The Mall of America is ready to help Twin Cities residents and visitors alike boldly go where no man has gone before. The mall is unveiling “Star Trek: The Exhibition” this Friday, and Edward Moody was there Wednesday morning to make a fresh notation in his captain’s log.
The Mall of America will feature more than 200 photos of Minnesota in the “Capture Minnesota” photography exhibit. The exhibit opens Friday in the Bloomington mall’s rotunda and runs through Sunday.
Fans of “Star Trek” will be out of this world when “Star Trek: The Exhibition” opens at the Mall of America. The exhibit opens a six-month run at the Bloomington megamall on Friday. Visitors can view one of the largest collections of “Star Trek” artifacts and information on public display.
An English teacher who teaches classes in Minneapolis and Crystal has been named Minnesota’s teacher of the year for 2014. Thomas Rademacher has taught at the Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Resource School since 2006. The K-12 school has campuses in downtown Minneapolis and in Crystal.
One year ago this month, Zach Sobiech’s “Clouds” was the No. 1 song on the iTunes chart. “Clouds” was released in December 2012, six months after doctors told Sobiech he had less than a year to live.
If walking across the massive Mall of America in Bloomington is too strenuous for you, no need to worry, a new zip line can help you get moving. Crews at MOA are installing two zip lines the stretches across Nickelodeon Universe. The zip line starts 55 feet up above the Dutchman’s Deck ropes course.
Sturdy boots are usually considered key to a long, safe hiking trip. But some hikers strip off all the foot protection to fully appreciate the ground they walk on.
The Mall of America will host final auditions for the 2014 squad of Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders. Fifty-four finalists are scheduled to compete Tuesday night in the mall’s rotunda, from 7-9:30 p.m.
Every year, 42 million people visit the more than 500 stores and restaurants at the Mall of America. Ultimately, that translates into an annual average about 10,000 tons of trash — or about 28 tons per day.
Three adults were displaced from their apartment building following a Thursday morning fire. The fire began in the early morning hours at a complex on the 5200 block of West 98th Street in Bloomington.
What makes a nerd? Mike Derheim, 35, and two partners started The Nerdery with a couple hundred bucks. Its annual revenue in 2013 was more than $52 million.
Police in Bloomington are warning residents about an increase in coyotes sighted in parts of the Twin Cities suburb. The police department has sent letters warning people about the increase over the last few weeks.
A family in the south metro will have to find a new place to stay after a fire burned their home early Saturday morning. The fire happened just after one this morning on the 100 block of Lyndale Avenue, according to the Bloomington Fire Department. Firefighters put the flames out quickly, and crews say the family made it out of the home safely.
It is the busiest time of year to fly out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as several families and students head out on spring break trips. Transportation Safety Administration officials said it’s now important to get to the airport two-and-a-half hours before your flight at least for the next month to deal with long waits in security lines.
A 40-year-old California man is accused of sexually assaulting an adult woman who worked at a Mall of America comedy club where he performed, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.