It’s the middle of July, but some families have already started their back-to-school shopping. Spending has grown 42 percent in the last decade. But this year, families plan to cut back.
Things are heating up in the Twin Cities. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the high 80s and low 90s all week with dew points in the 60s, making it feel muggy and tropical.
We learned Thursday that Major League Soccer may be coming to St. Paul rather than Minneapolis. This morning, Mayor Chris Coleman announced he’s invited the MLS president to visit St. Paul and check out some land where a new soccer stadium could be built.
Some Twin Cities ninth graders are headed to Silicon Valley in California for an intensive technology camp. They were selected by a husband-and-wife team that work for Google. Steve Grove grew up in Northfield but now lives in the San Francisco area.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is concerned about a rare turtle that may soon find itself on the list of endangered species. The Blanding’s turtle lives in a small number of states and provinces in the Midwest, New England, and southeastern Canada.
A member of the governor’s own Task Force for Medical Cannabis Research says he’s not able to get medical marijuana.
The wait is over and people who’ve seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.
A construction trailer filled with expensive tools is now back with its rightful owner. The trailer was stolen from a construction site in Roseville. As it turns out, authorities said the thief took the stolen trailer with him when he went to a court hearing in Washington County.
Now that we know major league soccer is coming to Minnesota, the question remains where will those games be played. The owners of the Minnesota United team are looking at downtown Minneapolis for the stadium site. Today, we learned they’re also talking to a Twin Cities suburb.
A group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player — but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.
General Mills announced Monday that it’s dropping artificial colors and flavors from more of its cereals.
Not many things are free anymore. So, when we heard about free summer camps for kids across the metro, we couldn’t wait to spread the word.
In two weeks, the first prescriptions for medical marijuana will be filled in Minnesota.
On Wednesday, one of the two state-approved marijuana growing facilities opened its doors for a tour of its operation.
LeafLine Labs is in Cottage Grove, and members of the Bachman family, as in Bachman flowers, are major investors.
At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.
Target is selling its pharmacy and clinic businesses to the drugstore chain CVS Health for about $1.9 billion in a deal that combines the resources of two retailers seeking to polish their reputations as health care providers.
We’re seeing a new phase in the bird flu outbreak that has led to the deaths of millions of turkeys in Minnesota. A small number of affected farmers are now restocking.
Teenage sisters Sonja and Alexis Pearson returned to the hospital where doctors saved Sonja’s life when she was a toddler.
Now that school is out, your children may have more free time to spend online. That increases the chances of them coming in contact with criminals.
When classes end for the school year many children lose access to healthy meals — that’s why the effort to offer free summer meals is growing.
The month of June is known for more than the beginning of summer — nationally, it’s also African-American Music Appreciation Month.
A Twin Cities woman’s dream vacation to the Grand Canyon turned into a nightmare after she fell 20 feet, breaking 13 bones. Sheila McCabe just got out of the hospital and is now recovering at home in Savage. She wants to share what happened and what she learned.
It takes more than just a good idea to launch your own business — you need financing, a solid business plan, technical skills, and most likely some advice.
First Lady Michelle Obama called on private businesses to do their part in her fight against childhood obesity, and 150 of them are answering her call. A Minnesota-based child care company is one of them, and they are seeing results.
An Eagan family found their car vandalized yesterday morning, and covered with racial slurs. Police say someone smashed out a window in Steve Wright’s car; spray-painted racial slurs on the hood, trunk and windows; and then doused the car with gasoline.
So far, 97 farms have been affected by the bird flu since the outbreak began in March. Kandiyohi County is ground zero with 37 of those farms. The state announced three new cases of the bird flu today, six new ones were reported yesterday.