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The State of Minnesota today dedicated the moving tribute to military families on the grounds of the Capitol building Saturday. It’s the first place in the country that honors the families of active military members and veterans.
A newlywed couple hopes to one day live in a home, surrounded by family. That dream got a little closer on Friday, when they finally tied the knot.
Boaters on the St. Croix river in Stillwater have some new options for pulling over and tying up. Thanks to the city there are now 16 free slips where boats can dock for some dining or shopping downtown.
The annual Wizard of Oz Festival is this weekend in Grand Rapids and for the last 10 years, something has been missing from the Judy Garland Museum — her ruby red slippers!
The Iowa Supreme Court has affirmed the right to be drunk on your front porch. The court ruled Friday in the case of Patience Paye, who appealed her 2013 public intoxication conviction.
Every month, the local event organizer Flip Phone orchestrates an LGBT “takeover” of a nominally straight bar in the Twin Cities. And last week, former “Saturday Night Live” performer and current late-night TV host Seth Meyers was caught up in the festivities.
The average person now spends about a day and a half every month using apps on their smart phone or tablet, according to mobile app statistics compiled by Nielsen. The average during a one-month period was 37 hours, 28 minutes during the last quarter of 2014.
Athletics and energetic music go hand in hand. They’re both things that just take over your body. The former makes you acutely aware of your physicality, and the latter (when it truly hits you in […]
Two Wisconsin fishermen used their rods to reel in something much bigger than a fish this past weekend. The two instead found a deer about a half-mile off shore in Lake Winnebago near Green Bay.
Investigators spent the day questioning prison workers and contractors trying to figure out how two killers escaped from a maximum security prison. So, how often do prisoners escape? Good Question.
You may not have noticed much of a change at the gas pumps over the past week, but there is good news ahead — experts say gas prices have hit their peak for the year.
A local Girl Scout is on a mission to help some small, but beautiful insects that are quickly disappearing — monarch butterflies.
Throughout the summer, St. Louis Park Police officers put on “Basketball in the Park’ for kids. The decade old program gives children and teens the opportunity to shoot hoops with police officers.
Episcopal Homes of Minnesota and Xccent Fitness opened a new motion wellness gym for seniors that has a first-of-its-kind indoor play structure designed to reduce the risk of falls.
Your home should feel like its your castle, and for at least one homeowner in Minneapolis, it actually has. This quaint one bed, one bath stone castle is for sale in Northeast Minneapolis.
An Albertville woman says she found a juvenile black widow spider in a bag of grapes she bought from a Twin Cities Target store. Kelly Steinke told the North Wright County Today earlier this week she posted a picture of the spider to an online identification site and was told it was a juvenile Western Black Widow.
More than one in ten Americans have a drinking problem, and many never get treatment.
A sex education teacher has drawn the ire of parents after taking students on a field trip to an adult novelty store in Minneapolis. Gaia Democratic School director Starri Hedges took about a dozen middle- and high-school-aged students to the Smitten Kitten last week.
In the Excelsior area, you can spot some of the Twin Cities’ most high-profile personalties: Harvey Mackay, Prince, Miles Lord, Rick Aguilera. But ask anyone on Water Street and you find out fast another star around here who blows all the others away.
Comedian Tracy Morgan has spent the past year recovering from broken bones and serious brain injuries after a serious car accident. He also said he didn’t remember anything about the crash. So, why don’t we remember traumatic events? Good Question.
The Minnesota State High School League board of directors voted Monday to suspend the head coaches of five schools involved in a protest at last February’s dance team awards ceremony.
The Basilica of Saint Mary hosted their first-ever Blessing of the Wheels today. It was open to owners of all types of personal wheeled transportation, including roller blades, wheel chairs, strollers, and bicycles, to name just a few.
TV actor Dustin Diamond says he didn’t intentionally stab a man in a barroom scuffle just outside of Milwaukee. The 38-year-old Diamond, who played Screech in the 1990s show “Saved by the Bell,” is accused of stabbing a man on Christmas Day in Port Washington.
The Minneapolis Aquatennial officially announced the 2015 dates on its Facebook page, and many were surprised to see the festivities would only last from July 22 to July 25.