A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Macau, China: Casinos, Cannons, and Cremation
Macau just might be one of the coolest places you've never heard of. I hadn't until I moved to Zhuhai, the city in China adjacent to its north. Because of this proximity, I was lucky enough to check i... Posted on 4/7/12 at 8:59 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND More than 1,000 honor Stenehjem at funeral
BISMARCK The funeral of Senate Majority Leader Bob Stenehjem reflected how he lived: passionate for the outdoors, surrounded by fellow public servants and filled with his familys sense of humor.
Abou... Posted on 7/25/11 at 2:44 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Corporal James Sund follow-up
Here is a link to a new article about James Sund's funeral. You may have to scroll down a bit. I have also provided a link to a page that a friend of mine believes to be the battle that Sund was invov... Posted on 7/24/11 at 8:25 AM
Margaret Thatcher was laid to rest Wednesday with prayers and ceremony, plus cheers and occasional jeers, as Britain paused to remember a leader who transformed the country — for the better according to many, but in some eyes for the worse.
Cassandra Vinograd and Jim Lawless
, April 17, 2013
It’s soooooo tempting to start this column with a joke about the first class-action lawsuit on behalf of zombies. But there’s really nothing funny about the fact that a Minnesota funeral home owner is having to sue his own state government for the right to keep prices low.
By the hundreds of thousands, Hugo Chavez's tearful supporters carried their dead president through streets still plastered with his smiling image, an epic farewell to a larger-than-life leader remembered simply as "our commander."
About 3,500 Pakistani Shiites protested in southwestern Pakistan for a second day on Saturday, blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relatives killed in explosions to demand better security from the government.
Members of the public who wish to honor Cold Spring Officer Tom Decker are being encouraged to pay respects along a procession route. Up to 2,000 officers from around the country could attend Decker's funeral Wednesday.
The bells of St. Stanislaus parish rang over the snowy cemetery here Thursday as the bodies of a sister and two brothers slain together last week in New Town, N.D., were laid to rest side-by-side in matching caskets.
A Massachusetts congressman who shares George McGovern's last name recalled the former senator as a mentor who loved his country so much that he still believed strongly in democracy even after losing the presidential race in a historic landslide.
Neil Armstrong was a humble hero who saw himself as a team player and never capitalized on his celebrity as the first man to walk on the moon, mourners said Friday outside a private service attended by fellow space pioneers, including his two crewmates on the historic Apollo 11 mission.
A funeral is set for the 5-month-old son of Southwest Minnesota State men's basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife Heather. Services for Drake Bigler will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Marshall.
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