Former Minnesota Orchestra music director Osmo Vanska will return to Orchestra Hall this month to help the orchestra celebrate its first Grammy win. Vanska will conduct the orchestra in concerts March 27-29 featuring the same works by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius heard on that Grammy-winning album.
An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu decided his surgically repaired right ankle has not healed enough to allow him to play for Finland in the Olympics. Koivu, who had surgery after fracturing his right ankle while blocking a shot on Jan. 4, has been out the past 15 games for Minnesota heading into the Olympic break.
Mikko Koivu’s return to the Minnesota Wild likely won’t come until after the Olympics, leaving his availability for Finland during the Winter Games in question. Koivu broke his right ankle Jan. 4 when he was hit by a puck and had surgery to accelerate the recovery. The captain and first-line center has resumed skating, but Wild coach Mike Yeo told reporters after practice Monday that Koivu’s availability for the last two games before the Olympics break was “highly in doubt.”
Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.
On March 17, people of many backgrounds will claim to be a little Irish as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. But the day before that, others will toast the Scandinavian saint who was completely made up in Minnesota — St. Urho.
Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu recently returned from playing in Finland to join the locals for some pick-up hockey.
Miss WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school winter sports action in the videos below — plus a profile on Niklas Backstrom.
A Minnesota man has been convicted of violating the Endangered Species Act and lying to a federal official in connection with the 2010 killing of two gray wolves — a threatened species at the time.
Lots of homes are stocked with tomatoes fresh out of the garden. And now a new study, published in the journal Neurology, finds there may be some big health benefits to eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods.
An indictment from the U.S. Attorney’s Office claims two Minnesota men shot two endangered wolves and then lied to investigators about it.
Now that the Zach Parise and Ryan Suter fireworks have subsided, it’s time for the Wild to look to other parts of its future.
Presented by Mauer Chevrolet and hosted by Steve Thomson and Kevin Falness. The Wild have kicked off their season in what could be described as their farthest road game…Helsinki, Finland. Coach Todd Richards and play-by-play […]
HELSINKI — Rookie Jeff Skinner scored the only goal of the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday.