MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Governor’s residence in St. Paul will soon look at lot more festive for the holiday season.
This morning the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting down a white spruce for the house on Summit Avenue.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The 30-foot tree is coming from the Chengwatana State Forest, near Pine City.READ MORE: This Virtual Minneapolis Took A Local High Schooler 770 Hours To Build
The Governor’s tree will be set up in his front lawn on Monday morning, and will be lit on Dec. 1.
From there, it will be available for public viewing.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Can You Expect Another Relief Payment?
Each holiday season, half a million trees are harvested from private farms in Minnesota. Christmas trees contribute about $30 million dollars to the state’s economy.