Good Questions: Capitol Christmas Tree, Zoo Hibernation & Garbage Pick-UpWhat do they do with the Capitol Christmas tree after the season is over?
Klobuchar Oversees Chopping Down Of Capitol Christmas TreeFor the first time in 20 years, Minnesota is providing the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree. And Jim Scheff, who is the state's top logger, will do the honors. Sen. Amy Klobuchar told WCCO Radio's Dave Lee that it is a bright spot during a difficult time of year.
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut In MinnesotaThis year's U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota. The 2,000-mile journey to Washington, D.C., begins Wednesday when the 88-foot tall white spruce is cut down in the Chippewa National Forest.
Capitol Christmas Tree To Get Drink At Itasca ParkA white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest that's been designated as the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will make its first public appearance at Itasca State Park next weekend.