The MN Spokesman-Recorder kicked off its 85 years of continuous publication in style with a sold out cruise down the St. Croix.
The four-hour affair was sponsored by the Spokesman-Recorder, the nonprofit arm of the MN Spokesman-Recorder, as well as Blue Cross and Blue Shield. “The Legacy Boat Cruise is a worthy cause,” said Dr. Adrienne Matthews of Blue Cross and Blue Shield. “Not only does it support the oldest Black newspaper in the city, it supports education as well [as] the scholarship fund. It is incumbent upon us to support this mission.”
The forecast may have called for scattered showers, but for the third year in a row, the rain was held at bay as the Legacy Boat Cruise set sail for a four-hour cruise down the St. Croix River on August 5. The cruise, sponsored by the Medtronic Foundation, featured a buffet-style meal with salad, lasagna, […]
Hundreds gathered on the Legacy Boat Cruise, Saturday, August 6 to set sail down the St. Croix. In this photo, Kathy Washington found her groove on the dance floor as KMOJ’s QBear played a mix of old school favorites. Look for more photos and video in days to come.
On Saturday, August 1, friends, supporters and contributors of the oldest African American-owned business in Minnesota gathered at St. Croix Boat & Packet on 525 Main Street South in Stillwater to commemorate 80 years of continuous publication of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) with a riverboat cruise celebration.
The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) celebrated 80 years of service to the community with the Legacy Boat Cruise, Saturday, August 1, 2015.