July 4th

Lakeville's 'Pan-O-Prog' Starts on Friday

fireworks Fireworks will fill Minnesota's sky on Friday night as various local cities and towns hold traditional, colorful, explosion-filled celebrations commemorating our country's 238th year of independence. One such display will occur in Lakeville — but fireworks are only the beginning of the long list of annual festivities that take place during the week surrounding July 4th. Lakevillians (Lakevillites?) call it Pan-o-Prog, and even if you aren't from Lakeville, you're invited to head on down and enjoy a celebration that offers plenty for anyone to enjoy.


Understanding the Declaration of Independence and Need to Celebrate American Independence

Declaration of Independence

Independence Day is a day of tradition for most Americans -- spending time with family, soaking in the sun, enjoying a cold beverage (or a few), swimming, boating, and watching fireworks, it's a day of overall fun and relaxation. Lost in the fray of the customary 4th of July festivities is something of great importance and reverence, the Declaration of Independence. With the United States of America’s 237th birthday fresh in the mind of Americans,...