US Capitol Tree Stops At W. St. Paul SchoolFor the first time in more than 20 years, a Minnesota tree is on its way to Washington D.C. as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. The 88-foot white spruce stopped at Garlough Environmental Magnet School in West St. Paul Thursday. Students had a chance to see the tree and write a note on the side of the truck. "We don't have many windows on the side of the truck," said Mike Theune, project lead for the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. "If we have too many it creates a greenhouse effect."
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.
55-Foot White Spruce To Grace Gov. ResidenceA 55-foot white spruce tree from the Chengwatana State Forest in east-central Minnesota will grace the Minnesota governor's residence this holiday season.