Holiday Season Off To Warm, Gloomy StartThe most wonderful time of the year is getting off to a gloomy start. Cloudy skies and fog hung over the downtown Minneapolis skyline most the day. At this Christmas tree lot at the Farmer's Market, owner Scott Barriball compared the forecast to those of years past.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsAfter that early snow, the calendar has finally caught up. The first weekend in December means holiday events are in full swing! Here's some of Jason Matheson's for this weekend.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Target Announces Free Holiday Shipping, Price MatchingBlack Friday is still a month away, but Target is making a major move to win back consumers. The Minneapolis-based retailer has announced it's offering free shipping on all online purchases starting Wednesday and going through Dec. 20.
Adrian Peterson Gets Tentative Dec. Trial Date A motion was filed by prosecutors Wednesday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, Texas to have a new judge assigned to the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. Peterson's legal team are pushing the case forward, looking more likely that they want to leave it up to a jury in Conroe to decide if what Peterson did to his son was child abuse or discipline.
Record Warmth Makes For Some Winter FunFor late December in Minnesota, it can't get much better then Saturday’s weather. There was sunshine, and a high temperature that broke a 117-year-old record. Aaron Howe of Independence tried to fend off snowballs thrown by his two children. "It's been fantastic. We grilled out last night, and it's kind of a nice warm spell to have in Minnesota after the holidays," Howe said.
Tips On Heating The House Without Burning Your CashThe average high temperature for December's first two weeks was a mere 17 degrees, making it the sixth coldest December on record.
Curiocity: 3 Local Skaters Touring With Disney On IceIf there's anything the kiddos love more than their favorite Disney stars, it's when those same Disney stars strap on a pair of skates and hit the ice. This year, when Disney On Ice comes to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul this December, they'll have plenty of familiar faces, beyond the stars, in tow.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Shopping
Cops: Body Of Danielle Jelinek FoundA family spokesperson has confirmed that the body of Danielle Jelinek, the Oakdale woman who's been missing since December, has been found.
December Is The Most Popular Time For EngagementsIt looks like love is in the air this time of year. According to The Knot.com, 16 percent of couples get engaged in December making it the most popular time of year for men to pop the question.
Mike Max Vs. Geese: The Ultimate ShowdownDecember represents a Minnesota tradition - the late goose hunt. Since there are so many, I joined Pete Schmitz this week for a journey into the field.