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Minnesota DNR, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Minnesota DNR, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Fort Snelling State Park to Reopen After Flooding

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Fort Snelling State Park is reopening after a three-week shutdown caused by torrential June rains and flooding.

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Groundbreaking For Fort Snelling Apartments

Work begins work to transform five historic buildings at Fort Snelling's Upper Post to apartments for homeless military veterans.

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Evelyn Peyton, ThinkStock
Evelyn Peyton, ThinkStock
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Minnesota Rifle Squad Members to be Obama’s Guests

Members of Memorial Rifle Squad at Fort Snelling National Cemetery are planning to attend Memorial Day ceremonies in Virginia as President Barack Obama's guests.

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Fort Snelling Buildings to Become Veterans Housing

After decades of neglect, five old buildings at Fort Snelling will be renovated into apartments for homeless veterans and their families. The buildings saw service from the Spanish-American War to World War II, and are going to be rehabbed.

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DNR Seeks Redevelopment Ideas for Fort Property

Some vacant buildings at one of Minnesota's most historic sites could be getting new life. The state is asking for redevelopment proposals for 32 acres of Fort Snelling's Upper Post.

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David Remmer's Hammer Photography, flickr
David Remmer's Hammer Photography, flickr
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Worker Killed In Fort Snelling State Park Accident

A worker was killed when a backhoe tipped over at Fort Snelling State Park.

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David Remmer's Hammer Photography, flickr
David Remmer's Hammer Photography, flickr
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Missing Vietnam Vet Finally Laid to Rest

A U.S. Navy pilot whose fighter plane went down over Laos in 1965 has finally been laid to rest in Minnesota. The family of William Swanson of Zimmerman gathered at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis Monday where the Vietnam veteran was buried with a 21-gun salute.

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Empty Buildings at Fort Snelling to be Rehabbed for Vets

Some vacant buildings at the Upper Post of Fort Snelling will be remodeled for homeless veterans.

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Fort Snelling Ceremony To Greet Returning Soldiers

About 70 U.S. Army Reserve soldiers will be welcomed home from Iraq and Kosovo in a ceremony at Fort Snelling.

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