MnDOT Commissioner Buys Fmr. Canadian Consulate Home In Mpls.Minnesota's Department of Transportation commissioner is mounting a Canadian takeover. Charlie Zelle confirmed Wednesday he purchased a five-bedroom, five bathroom Minneapolis lakeshore home that has been the Canadian consulate general official residence.
Minnesota's Snowy Owl Influx May Not Be A Good SignWe are seeing an eruption of snowy owls in Minnesota. The birds spend most of their time in the Arctic and Northern Canada. But about once a decade, when their food source gets low, they fly south to northern Minnesota.
At WE Day, Students Aim To Change The WorldWe Day returned to the Xcel Energy Center Tuesday for the third time. Eighteen-thousand students from all over Minnesota spent the day hearing inspirational messages about community service and volunteering.
We Day Bringing More Students, New Look To The XIt's a field trip like no other -- a day-long concert at the Xcel Energy Center filled with pop stars and nationally-known speakers.
Bulls Beat Timberwolves 114-105 In NBA Preseason GameE'Twaun Moore scored 18 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 114-105 preseason victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Search Continues For Minnesotans Missing On Lake Of The WoodsThe search continued Wednesday for three Baudette men who went missing on Lake of the Woods. Northern Light Region says crews searched land and water for 28-year-old Keith Ryan Ayers, 24-year-old Cody Joseph Ostendorf and 22-year-old Justin Kelly Haugtvedt. The three went missing Friday on the Canadian side of the lake.
Wiggins Headlines NBA's Annual Preseason Canada SeriesThe Toronto Raptors and their passionate fans will kick off the NBA's Canada Series of preseason games in Vancouver on Sunday against Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers. In some ways, that will just be the undercard. The league has scheduled four preseason games in Canada this year.
Charges: 3 Canadian Men Attempt To Illegally Enter US By SwimmingThree men from Canada are facing charges for attempting to illegally enter the United States by swimming across a river in northern Minnesota.
A Long Weekend Travel Guide To TorontoA practical travel guide for a long weekend trip to Canada's largest city.
Minnesota Sees Worst Air Quality In 20 Years Due To Canadian WildfiresMassive forest fires in Canada continue to cause problems in Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) reported that Monday's air quality was the worst that has been recorded in Minnesota in the last 20 years. MPCA spokesperson Frank Kohlasch says for about 8 hours on Monday air quality was worse in Minnesota than it is in Beijing, China.
Air Pollution Warning Issued For Northern MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is issuing an air pollution warning for northern Minnesota due to smoke from wildfires in Canada.
Canadian Wildfires Causing Unhealthy Air In MinnesotaThe thick haze caused by smoke from more than 100 Canadian wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality conditions across a large part of Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports that the air quality is rated unhealthy for everyone from a large part of northwestern Minnesota, including Detroit Lakes, extending down to Brainerd and St. Cloud toward the Twin Cities suburbs.