In less than three weeks, the St. Paul Winter Carnival will be in full swing. But right now an even bigger celebration is taking place in China, where two Minnesotans look to sculpt snow competitively and get inspired.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is gearing up for another trade mission to China.
It’s open season on China in the Republican race for the presidential nomination, and Mitt Romney is leading the charge. Newt Gingrich and some other candidates are on his heels, painting China as the bogeyman responsible for America’s economic ills.
From the rise of China to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the revolutions of the Arab Spring to foreign aid for Pakistan, the Republican Party’s presidential hopefuls are framing their foreign policy positions against the backdrop of America’s crippling debt and high unemployment.
Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as team USA defeated Mexico 108-67 in the World University Games on Saturday.
Have you seen the “Dancing Carrot Wedding Proposal”? Here is a story about the setup, video is below.
NBC’s Today Show gives you a look at these fake Apple stores that just seem to not want to leave the news cycle. Watch the story.
It’s been a cold, rainy spring but finally, Minnesota farmers have most of their crops in the ground. The success of Minnesota’s soybean season is being watched very closely half a world away.
Maybe you switch your light bulbs to save energy or drive a more efficient car to save fuel. Yet, 6,000 miles from Minnesota, China’s energy use is exploding. How much control does the United States really have over the costs from energy use?
The latest edition of everyone’s favorite show, China’s Got Talent, a grandmother shows us that the moves of Michael Jackson are alive and well. This video is a Thriller….
NY Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd had some harsh words about Bob Dylan’s recent concert in Beijing, saying that letting the Chinese government pre-approve his set list “may have done the impossible: broken creative new ground in selling out.” Take a look at the rest of the column.
Electronics retailer Best Buy says it plans to add 40 to 50 outlets of its Five Star chain in China and will close all nine of its Best Buy-branded stores in the country.
Need to disappear in a grocery store? This artist found a way to do it. Check out this crazy picture.
China’s recent purchases of more than $6.6 billion in U.S. soybeans is being called good for Minnesota, one of the largest soybean producing states.
Minnesota agriculture officials host a trade delegation from China this week.