Minnesota is home to the world’s largest ball of twine, Adirondack chair and snowman. Now, there is one more to add to the list. Chaska is the birthplace of what is believed to be the world’s largest mustache.
A Twin Cities couple is embracing a candid moment during their engagement photo shoot that didn’t quite go as planned. Megan Determan and Chris Kluthe’s dog, Louie, wasn’t happy just sitting in the background. He photobombed their picture and, now, the photos are getting a lot of attention.
A man is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a St. Paul woman. Alvin Bell is accused of shooting Sarah Wierstad outside her home on Sunday evening near the corner of Bedford and Beaumont streets.
Nearly a dozen bulldogs are getting a second chance after a Twin Cities rescue group saved them from a puppy mill. Secondhand Hounds out of Eden Prairie placed 11 dogs in foster homes this weekend after raising enough money to buy them at a puppy mill auction.
Smoke and flames forced more than a dozen people out of their south Minneapolis home in the overnight hours.
Minnesota apple orchards are reaping the benefits of a bumper crop this season, yet one grower in Watertown won’t see the full harvest.
Every day Curtis Johnson, owner of Citizen Kanine, has his hands full as he walks around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis but it’s not just the number that gets folks’ attention.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. Joseph Gerald Brunn, 23, has been missing since 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
Every successful entertainer can draw in a crowd, and Aiden Kolata has learned how to put on a show. “He just wanted to do magic one day,” Wade Kolata, Aiden’s dad, said. “He’s adding a trick every week, so he’ll probably continue to add a magic trick as we go.”
The Minnesota Twins will wind down the regular season this weekend and the team is fighting its way to the post-season.
Be it SweeTango or Honeycrisp, certain apples make their way into every Minnesota orchard. But Sheila Mitchell also wanted something different. “I came from an apple background. I had a big orchard down in Jordan, Minnesota,” Mitchell said. She already had the unusual setting, in the heart of Minneapolis, just feet from Lake of the isles. It is called “Urban Orchard.”
A long-standing rivalry in Minnesota college football was in the national spotlight Saturday. The University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University faced off in Collegeville, but fans were in the stadium long before the two teams took the field.
Ragnar, the popular Vikings mascot, says he believes his time with the team is not over.
Ragnar, the heavily bearded mascot for the Minnesota Vikings, says he watched this weekend’s game from home, and not out in the thick of the action. Ragnar has represented the team for more than two decades.
This time next year, the Minnesota Vikings will be playing their first game in the new U.S. Bank Stadium. Crews hit a milestone Thursday in the construction effort. The Vikings celebrated the “topping out” of the building, marking the point when the highest or last steel beam is put into place.
The search of a Twin Cities home uncovered a crime spree going back nearly 10 years. Police recovered more than 500 stolen items from a house in north Minneapolis. All of the evidence is believed to have come from vehicle thefts at a downtown parking ramp.
Whether you’re launching or leaving the water, the search for zebra mussels is now part of the boating culture. At boat launch check points, DNR conservation officer Julie Siems doesn’t rely on just the naked eye to scan boats. She has a more powerful tool.
As soon as the festivities come to an end, the vendors start packing up and heading home. But what happens to all the excess supplies after the fair is over?
But for some Minnesota State Fair workers, the intense pace of the fair is actually a vacation.
One of the most popular attractions at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday were the misters stationed periodically throughout the grounds. You may think the water is what will cool you down, but it’s actually dropping the air temperature around it.
The state fair is advertising 51 new items, but it turns out there are about a dozen more. Many are just twists on an old favorite, adding a new flavor or ingredient.
Two of the most unique State Fair foods debuted Wednesday in the International Bazaar. You’ve probably heard about the hot tail and kimichi poutine. Halfway through the fair, the Midtown Global Market booth switches up the vendors. Starting Wednesday, the Rabbit Hole moved in.
Two food vendors at the State Fair like to push each other to do better each day. It’s a friendly competition that’s based on a long-standing history together.
The craft beer scene is booming in Minnesota, so it only makes sense that it’s represented at the State Fair.
For the wayward fairgoer, the information booths are a first stop to find direction. This year, the crowd is taking more than just free maps; they’re also helping themselves to free sunscreen. The push for sunburn prevention came from Dr. Megan Wood.