Group Delivers Petition To Return Columbus Statue To State Capitol GroundsThousands of people have signed a petition put forth by a conservative think tank urging for the Christopher Columbus statue that was torn down last year to be restored to the Minnesota State Capitol grounds.
'It Was Put Here For A Reason': Minn. Senator Unveils Bill To Replace Christopher Columbus StatueThe bill to restore the statue passed out of committee Wednesday and will go to the Senate floor for a vote.
Man Who Toppled Columbus Statue Gets 100 Hours Of Community Service, Avoids TrialThe activist who toppled the Christopher Columbus statue in St. Paul over the summer will receive 100 hours of community service and avoid a trial. The decision was reached with the help of a restorative justice program.
Michael Forcia, 56, Charged With Toppling Of Christopher Columbus StatueA New Brighton man has been charged with a felony for the toppling of the Christopher Columbus statue outside of the State Capitol earlier this summer.
'Hindsight Is So Clear': State Patrol, DPS Questioned By Minnesota Senate GOP In Columbus Statue HearingThree people could face criminal charges in connection with pulling down the Christopher Columbus statue outside the Minnesota State Capitol in June.
Senate GOP, Dems Set To Clash In Hearing About Rioting, Looting After George Floyd's DeathQuestions surrounding why the rioting and looting went on for so long after George Floyd’s death may be answered Wednesday.Questions surrounding why the rioting and looting went on for so long after George Floyd’s death may be answered Wednesday.
Republican Rep. Drazkowski: Christopher Columbus Statue Toppling Was A 'Lynching-Like Desecration Of A Statue'A southern Minnesota representative is calling the Christopher Columbus toppling incident at the State Capitol a “lynching-like desecration of a statue.”
Charges Expected After Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled At Minnesota CapitolThe Minnesota Historical Society says that they have no knowledge of the whereabouts of the statue after it was removed.
Protesters Topple Christopher Columbus Statue At Minnesota State CapitolA group of protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus Wednesday outside the Minnesota State Capitol.
State Capitol Memorials Face Scrutiny Due To Questionable ContentThe State of Minnesota does not have monuments to the Confederacy, but that does not mean its statues and memorials are without controversy.
Best Roadside Attractions Near MinnesotaMonuments tell a story about our state and the people who live here.
Statue Of Another Explorer May Get Revised MessageThe feats of explorers Christopher Columbus and Lief Erikson are now both under scrutiny by Minnesota lawmakers who are trying to rewrite the sayings on their Capitol mall statues.
Minnesota Lawmakers Want Columbus Statue Re-EngravedA Minnesota Capitol mall statue honoring explorer Christopher Columbus is the target of new legislation that seeks to recast his role. A bill introduced Wednesday by more than a dozen lawmakers would order an architecture board to change the engraving on the 86-year-old statue's pedestal.
Minneapolis Council Votes To Rename Columbus DayIt's been debated for years, but now the city of Minneapolis is looking at legally renaming Columbus Day. It's been a federal holiday since 1937, though not all states observe it.