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9 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day

The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.

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Memorial Day Recipes — Here’s How to Rule the Grill This Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day Weekend means it''s time to dust off the grill and prepare some delicious burgers, steaks and ribs. Here are a few recipes to get you started.

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Memorial Day Services in Douglas County Wisconsin

If you would like to attend Memorial Day services in Douglas County, here is a list of places and times provided by the Bong-Hofstedt American Legion Post 409.

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Updated: Top Five Things to Do on Memorial Day in The Northland

Many consider Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of Summer and of course while we are enjoying time with our family and friends, remember all the Veterans that make it possible.  Get ready for a weekend of fun and remembrance, here are 5 things to do this long weekend.

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9 Hilarious Barbecue Fails for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day opens the gate to summer, we all begin to plan our outdoor activities. Most of us will find a reason to get outside for the long weekend and enjoy food, friends, family and some delicious beverages. And really, it wouldn’t be a summer holiday without some grilling.

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Lake Nebagamon Reaches High Point (Gallery)

Lake Nebagamon finally became ice free last week, and folks are busy fishing, boating, and getting their boats and pontoons tied to their docks. On my way to the radio station this morning, I stopped to view the lake and thought the water level a bit high. In fact it's almost parallel to the boat landing dock.

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Historic Military Mural to have Exclusive Viewing in Duluth

Veterans' Memorial Hall will host an exclusive display of a 8ft x 10ft mural with statewide military significance. The mural is part of the Veterans Educational Historic Project, sponsored by the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Memorial Association.

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Lake Nebagamon Boat Docks Finally in, Preparing For a Huge Memorial Day Weekend

It's been a strange Winter and Spring here in the Northland hasn't it? I had a bet the lake would not be totally open until May 15th. I lost the bet, it opened on the 14th. Most of the boaters figured the docks would be out perhaps as early as the 18th, but due to circumstances beyond our control (don't you just love when people say that), two of the three weren't installed until yesterday. Last weekend we had several boaters unload their boats from the trailer, push them out into the water, jump aboard and away they went.

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Are You Planning to Grill for Memorial Day? — Survey of the Day

Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of grilling season.

So does that mean you will be firing up your barbecue come May 28?

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Eight Heartwarming Videos of Soldiers’ Surprise Homecomings

On Memorial Day, we commemorate all the U.S. soldiers who've died while serving our country. With so many of our servicemen and women currently on dangerous overseas assignments, it's also a time to think about their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of their families back home.

In these videos, families of soldiers get the surprise and relief of a lifetime when their loved ones return home from duty unannounced. You'll really want to grab a box of tissues before watching.

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8 Great Summer Vacation Movies [VIDEOS]

While summer doesn't officially start until June 21, Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning to the hottest season at the movies.

Summer loses some of its meaning when you're an adult, since it no longer comes with a moths-long break from the grind.

Nevertheless, we can all still enjoy a good movie about summer vacations. After the jump, check out eight of our favorites.

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Barbecue Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of barbecue season and will find many Americans firing up the grill this holiday weekend.

Part of the beauty of grilling is its simplicity. But that shouldn't mean you can't improve your grill repertoire or technique.

We've compiled a list of recipes and tips that can help you become a master of the open flame.

Check them out after the jump.

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