1 Year Later, Hundreds Honor Fallen Mendota Heights OfficerHundreds are expected to honor the memory of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick Thursday. He was shot and killed during a traffic stop one year ago.
1934 Teamsters Strike Memorialized In MinneapolisA memorial plaque commemorating the 1934 Teamsters Strike in Minneapolis was unveiled Saturday. Historians call that strike one of the watershed moments in the history of the American labor movement.
Volunteers Build Memorial Playground For River Falls SistersThe community in Wisconsin's River Falls came together to help a mother overcome a devastating loss nearly three years ago, In July of 2012, Aaron Schaffhausen killed his daughters -- Amara, Sophie and Cecilia. Since then, the community has worked to raise $550,000 for a memorial playground in their honor.
Hundreds Pay Tribute To Former 'CCO Weatherman Bud KraehlingGenerations of WCCO viewers knew him simply as "Bud," the man who delivered weather reports in a down home, folksy way. Bud Kraehling died June 3 at the age of 96.
Minnesota's New Memorial For Military Families The First Of Its Kind In U.S.The State of Minnesota today dedicated the moving tribute to military families on the grounds of the Capitol building Saturday. It's the first place in the country that honors the families of active military members and veterans.
Hundreds Expected At Memorial For Slain Wisconsin TrooperA 21-year-old Wisconsin state trooper killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect is being remembered in his hometown.
One Month After Officer’s Death, Memorial Lives OnOne month ago Saturday, Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was killed in the line of duty. A makeshift memorial on the site of the shooting remains in front of A & J's Garage, near the intersection of Smith Avenue and Dodd Road in West St. Paul.
Family, Friends Mourn Loss Of South High Football PlayerStudents on a high school football team are rallying around each other after a sudden loss Thursday. Sha-kym Adams, 15, apparently drowned Wednesday while cooling off with his teammates at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis.
Groundbreaking Held For First Ever Military Family Tribute In Minn.Construction is set to get underway on a new memorial at the State Capitol which honors the family members of military veterans. A groundbreaking for The Military Family Tribute was held Wednesday on the grounds of the State Capitol.
Hundreds Ride For Bicyclist Killed By Alleged Drunk DriverOn the cold and snowy landscape of a wintry Saturday afternoon, bicyclists of all ages came to pay their respects. Marcus Nalls, 26, was one of them: a commuter on two wheels who used his bike to get around. Stefan Turner, a bicycle mechanic, had just worked on Nalls' bike, installing his rack and fenders. "Marcus was one of the … coolest guys we've had in our shop in a long time," Turner said.
Mandela Memorial Held At St. Paul CathedralNelson Mandela's casket made the nearly 6,000-mile trip from the nation's capital of Pretoria to his home village Saturday, where the country's first black president will be laid to rest on Sunday. A memorial service to honor the African leader was held at the Cathedral in St. Paul Saturday. Political and community leaders spoke at the event, which was closed to cameras.
‘Eternal Ware’ An Alternative To Cremation UrnsWhen we lose a loved one, we often look for ways to honor their life. One Twin Cities couple has found a unique way to memorialize a family member after death. Ron and Carole Javner opened Eternal Ware in Newport, where they offer a unique pottery memorial to grieving families. For Ron, pottery has always been a passion. “It’s an interesting form of art," Ron said.
Veterans, Supporters Rally Against Gov't ShutdownMinnesota veterans also rallied Sunday morning in support of the march in D.C. The protest on the National Mall in Washington D.C. was led by hundreds of veterans and demonstrators, against the shutdown.
Memorial Service Sunday For Minnesota StudentA public memorial service is being planned for a University of Minnesota student who was found dead more than a week after she went missing. Family members of Anarae Schunk say the memorial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center.
Memorial Growing For 2 Students Lost In Lilydale Landslide Counselors were on hand at Peter Hobart Elementary School on Thursday for returning students, parents, and staff. And there's a growing memorial that's been set up outside the school as the community honors the two children who died in the Lilydale Park land slide -- Mohamed Fofana, Haysem Sani -- and also the two students injured in the accident.