Looking for an excuse to go to the Holidazzle Holiday Market in downtown Minneapolis? Here’s one: free admission on Christmas Eve.
The Minnesota Twins announced Monday they’ve agreed to terms with pitcher Phil Hughes on a new five-year contract extension. The moves means Hughes, the Twins top pitcher in 2014, will be under contract with Minnesota through the 2019 season.
There was optimism that skating rinks on Lake of the Isles would open on Monday. The Minneapolis Park Board’s Robin Smothers said that part of the lake is shallow and had a solid coating of ice about a week ago. But mild weather isn’t allowing ice to form.
Downtown Minneapolis residents and workers with a fondness for Trader Joe’s should take note. The grocery store will reportedly open a location along Washington Avenue.
Rain is falling on Minnesota, just days before Christmas. The wet weekend ushered in a rainy Monday morning, with clouds moving in from the southeast. Much of the snow that had blanketed Minnesota from a frigid November has now been washed away by mild December weather.
A dog that barfed up a wedding ring missing for five years and an angry giraffe that kicked a trespasser in its pen topped news of the odd in Wisconsin this year.
This seems to be Rudolph’s Christmas. The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season.
Do you ever feel like you have the same dishes every year at your holiday get-togethers? Kirsten Shabaz from Valley Natural Foods gets us movin’ with a new twist on traditional holiday foods.
People are dropping off flowers and candles where New York police officers were shot execution-style while sitting in their squad car over the weekend.
More than 22,000 books are on their way from Minnesota to Liberian students out of school because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Books For Africa plans a ceremony recognizing the shipment at its St. Paul warehouse Tuesday.
Sunday night wraps up the busiest shopping weekend of the year. While analysts say Super Saturday draws even bigger numbers than Black Friday, Sunday also drew in big crowds.
Minnesota is experiencing the worst flu outbreak in four years. Hundreds of schools across the state have been affected and now doctors and nurses are getting sick, too. Hospitals have admitted more than 300 Minnesotans with the flu this season. Sixty of the cases happened just in the last week. There were 22 cases in the same week in 2013.
Justice Alan Page has served on the Minnesota Supreme Court eight years longer than he played in the NFL. He’s in the football Hall of Fame, and now he’s added another title to his name – children’s book author.
Armed with sales statistics tailored for each legislative district, the Minnesota Lottery chief is paying visits to lawmakers as he attempts to repair strained relationships and head off another showdown over tickets sold on the Internet, through automated cash-machines and at gas station pumps.
After 8 years in Congress, one of Minnesota’s best known political figures is leaving office. But Rep. Michele Bachmann isn’t leaving quietly.
A crowd protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case have shut down northbound Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.
Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.
The Zombie Pub Crawl is in its tenth year.
See all the photos as Steve Forbes discusses his new book Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It.
Here’s a collection of some of the best pictures of fall colors this year around Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Check out these viewer-submitted photos of storm damage from Sept. 3 and Sept. 4.