Christopherson was aboard a plane that was shot down while on a bombing mission over Papau New Guinea in 1943. Christopherson and three other crew members will be buried as a group in a single casket with full military honors.
Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant
Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.
Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 62 in Mendota Heights
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash near Dodd Road.
Gallery: Sale of Minneapolis penthouse marks highest price for condo in MN history
The seller is a member of the Pohlad family.
The former Bachelor Farmer space is sold in Minneapolis
A new restaurant is expected to open next year.
Supercharged atmosphere causing more mega-rain events
There could be a mega-rain event Saturday-Sunday in Minnesota, Wisconsin and/or Iowa.
Massive Burnsville landfill expansion nears final approvals
The City of Burnsville and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are accepting public feedback on the proposal.
Kyle Rittenhouse attorney to defend accused Apple River killer Nicolae Miu
The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse be acquitted of all charges is defending the alleged Apple River mass stabber.
Minneapolis police trying to ID pair in connection to fatal shooting
Police say the two people pictured are connected to the fatal shooting of Ivan Redday last month.
17-year-old girl killed in southern Minnesota crash
The crash happened early Thursday morning near Lake Crystal.
Ex-Brooklyn Center police chief sues city over resignation
Tim Gannon alleges he was forced to resign following the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright.
Men injured after boat crash sends propeller spinning onto craft
The motor reportedly flew out of the water and severely injured two men on the boat.
47 years later, Minnesota Vietnam veteran buried with honors at Fort Snelling
After a long wait, the remains of Navy Lieutenant William Swanson are home in Minnesota. Swanson's plane was shot down in 1965 and until recently he was listed as missing in action. But his remains were finally identified near a village in Laos and Monday family members saw Swanson buried with full military honors. Flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday in his honor.
Duluth to honor Minnesota's last living Tuskegee Airman
Joe Gomer flew 68 missions with the famed crew of World War II fighter pilots who broke a military racial barrier. When Gomer turns 92 on Wednesday Duluth will honor him by dedicating a statue of him at the city's airport.
Remains of Minnesota Marine returned to family 66 years after death
19-year-old Corporal Wayne Erickson of Minneapolis never returned from a training flight over the south Pacific during World War II. But thanks to years of work by the Pentagon's POW/Missing Personnel Office, Erickson's remains have finally been recovered and identified. He will be buried with full military honors.
Minnesota's last WWII Medal of Honor recipient laid to rest Saturday
Mike Colalillo of West Duluth was one of 450 service members awarded the nation's highest combat award during World War II. Despite the honor, friends say Colalillo rarely spoke of his gallantry because of how humble he was.
Friends pay tribute as Dakota leader Stanley Crooks is laid to rest
For twenty years Crooks was the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux tribe. He helped shape the direction of the band as it became one of the wealthiest in the nation, urging his fellow tribesmen to share their excess with others. One says he ranks alongside Sitting Bull and Red Cloud among the greatest Indian leaders.
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