Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has ordered state flags to be lowered Thursday in memory of a former lawmaker. The governor’s office in a release says former state Rep. Richard “Dick” Greuel died Dec. 3 in Anoka, Minn. He was 85.
Spring and fall can be a miserable time of year if you’re one of the nearly 50 million adults and children with hay fever.
A Minnesota couple was escorted down a steep and icy mountain in Alaska after calling for help. Alaska State Troopers say 35-year-old Edwin H. Lee and 28-year-old Sarah E. Lee of Rochester, Minn., placed a 911 call Wednesday afternoon to say they needed help descending Mount Marathon.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
For the first time after his accidental death, Jim Kowalski’s family is talking publicly. Last month, the founder of the popular local grocery died from a head injury while on a fishing trip in Alaska. After a tough month for the family, Kowalski’s wife, Mary Anne Kowalski, and daughter Kris Kowalski Christensen celebrated 30 years of business Saturday by making the rounds at their area stores, which treated customers to food, drinks, and music.
Authorities say an air taxi has crashed at the Soldotna Airport in Alaska, killing all 10 people on board. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson says the pilot and nine passengers were killed in the crash at the airport late Sunday morning. Meagan Peters of Alaska State Troopers says the fixed-wing aircraft was fully engulfed in flames before firefighters could get to the plane. The victims have not yet been identified.
A man who was born here in Minnesota is celebrating Wednesday morning after winning the most grueling sled dog race on Earth.
The world’s most famous sled dog race is off and running. And this year, Cindy Gallea, from Wykoff, Minn., is among those competing in the Iditarod.
The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer.
A Minnesota man is no longer climbing up Alaska’s Mount McKinley.
If you ask 16-year-old Kate Curtis if she’s an avid angler, she’ll give you a smile and a chuckle. “I enjoy it but it’s definitely not my first idea of fun,” Kate admits.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team improved to 6-1 on the season after a 5-0 win at Alaska-Anchorage Friday night in WCHA action in Alaska.
Sarah Palin struck a populist tone and assailed corporate favoritism Saturday in a campaign-style speech to tea party activists.
This mother is on trial for child abuse after she sent in this video to Dr. Phil. Watch her methods of discipline.
The federal government has settled with the widow of a Minnesota fugitive who is believed to have shot his infant son at an Alaska airport in 2006 during an attempted arrest.