Could Minneapolis Be An Olympic Host City?A week from this Friday on August 5 the world will be watching the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016. One individual that will likely pay close attention is president and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, Melvin Tennant.
General Mills And The Lone RangerMinnesota-based General Mills turns 150 years old this year. The company does not have an exact date on when mills started making flour in 1866, but you can wish the company a happy birthday at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival Friday night.
General Mills, Betty Crocker And A Big Secret“Betty Crocker Cooking School of the Air” fascinated listeners across the country. Who was she? Where did she come from? And where did she learn to cook?
General Mills: A Pioneer In Foods & Radio BroadcastingThe story of "The Big G's" success is also the story of WCCO Radio's. The hometown company founded in 1866 would be the leader in flour for more than 130 years.
Hundreds Head To Fort Snelling Nat'l Cemetery For Memorial Day WeekendFort Snelling National Cemetery is considered the fourth-busiest military cemetery in the United States, out of 134. Crews buried 18 veterans and their family members on Friday alone.
Speech Interrupted: People Affected By Stuttering Speak OutStuttering affects 70 million people worldwide, 3 million here in the U.S. alone. And if it makes you feel uncomfortable, imagine what it’s like for them.
Search Narrows For University Of Minnesota Athletic DirectorThe search for the University of Minnesota's next athletic director has been narrowed down to four candidates.
Mpls. Doctors Save Woman’s Leg After Hit-And-RunMinneapolis doctors managed to save the leg of a 76-year-old woman after she was struck in her electric motorized wheelchair by a hit and run driver, according to family.
Minnesota's Greatest Oscar Hits Include Lange, CoensWe might be thousands of miles away from Hollywood, but Minnesota does have its fair share of Oscar winners.
Twin Cities Janitors Hold 1-Day Strike Over Wages, WorkloadWednesday night, thousands of Twin Cities janitors have formed picket lines outside the places they normally clean. It's a one-day strike, but it involves 4,000 members of the Service Employees International Union.
St. Paul Woman Tries to Drive Away While Connected To Tow TruckSome people will do just about anything to avoid getting their car towed. A woman noticed her car being towed just after 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on the 600 block of Burr Street in St. Paul.
Freaky Friday: The Haunted Barn in MaplewoodThe Ramsey County Poor Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1918 on White Bear Avenue in Maplewood. Some of the original structures included a nursing home and cattle barn. The barn could fit up to 75 cows and was a full production dairy farm at one point.