Each Friday during Lent, Catholics are supposed to give up meat, so many turn to fish. That had Chuck from Clearwater wanting to know: Why is fish not considered meat? According to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, abstinence laws say meat is considered something that comes only from animals that live on land, like chicken, cows, sheep or pigs.
Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, this week marks the start of Lent. Looking for fish on Fridays? Check out one of the perks of the season: the Friday Night Fish Fry. Always a tradition during Lent, and available several places, some family friendly, some not so much. In many cases, it’s all you can eat, but even when it’s not, you’re assured a heaping plate of food that won’t leave you hungry. Call ahead for hours and types of fish served.
An Elk River sinkhole has the left lane of westbound Highway 10, just east of Main Street, closed, MnDOT said. Crews are working and the lane is expected to re-open by 4 p.m. Friday as the pavement needs more time to set because of the hot weather.
With Friday’s great weather, Minnesotans headed to the nearest outdoor eating spot.
The cleanup is still going on at Target Field to get the stadium ready to host the National League Mets at 7:10 p.m. Friday.
A 34-year-old Richfield man was sentenced Friday to nearly 22 years in prison (262 months) for his role in the murder of Delwin Cooper.
It’s that time of year again: Lent. Looking for fish on Fridays? Check out one of the perks of the season: the Friday Night Fish Fry.
Some of the Good Questions you send in deal with big issues. Others, we answer on Friday nights. So, WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha hits Reply All to a good question about science and another about government.
Wisconsin is closing the wolf hunt season in two zones in the northeastern part of the state after quotes have been reached.
Democratic Rep. Tim Walz has about $789,000 built up for the campaign stretch run.
Today is MPR Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Early Bird Specials are offered until 1 p.m. on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides, games and concessions.
Today is the Governor’s Fire Prevention Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Early Bird Specials will be offered until 1 p.m. on the Mighty Midway and Kidway rides, games and concessions.
Storms moving through southern Minnesota early Friday afternoon have produced a tornado, the National Weather Service said.
CBS has produced a countdown of the most popular youtube videos of 2011.
Here’s what’s cooking for Friday morning.