Think Black Friday is the Twin Cities’ busiest shopping day of the year? Think again. At the Mall of America in Bloomington, Dec. 26 has taken over the top spot, fueled by shoppers eager to return or exchange gifts, and sales that have become more appealing.
Signa Saunders, of Brainerd, Minn., boarded a ship for France in 1918 alongside soldiers headed into battle with the goal of doling out donuts for those in the line of fire. She recalled in her memoir, “Soldiers, Sinkers and Pie,” what it was like to be on board.
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed March 20, 2012, to be Gopher Women’s Hockey National Champions Day after the Gophers beat Wisconsin 4-2 in the NCAA championship game.
Forty-nine million people in America don’t know where their next meal will come from. So today, WCCO Radio and the Taste of the NFL are teaming up to end hunger.
Stores are no longer waiting for Black Friday to offer great deals. A number of retailers opened Thanksgiving Day to get a jump start on the holiday shopping season.