When you’re out driving, you’re more and more likely to see women on motorcycles. In the last 10 years, the number of women riding motorcycles in Minnesota has grown more than 58 percent — from 31,576 riders in 2002 to 53,784 in 2012. And one of the brands that is seeing the most growth is the one that is considered the most masculine — Harley Davidson.
March Madness — it’s the time of year when basketball is on the brain. But in Josh Hoekstra’s history class at Rosemount High School there’s a different type of March Madness taking place.
An upcoming workshop at the University of Minnesota is getting a lot of attention. Students won’t be learning about skills that will help with their careers, but rather their personal life.
Adults make difficult decisions constantly, from retirement to first homes, which job to take or which car to buy, but nothing is quite as overwhelming as preparing to be a parent. Every step is full of often unsolicited advice and new changes with an endless stream of decisions to make. Minnesota’s best parenting classes are designed to alleviate that pressure, educating parents about everything from pregnancy to postpartum, no matter your planned approach.
Spinning is the trendy term for the recent explosion of classes centered around choreographed group rides on stationary bikes, usually led by an instructor with heavy background music to keep you moving. Each individual rider is responsible for controlling his or her own flywheel resistance, pedal rate and following the intense instructions, but the Twin Cities’ best instructors will push you harder than you thought possible, and keep you coming back for more.
A Big Lake Phy-Ed teacher is on paid administrative leave after he allegedly shot a gopher during an archery class.
Minnesota and IRS officials are schooling those who handle the cash on how to avoid money laundering.
The calendar may still say it is summer but it didn’t feel that way to thousands of Minnesota kids as they headed off to school.
Now more than ever, schools across Minnesota are relying on volunteers to help them out.
Teachers in Hudson. Wis. will need to make up for skipping class last month.
After months of exhaustive investigations, police in northeastern Wisconsin said Friday they still don’t know why an apparently popular teenager held his high school class hostage for six hours before fatally shooting himself as a SWAT team swarmed the classroom.
Minnesota schools could soon get an infusion of new young teachers who reach the classroom without attending the state’s traditional teaching colleges as part of an alternate licensing proposal moving through the Legislature.