Do you remember a time when downtown Minneapolis had very few skyways, no stadiums and lots of department stores? That’s how the city looked in the early 1970s. And now, thanks to one man’s newly-discovered treasure trove, you can catch a glimpse online, in a local museum and in a brand new book.
Paula Coulter is still not fully healed from the injuries she suffered in the 35W bridge collapse, but is thankful for how far she’s come.
The sawing and chipping sounds coming from a wood shop in Mankato mean another work of art is in progress. Detailed wooden sculptures come out of the shop, many with religious symbolism. The surprising part, though, is who’s making them.
What used to be a crime centered mostly in bigger cities is now becoming more common in suburbs and other outlying areas. A growing number of children and teenagers are being lured into prostitution and offered for sale online.
While other communities offer fancy, politically correct versions of holiday parades and festivals, the people of Vergas are happy to be a little rough around the edges.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of downtown Minneapolis on Sunday to show solidarity with France. They marched through downtown Minneapolis, waving French flags, on their way to a prayer service at the Basilica of St. Mary.
Within minutes of a family being terrorized in their home, St. Paul police were able to capture two suspects, in part because of a watchful neighbor.
Each year, we celebrate Veterans Day on the 11th day of the 11th month. And at precisely 11:11 in the morning that day, something special happens in a Minneapolis park.
Some valuable and fragile instruments had to be carefully moved through downtown Minneapolis Wednesday. The Claire Givens Violin shop is being forced out of its long-time location.
Every now and then, someone calls 911 about mysterious objects in the sky. Most can be explained away as atmospheric conditions or aircraft — or sometimes just too much whiskey.
The Minnesota Wild welcomed a new player Tuesday, but she has no experience on the ice. Bridget Villebrun, 18, spent the last year fighting Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The Wild teamed up with Make-A-Wish Minnesota as part of “Hockey Fights Cancer” night to grant her wish of being with the team.
A twisted, gnarly old cedar tree has inspired centuries of wonder and mystery in far northeastern Minnesota. The solitary tree, which locals nicknamed, “The Witch Tree,” has long been growing out of a rock on tribal land along the rugged shoreline of Lake Superior.
Nearly four years ago, the founder and lead singer of the rock group, The Honeydogs endured the most painful moments of his life. Adam Levy’s son, Daniel, committed suicide.
Scarecrows might not always be effective at keeping birds away, but for one Minnesota business, they’ve been effective at drawing humans in.
Mayor Betsy Hodges announced Wednesday that the controversial Working Families Agenda will not currently seek to change how Minneapolis businesses schedule their employees.
Our state has thousands of miles of outdoor trails for walking, running, biking and cross-country skiing. Now, though, you can also do upper body exercises along a path in Brainerd, in what used to be one of the trashiest parts of town.
Six years ago, a Le Sueur man was all but certain he was about to die. Mark Aune and his wife even picked out a cemetery and headstone. Today, not only is he still living, he has a new purpose.
Now that it is cooling off, we are starting to see more bursts of red, yellow and orange outside. While many people hop in the car to check out the colors along the roads and highways, there is another vantage point from a national scenic riverway that draws thousands of people each fall.
A Golden Valley couple is making headlines – and all for not attending a wedding. Two weeks ago Jessica Baker and her husband were getting ready to attend a wedding when their babysitter fell through, USA Today reported.
Even with the reputation of being friendly and honest, most Minnesotans are still a little cautious in terms of how much they trust people. That is why a well-stocked indoor farmers market near Sauk Centre seems unusual in 2015. It is virtually unsupervised, unlocked and unprotected, 24 hours a day.
Few things get you thinking more about how precious life is than having a doctor tell you, “You have cancer.” Big Lake resident Ray Dinius, 75, says even though he has survived three different types of cancer in the past 16 years, he is not dwelling on how time runs out. He is making the most of the time he has.
For the tenth straight year, the Miron family of Chisago County has a large field carved up for adventure. It’s the Shafer Corn Maze, a 12-acre puzzle that can feel like a trap.
On Friday, the Guthrie Theater begins its new season with the opening of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” And for the first time in 20 years, someone not named Joe Dowling will be in charge as artistic director.
Visit the heart of Mankato this year and you will likely encounter a farmer and his dog, a pony — and even Godzilla. But most of those characters will be gone after a year, to be replaced by new ones. They are part of the community’s efforts to revitalize the area’s City Center by placing sizable artworks along some of the busiest streets.
Years before Minnesota would become a state, early settlers arrived in the bluffs region and saw potential along Big Trout Creek. They started building Pickwick Mill in the 1850s.