Jim And August: A Friendship Forged Over Service And LossJim McDougal And August Riebe are two friends separated in age by almost 90 years, but they're connected through service, and tragedy.
How Did Memorial Day Start?Sometimes, the important reason behind why Memorial Day is even considered a holiday can be forgotten.
'He Loved His Nation': Fallen Veteran From Blaine Honored At Memorial Park DedicationA new park dedicated to veterans from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror hosted its inaugural ceremony Monday.
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.
Minnesota Weather: Scattered Showers Sunday; Memorial Day Looks Seasonably Warm, DryThe Twin Cities could experience some spotty showers and thunder Sunday, but seasonable temperatures should return for Memorial Day.
Minnesota Weather: Warmer Temperatures, Some Scattered Showers For Memorial Day WeekendThis past week has been both hot and cold, but temperatures will warm up throughout the weekend for a Memorial Day in the 70s. However, there is still a chance for some scattered showers throughout Minnesota on Sunday and Monday.
Gas Or Charcoal? More Than Half Of Americans Plan To Grill This WeekendAccording to a 2020 survey published by Statista, 56% of Americans will fire up their BBQ grill on Memorial Day.
37 Million Expected To Travel This Memorial Day WeekendThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that unvaccinated people delay travel until they are vaccinated.
Gold Star Mom Honors Son Who Saved His 'Brothers In Arms' And Organ Donation RecipientsAs a nation celebrates Memorial Day, a special portion of the population faces the holiday with mixed emotions.
'It's Really Been Therapeutic': Fort Snelling Observes Memorial Day With Private Ceremony, Online TributeIn-person Memorial Day ceremonies -- like all ceremonies at national cemeteries -- have been canceled, but they have been substituted with beautiful online tributes, including one made especially for Fort Snelling.
Town Finds Way To Honor Navy Seaman Lloyd Timm, Killed In Pearl Harbor, After Pandemic Delays FuneralOn this Memorial Day weekend, a Minnesota community is remembering a United States Navy seaman who has not been able to be laid to rest due to COVID-19.
AAA Says They Won't Issue Travel Forecast For Memorial DayThe lowest figure reported by AAA was in 2009, during the recession, when only 31 million travelers hit the road. AAA says this year may break that record.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Veterans Cemeteries Will Hold 'Virtual Memorial Day Program' On May 25In previous years, thousands of people have come to these events.
Twin Cities Reeling From Record-Setting Memorial Day RainWaterlogged land across the Twin Cities can't seem to dry out. We're just a quarter-inch away from the wettest spring ever recorded at the airport -- and a record-setting Memorial Day will take some time to recover from.
Minnesota Pastor On A Mission To Return WWI Medal To Veteran's FamilyTony Oltmann, of Cross Lake, won some tools and a metal cabinet in an online auction, and when he finally got the cabinet open, what he found inside put him on a mission.