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There are plenty of beautiful places in the Twin Cities if you’re looking to for the perfect background to compliment your next selfie. But which locale will get you the most “likes” on Instagram?
Though we’re still emerging from the second consecutive “winter that won’t leave,” Minnesotans are among the least likely to say they would move to another state if they could.
If you’ve ever wanted to live within the hallowed halls of Prince lore, or if you just want a convenient way to escape this state where “Sometimes It Snows in April,” you may be in luck. Provided you have a few million just collecting dust, the Purple One has put his house in Spain up on the market.
It’s been debated for years, but now the city of Minneapolis is looking at legally renaming Columbus Day. It’s been a federal holiday since 1937, though not all states observe it.
If the saying “the early bird gets the worm” holds true, a lot of Minnesotans are getting quite a few worms. A new report from the data website FiveThirtyEight compiled data from the U.S. Census Bureau to find the average time people arrive to work in various cities.
They say practice makes perfect, and Wisconsin bowler just achieved that goal at the age of 84. Gail Serig still bowls twice a week with his league friends in Madison, Wis., and he recently bowled a perfect 300.
Today, you can help a young boy battling a life-threatening disease. And all it takes is a high five. There’s an organized local movement to make a world record attempt to get the most high-fives in one minute.
Once again, members of the WCCO team have been honored for being among the best things in the Twin Cities, according to City Pages’ annual survey.
It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson.
Criminal charges could be filed after an April Fools’ Day prank led to a response from the Hopkins police and fire departments. According to officers, an unnamed 18-year-old texted his mother on Tuesday telling her that the kitchen in their house was on fire and he was evacuating.
Over the past few years, Target has teamed up with trendy designers to offer up a more affordable version. These designer collaborations have created long lines outside Target stores. The Jason Wu collection was a big hit back in February, but it also brought out some nasty behavior from shoppers.
It’s one of the most popular underground contact sports in the metro, which requires its participants to have thick skin and steel bones. This weekend, you can check out the local roller derby action for yourself. The Minnesota RollerGirls “Roller Vortex” is this Saturday, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Roy Wilkins Auditorium.
Bad news, Minnesotans. When the zombie invasion reaches our borders, our state is predicted to fall to the undead throngs. Though it may seem unthinkable given how much practice the state has had with Zombie Pub Crawls, Estately says our state isn’t expected to last if zombies take over the nation.
If you’re still looking for a fun way to celebrate April Fools’ Day, there’s a cupcake shop in Maple Grove selling treats with a twist. The store Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove is upping the ante this year with a special line of cupcakes.