A bright holiday tradition in downtown Minneapolis is nearing the end of the road. The Holidazzle parades have been running down Nicollet Mall since 1992 – the year Mall of America opened in Bloomington — with new competition for downtown retailers.
Chris Kluwe’s eventful run as Minnesota Vikings punter may have come to an end on the final day of the NFL draft on Saturday.
Dozens of states intend to apply for waivers to free their schools from a federal mandate that they set aside hundreds of millions of dollars a year for after-school tutoring.
NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a tentative agreement Thursday that would end the lockout, provided that players re-establish their union and sign off on the proposal. But the players didn’t vote, leaving the country’s most popular sport in limbo for at least another day.