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You may see some unfamiliar faces at the office today, or they may be familiar because they resemble your co-workers. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking site, wants younger employees to bring their parents to work on Thursday to see what they do.
A Minnesota man is apologizing for defacing a national monument in Montana. Cole Randall, of Plymouth, told investigators he carved “Cole + Shpresa 10/10/2013″ into Pompeys Pillar National Monument after he became fearful his new wife might have breast cancer.
Most businesses would jump at the chance for a Super Bowl ad. But with a price tag at around $4 million for just 30 seconds, it’s a cost many companies can’t afford. This February, we could see one Minnesota company featured on that national stage.
Halloween is a night for fright, but what if you spend every day of the year convinced your home is haunted? The Twin Cities Paranormal Society gets dozens of requests to investigate so-called “haunted houses.”
Brains before beauty, so the saying goes. Or, at least, that’s what many on the University of Minnesota campus must be thinking today. According to Travel + Leisure Magazine, the Twin Cities campus of the ‘U’ is among the ugliest college campuses in the country.
Anoka is known as the Halloween Capitol of the World, but when one local business thought spirits were visiting from the “other side,” they called in Twin Cities Paranormal Investigators. The group took a look at what their research revealed at Party Papers, a former chocolate shop and auto showroom.
The healthcare reform stories of the past few weeks have turned one woman into the face of the debate. You’ve probably seen the woman on the front page of the website HealthCare.gov.
Because it’s not every day that someone gets to turn 113 years old, the elder-most person in Minnesota is celebrating her birthday with a series of parties. Anna Stoehr, of Potsdam, celebrated her big birthday on Tuesday with her children, grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
An Iowa State University course is teaching stand-up comedy to help students with their public speaking. Students are learning to write and tell jokes during the Comedy College course being taught at the Ames campus.
There won’t be much snuggling at the Snuggle House in Madison until the new business obtains the necessary permits to open. City officials say the business has yet to pass the building and fire inspections it needs for an occupancy permit.
A bride who has already spent thousands of dollars on a dream wedding is donating her reception to a Moorhead organization that serves people with disabilities. Michelle Marxen says she and her fiance had been planning the Oct. 19 wedding for a year.
A 37-year-old Minnesota man who has been arrested 44 times in 18 counties has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for robbing a car and pet wash. Richard Hegquist accepted a plea deal in the robbery case and was sentenced in State District Court in Duluth Wednesday to 71 months.
Family and friends gathered in Cashton to pay respects to a young man who died from injuries suffered in an accident on the day he was to be married. Twenty-two-year-old Jacob Gronemus suffered third-degree burns over 75 percent of his body in a welding accident Oct. 1.
The father of the 9-year-old north Minneapolis boy who snuck onto a plane to Las Vegas without a boarding pass was emotional as he talked about the problems he knows his son has and his failed attempts to find help.