Remembering George Weiss, The Last Original 'Friday Squad' Ft. Snelling Memorial Rifle Squad MemberOn Veterans Day, WCCO took a look back at the life of one of the founders of the Fort Snelling Memorial Rifle Squad. George Weiss, 92, died in January, at his home and surrounded by his family.
Dozens Of Minnesota Army Reserve Troops Ready For Kuwait DeploymentMore than 160 soldiers from Minnesota are ready to head overseas.
Minnesota Soldier Who Died In WWII Buried At Fort SnellingA Minnesota soldier who died in World War II has finally ben laid to rest.
After A Year Hiatus, Memorial Day Traditions Return To Fort Snelling National Cemetery After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Memorial Day traditions to honor Minnesotans who died serving their country resumed again at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
George Weiss, Last Remaining Founding Member Of Ft. Snelling Rifle Squad, DiesWeiss died this week at home surrounded by his family. He was 92. But, his dedication to service will live on.
Patrol: Driver, 22, Killed After Losing Control On Ramp Near Fort SnellingA 22-year-old woman died following a crash Sunday evening near Fort Snelling.
Should The Name Of The Historic Fort Snelling Site Be Changed?The Minnesota Historical Society wants to know your thoughts on the name "Historic Fort Snelling."
Hundreds Attend Rainy Memorial Day At Fort SnellingHonoring the sacrifice American troops have made to keep us free. That's what this Memorial Day is all about.
Fort Snelling Volunteers Place 200K Memorial FlagsVolunteers placed American flags on all 200,000 headstones at Fort Snelling National Cemetery Sunday. It takes about 6 or 7,000 volunteers to put flags in front of every single headstone.
Flood Damages Continues To Keep Fort Snelling State Park ClosedThe flooding damages is causing Fort Snelling to continue its closure, therefore, Fort Snelling's managers are hosting a discussions of the circumstance and what damages cameras will see.
Fort Snelling ‘Bdote’ Signs Lead Some GOP Senators To Threaten Minnesota Historical Society Budget CutsFort Snelling sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers, which the Dakota people called "Bdote.” But visitor signs at the fort using the word "Bdote" have some lawmakers upset.
Early To Bed? Here Are Some Pre-Midnight New Year's EventsThere are just a few hours left in 2018, and people are getting ready to ring in the New Year.
26 Fort Snelling Buildings To Be Turned Into Affordable Housing For VeteransTwenty-six historic Fort Snelling buildings are going to be turned into affordable housing apartments, targeted for military veterans and their families.
Flags Placed At Every Grave At Fort Snelling CemeteryThere is a memorial ceremony every year at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, but this year things were different.
18 Protesters Arrested, Charged For Blocking Blue Line Light RailA group of immigration protesters shut down a major portion of public transportation Tuesday morning.