New Brighton Brothers Unveil Their Latest Snow MasterpieceA winter tradition continues for three New Brighton brothers. Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz create giant snow sculptures in their front yard every winter. And this year the boys have created an 18-foot octopus.
We Day Volunteers Party On Event's EveWe Day, a charity-based music event that started in Canada, invades the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Tuesday. Eighteen-thousand kids from 400 Minnesota schools are attending, and the only way they could get a ticket is by helping others. Volunteers have been working around the clock to get the event together. According to Dean Phillips, co-chair of We Day Minnesota, the Twin Cities is the first city in the Midwest to host this global event.
DNR Announces Parks And Trails Grant Recipients Miles of hiking and biking trails will come to regional Minnesota parks funded by nearly $7.5 million in Parks and Trails Legacy grants, the DNR announced Monday.
Conservation Program Awards $3.6M To 35 ProjectsMinnesota has announced the award of $3.6 million in 35 grants through the new Conservation Partners Legacy grant program.