Welcome to the “Best Days of Summer” — the 2011 Minneapolis Aquatennial. Entering its 72nd year, the Aquatennial is the official civic celebration of the city of Minneapolis.
You won’t have to go far to go to one of the nation’s top summer getaways. National Geographic Magazine ranked Minneapolis as one of its best summer trips of 2011.
The 17th annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party is back for another year of music and fundraising.
The line-up for the always anticipated Rock the Garden backyard summer party has been announced.
Minnesota lawmakers are past the halfway point of their 2011 session, and with less than two months to the May 23 adjournment deadline, much work remains. Most critically, Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans who control the Legislature are still far apart on how to eliminate a projected $5 billion shortfall for the next two years.
Minnesota’s state demographer says new census figures show the state’s Hispanic population jumping 74.5 percent in the past decade, mirroring a national trend.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes water levels will be mostly lower this boating season.
If you were hoping for Twins season tickets this year, you’re out of luck. The Twins announced Wednesday that they have capped season ticket sales for 2011 at 25,000.
The NFL is upping the ante again for the 400 fans displaced by problems with temporary seats at the Super Bowl.
Two of our state’s public colleges are being recognized as some of the best, in terms of value, in the nation.
Due to ongoing repairs needed at the Metrodome — and a completion date no sooner than March — the Minnesota Twins have announced it’s moving TwinsFest 2011 to the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Pat Williams says he plans to play “a couple more years” beyond this season.