Groundbreaking is set to take place on a long-sought veterans memorial in Grand Forks as supporters look to raise money for the project. A news release from the city of Grand Forks says the groundbreaking and fundraising kickoff for Veterans Memorial Park is scheduled Wednesday afternoon. The 6-acre site for the planned park is northwest of Columbia Mall, and the ceremony is open to the public.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board had a special celebration at Sheridan Memorial Park Saturday morning for a new veteran’s memorial art installation. People have been working to make the memorial along the Mississippi River a reality for nearly 10 years.
Veterans and others in a northeast Iowa town are about $11,000 short of what they need for a memorial that will honor men and women who have served in the U.S. military.
A veterans memorial that took more than 10 years to build is finally open on Harriet Lake.
It is a museum that is meant to honor all Minnesota veterans. But building the museum has turned into a battle of its own at Soldiers Field Park in Rochester.