A Minnesota man is apologizing for defacing a national monument in Montana. Cole Randall, of Plymouth, told investigators he carved “Cole + Shpresa 10/10/2013″ into Pompeys Pillar National Monument after he became fearful his new wife might have breast cancer.
The six Red Cedar trees surrounding the Civil War Monument in St. Paul are a secret 10 years in the making. Their story is now being told — fittingly — on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
About 150 Native Americans are expected in Mankato to honor the 38 Dakota men who were hanged in 1862.
A memorial at Veteran’s Park in Mound is preparing to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
Minnesota has two equally beautiful, but distinctly different National Monuments, located at complete opposite ends of the state. This week, I’ll look at one, and then when I return after July 4th, I’ll take a look at the other. Visiting each of the Monuments last year was definitely among my travel highlights.
The pilot who was the lone survivor of a small plane crash in Lake Michigan in July says the dedication of a monument to those who died helps bring closure.