MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Friday, March 6, 2015.
Jimmy Carter Visits Minnesota
Former President Jimmy Carter visits the Twin Cities Friday.
He’ll be moderating a discussion on human rights and democracy as part of a Nobel Peace Prize forum.
First on the schedule is a speaking engagement at Augsburg College.
Carter was awarded the KNOW-BELL Peace Prize in 2002 for his efforts to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts.
Harrison Ford Crash Landing
Harrison Ford is hospitalized after crashing his plane onto a golf course in Los Angeles.
The 72-year-old was piloting the single-engine World-War two era plane for just a short time, when he told the tower he had engine trouble.
Officials believe the plane hit a tree while trying to return to Santa Monica airport.
There were no other passengers on the plane and no one on the ground was injured.
His publicist says Ford is still in the hospital but expected to recover fully.
If you’re obsessed with Peeps, you have a new reason to be full of joy. Prairie Farms Dairy in Illinois is releasing Peeps-flavored milk just in time for peak Easter season.
It will come in chocolate marshmallow, marshmallow and Easter eggnog.
However, you won’t be able to find it in Minnesota, you’ll have to drive to southeast Wisconsin or Eastern Iowa if you really want to get your hands on this stuff that has 37 grams of sugar per serving.
High School Hockey & Hair
This weekend it’s all about high school hockey and hair!
Don’t look now, but the mullet and all its awesomeness has made a comeback. The teams say it gives them good luck, even if it’s not a good look.
Some on the New Prague team told us they do it to bond. They lost to East Grand forks, 4-0.
Friday starts the semi-finals of the boys state hockey tournament at Xcel Energy Center Saturday, we’ll know the big winner.