Pawlenty proposes new veterans' cemetery
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants legislators to approve a plan transferring land in a northeastern Minnesota state park for a new state veterans' cemetery.
Pawlenty on Tuesday proposed using 60 acres in Jay Cook State Park south of Duluth to construct Minnesota's second veterans' cemetery. The parcel in the 8,781-acre park would be transferred from the state Department of Natural Resources to the Veterans Affairs Department.