after his bike collided with a police cruiser.

05/16/2013

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Vigil Held For Violence Victims From Past 5 Years

People came together Saturday to remember victims killed in the Twin Cities metro in the past five years.

12/29/2012

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Memorial To Honor Minn.’s Wellstone Set In DC

Organizers have announced the date of a memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone and others killed in a plane crash 10 years ago.

11/01/2012

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Memorial For Fallen Firefighters Finds New Home

Flags were flown at half-mast on Sunday to honor 207 Minnesota firefighters who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the name of duty and tradition.

09/30/2012

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Minneapolis Business Owner Remembered After Shooting

The Minneapolis business owner who was shot and killed in the massacre last Thursday was remembered Sunday for his sincere generosity and his devotion to his family.

09/30/2012

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Community Throws Birthday Party For Boy Killed By Stray Bullet

It was a birthday a little boy never had a chance to celebrate.

07/29/2012

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Gophers Go Back To Practice After Ex-Teammate Dies

Whistles were blown, instructions were shouted and drills were conducted, as the Minnesota football team resumed practice for the first time since the death of former teammate Gary Tinsley.

04/10/2012

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Firm Selected To Design Fallen Firefighter Memorial

An architecture firm has been selected to design the Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial, planned for the State Capitol grounds.

03/07/2012

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$600K Goal Reached For MN Firefighters Memorial

A memorial for firefighters will be built on the State Capitol mall next year.

12/21/2011

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Repairs Made To Vandalized 35W Bridge Memorial

Repairs to the vandalized bridge collapse memorial in Minneapolis were made on Monday.

09/12/2011

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9/11 Memorial In Mound To Honor 10th Anniversary

A memorial at Veteran’s Park in Mound is preparing to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

09/05/2011

Roses float in the reflecting pool during a ceremony commemorating the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, 2007, in New York City. (credit: Mike Segar/Getty Images)

Local Memorial Event Planned For 9-11 At Capitol

Executive Director of the Greater MN Council of Churches, Rev. Peg Chemberlin, joined Dave Lee with details of an anniversary event at the State Capitol on Sunday, September 11th.

09/05/2011

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Memorial For Teen Shot, Killed Burned Overnight

Police are investigating a second crime possibly connected to a fatal shooting in north Minneapolis.

08/22/2011

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