What started as the dream of a fallen soldier is becoming a reality. After a friend died while biking along County Road 31 near New London, Ryane Clark wanted to make the area safer.
After more than a decade of hard work and road blocks, the parents of a fallen soldier are about to see his dream come true. Even before he became a soldier, Ryane Clark was pushing the DNR to build a parking lot near his home as part of his Eagle Scout project. The lot would help keep bikers and drivers safe from County Road 31 near New London.
Several Minnesota military families got special recognition from the first lady, Michelle Obama, when she visited the Twin Cities to meet with them.