The State Fair is still a week away, but stores are already thinking ahead to winter. From the decorations to the seasonal hiring, the holidays are trending earlier and earlier each year. Michael Hagie, owner of the 50th and France boutique Gather, said inquiries for holiday gifts started months ago.
Several Minnesota counties will start accepting marriage license applications Thursday for same-sex couples. Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties will start taking applications at 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
Although a peek out the window would tell you otherwise, summer is just around the corner.
Minnesota is taking applications for its upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season.