Does this scream, ‘Rochester, Minn.,’ to you? It’s the winner in the public voting to replace the city’s official flag. Read more →
Disrespect without accountability seems to be at the heart of a lawsuit the Young Conservatives Club of Edina High School has filed after some students refused to stand during taps at a Veteran’s Day observance at the school.
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The Green Bay Packers paid tribute to veterans during their game on Monday night, giving away American flags to everyone streaming into the stadium.
Many of the flags ended up on the ground. Read more →
Athletes could better show their patriotism by taking 5 minutes to learn how not to treat it when you win a marathon. Read more →
Rocori High School in Cold Spring, Minn., is banning the display of flags on vehicles of kids who drive to school starting on Monday. Read more →
Hampshire College is putting the American flag back on the flag pole. The school in western Massachusetts pulled it down three weeks ago after it was set on fire in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. “I’ve received many e-mails, a lot of them extremely unpleasant,” Hampshire College president Jonathan Lash said. You Read more →
‘We have no idea why someone would do such a horrible thing, but we couldn’t let these wonderful people who served our country go without their flags,’ said Kenyon police chief Lee Sjolander. Read more →
People in Chicago love their city’s flag. It’s everywhere. Where’s the love for yours, Minneapolis? Read more →
I was wondering whether a long simmering Minnesota controversy would reignite in the wake of the focus on the Confederate flag. It happened today. Read more →
Based on a letter to the Pioneer Press today, I was expecting a lot worse on Saint Paul’s Wabasha bridge when checked out the American flags on it today.
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The Boston Red Sox are about to make a huge fashion mistake, but there’s probably no stopping them. Player Jonny Gomes saw this jacket and liked it so much he bought one for every member of the Red Sox team that’s going to go to the White House on Tuesday, and apparently his teammates either (a) Read more →
On the Fourth of July, and many other times of the year, people love the flag. And they prove it by not loving it, or at least not enough to respect it under the U.S. Flag Code, which is a pretty simple document that explains proper respect for the nation’s icon. Every year around this Read more →