memorial

Veterans Day ceremony in at Victory Memorial Drive
USA Today Sports Images
November 11, 2018 - 11:57 am
Flagpole Plaza and Victory Memorial Drive on the border of Minneapolis and Robbinsdale took on special meaning today Several hundred bundled up against the cold on this Veterans Day to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I. "It's been 100 years since the armistis was...
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Bandshell at Lake Harriet
Dreamstime
September 11, 2018 - 7:14 am
It's been 17 years since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, and once again, there are remembrances scheduled in the Twin Cities metro. Four people with Minnesota roots were killed in the attacks. Tom Burnett of Bloomington was on Flight 93 and part of...
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Vikings and Sparano
Entercom
July 27, 2018 - 6:28 am
The Vikings are back at training camp practice after the players and staff given Friday off to attend the memorial service for offensive line coach Tony Sparano. He died on Sunday at his home in Eden Prairie at the age of 56. His family has decided not to publicize the location of the service. It...
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Sparano coaching
USA Today Sports Images
July 24, 2018 - 11:18 am
The Vikings have canceled Friday's training camp practice to allow the players to attend a memorial service for offensive line coach Tony Sparano. Fans with tickets to Friday’s practice will be contacted directly by the Vikings ticket office. The Vikings will return to regularly scheduled practices...
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by Susie Jones
Susie Jones
June 25, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Jerome Peters sits in a lawn chair, holding his one year old son in his lap, camped out at the sight of where Thurman Blevins Jr, 31, who was shot and killed last Saturday by Minneapolis Police. He's there, to support the community, "And please don't think I mean the black people that live in the...
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