first_imgHappy Prince Day, one and all!In honor of Prince’s birthday, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed today, June 7th, 2016, as Prince Day. Meant as a celebration of all things Prince, the holiday encourages Minnesotans to remember their home state hero after his untimely passing on April 21st.The Purple One was one of the rare celebrities who did not migrate after finding fame, choosing to remain in his local Minnesota and live in his Paisley Park compound while fostering a new music scene that came to be known as “The Minnesota Sound.” Prince put Minnesota on the musical map, and now they are repaying him with this wonderful day-in-tribute, where all “Minnesotans are encouraged to wear purple on Prince Day in honor of The Purple One’s enduring legacy.”So make sure to wear your purple loud and proud today. Throw on your favorite Prince albums, dance like crazy, and remember such an influential and unique artist that singularly came to define the state MinnesotaSee below for Governor Mark Dayton’s official proclamation of Prince Day!last_img read more

first_imgAuthorities are reporting that they have made arrest in murder of an off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer in LaBelle.20-year-old Eliceo Hernandez was arrested Monday in connection with the fatal shooting.According to the report, 30-year-old Officer Julian Keen Jr. was found dead Sunday morning near Apache Circle and Nobles Road.A witness told the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office that Officer Keen witnessed a reckless driver and then got into his truck to go and follow him.At some point, Keen confronted Hernandez and was later shot.Hernandez has since been charged with murder and is currently been held on a $500,000 bond.last_img