After weeks of agonizing cold, a winter warm-up was the perfect tonic for stir-crazy Minnesotans. The Mounds View Nordic team strapped on their cross-country skis to make the most of the day at Como Park’s ski area in St. Paul. Darlene Fry and her daughter Emma were also there to get in some badly-needed winter fun. “It’s nice, very nice,” Fry said. “We heard it’s supposed to go down again next week, so it’s good timing.”
Orvall Amdahl clearly remembers the day his life would be forever changed. “November 19, 1942 I left San Francisco,” recalls the 94-year old from Lanesboro.
We’re less than two weeks away from the start of the regular season in high school football across the state. That means teams have gone from tryouts to solidifying rosters and getting ready for that all-important season opener. This year, the St. Paul City Conference appears to be Central’s for the taking.
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has a new exhibit open, featuring Japanese style bonsai trees. And work is underway to create a new outdoor space for the zoo’s seven gorillas.
Spring has been taking its own sweet time arriving in Minnesota this year, much to the consternation of just about everyone. But there is a place you can visit to get a taste of what spring might eventually be like: the Spring Flower Show at the Como Park Conservatory.
A historic carousel that was saved from auction years ago is opening once again this year at Como Park.
As usual this time of year, there are all kinds of event and exhibits to take in. But at Sixth and Hennepin, on the second floor of the Plymouth Building, there’s an exhibit that’s different than most, combining the holidays, family fun and historic interest.
Didn’t get a chance to watch WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the action covered for you.
A St. Paul motorcyclist now admits he hit a little boy, and then rode off. Twenty-five-year-old Ernest Jonas pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular operation. He was sentenced on Monday to five years probation for hitting 4-year-old Tyrell Baymon with his motorcycle on May 19th.
A 25-year-old St. Paul man is admitting he drove his motorcycle too fast and hit a little boy.
A Woodbury woman believes police didn’t do enough after a thief broke into her car during the day. Police added to her frustration when they sent her a letter, advising her that the case “lacks sufficient solvability.”
We’re getting towards the end of June, and temperatures this week have been consistently below normal. It barely got above 60 degrees in the Twin Cities metro area on Thursday.
Living in the land of 10,000 lakes and just as many parks means there are more than a few places to spend the day walking, playing or picnicking with family.
Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke — and every four minutes somebody dies of stroke.
Visitors at Como Park in St. Paul will soon see the beginnings of a more than $200,000 restoration project.