Hurricane Maria Swirls Towards Ravaged Caribbean IslandsHurricane Maria strengthened into a Category 2 storm on Monday and pushed toward the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean, as forecasters warned it was expected to become a major hurricane by early Tuesday.
'Never Seen Anything Like This': Leaders Survey Caribbean DamageFrance's president and the Dutch king visited Caribbean territories on Tuesday that have been hammered by Hurricane Irma, trying to quell accusations by residents that European governments were unprepared, slow to react and sometimes even racist in their responses to the devastation.
Experts Talk About Local Zika Virus ThreatThe World Health Organization says it expects the Zika virus to spread to every country in the Western Hemisphere, except Canada.
Minnesota Pastor's Wife Killed In Bus Crash In Jamaica; Daughter HospitalizedA bus accident took the life of a Minnesota mother of four and left her daughter critically injured Thursday night while the two were on vacation in the Caribbean.
Nat'l TV Show Calls Smalley's Jerk Chicken The 'Best. Ever.'The Stillwater bar that had what WCCO viewers chose as Minnesota's best summer drink has just earned another honor -- this time, it's national. A year and a half ago, viewers sent Matt Brickman to try the mojito at Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque and Pirate Bar.
Now's The Time To Take That Beach VacationTravel agents say now is a good time for that beach vacation. With the state of the economy and low gas prices, spring break trips are booking fast. If you want to save some money and avoid the lines, experts say to try some last minute deals.
Tips For Buying Spring Break Getaways Next month, many Minnesotans will be packing up and heading out of town for spring break vacations. This winter’s extreme cold and frequent snowfalls have made the idea of getting away even more appealing than usual. But travel comes with a cost.
The Jamaica Destination GuideJamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here's a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.
Minnesota Cricket Enthusiasts Gather In Mpls. For State TourneyIt's a sport that pales in popularity to football, at least in the United States. We're talking about cricket. But every year on Labor Day weekend, the MICC-Cavaliers Cricket Club has its big annual tournament at Bryn Mawr Meadows in Minneapolis.
Best Post Labor Day Deal EscapesGet the best deals the travel world has to offer this season, with these insider secrets from top travel pros.
Haitian Team, Brought To Minn. By Hometown Pro, Take 2nd At Schwann’s USA CupAn international soccer team that's overcome incredible odds gets to bring home some hardware for a job well done. A team called “Haitian Initiative", composed of young athletes from Haiti, played their way into the Championship game at Saturday night's Schwann's USA Cup. They were the runner's up. The team was able to travel from the Caribbean with the help of retired soccer pro Tony Sanneh, who's originally from Minnesota. Fifteen-thousand players from around the world came to the week-long soccer tournament in Blaine.