User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


44° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Minnesota Tree Chosen For U.S. Capitol Christmas

August 16, 2014, 3:45 PM

Minnesota Tree Chosen For U.S. Capitol Christmas
BRAINERD, MN -

This year's United States Capitol Christmas tree is selected and will be cut from the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota this fall.

U.S. Capitol staff and the Washington office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service visited the Chippewa National Forest last month to narrow down the dozens of tree candidates. A second tree was selected as a backup.

Officials looked for a tree of 60 to 80 feet in size, a full pyramid-like shape without gaps, healthy branches, a straight trunk, and a species that can withstand transport to Washington D.C.

The location of the trees will not be disclosed in order to protect them. The cutting ceremony will happen Oct. 29.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

16-Year-Old Sioux Falls Teen Found

9/15/2014 10:53 AM

According to Sioux Falls Police, 16-year-old Piper Hyser was found Sunday afternoon.

Full Story
Student Athlete Ineligible After Charity Event

9/18/2014 5:20 PM

A successful Estelline cross country athlete is being forced to sit this season out because she participated in a charity run aimed at keeping kids aw...

Full Story | Watch
Two Vehicle Crash Leaves One Person With Life Threatening Injuries

9/20/2014 12:35 PM

A two vehicle crash has left one person with life threatening injuries.

Full Story
Joseph Patterson Released On $2 Million Bond

9/20/2014 3:04 PM

The man accused of killing the son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is out of jail after someone posted a $2 million bond for his rel...

Full Story
Investigation At Canton Computer Business

9/17/2014 1:18 PM

Law enforcement are involved in a search at a Canton business.

Full Story


Events