Weather Forecast


Three Minnesota services to honor Oberstar


Three services in Minnesota honoring the late U.S. Rep. James Oberstar are planned for this month.

Oberstar, who represented northeastern Minnesota in Congress for more than 35 years, died in his sleep May 3 at age 79. Oberstar’s funeral was May 8 in Potomac, Md.

The planned memorial services are:

-- In Minneapolis on June 26, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Cowles Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.