Hard to believe that August is almost here, and the summer is winding down. Never let it be said that Minnesota lets summer go by without a lot of celebration. The number of events around the state reaches a peak this month. There are some biggies, like the Renaissance Festival opening Aug. 16, and, of course, the Minnesota State Fair, opening Aug. 21.
A Brooklyn Park volleyball coach faces felony charges for allegedly having child porn on his computer and photoshopping images of a student he knew onto pornographic pictures.
Endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says he doesn’t intend to wage a negative campaign against three fellow GOP hopefuls who are challenging him in an August primary.
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.
Our soggy spring and now mild summer weather makes it feel like summer will be short lived this season. In fact, some trees in St. Paul are already changing color. Overcast skies, a slight breeze and when the sun goes down some folks have a hard time determining what season we are in here in Minnesota. Most Minnesotans know this is not typical for August. Sweaters and jackets were well represented by walkers on the Nicollet Mall Saturday.
The Postal Service has announced a stop in St. Paul as part of its first tour in about a decade.
One week from today, Minnesota voters go to the polls in a primary election to narrow the list of candidates for the November campaigns.
Virgil Bradley was born at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and as his father was in the Air Force, he grew up on military bases all over the country.
Top Minnesota lawmakers say they are putting aside politics to deal with severe flooding in northern Minnesota.
It’s being billed as the summer’s hottest tour — Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez are coming to the Twin Cities.
Coldplay will return to the stage after a nearly three-year hiatus — including a stop at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged a 38-year-old man with two counts murder in connection with the death of a man who was shot in the head in early August.
If you got something to eat at the Monticello McDonald’s on East 7th Street in July or August, police say your credit card information may have been compromised.
We started the month with damaging winds, flooding rain and a muggy day as well.