Some Minnesotans say “bring on the winter.” They want the snow, the sports and the ice. But others say “It’s not even Christmas. Can’t this all wait?” Bryn Mawr-resident John Padgett is definitely a Christmas guy. The lights go up early in his yard display, a 15-year tradition. “I usually start the first week of November to be done by Thanksgiving,” Padgett said. “And they’ll probably be up until I can get them unfrozen from the ground.”
One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
In Coon Rapids, a parking lot is over run with tents as superfans from all over the nation are prepping for the opening of a new Chick-fil-A. “We have people from California who drove in, Kansas City, Iowa, Illinois,” Coon Rapids franchise owner Jason Griggs said.
Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.
April snow is pushing the start of the golf season back and with The Masters going on in Augusta, Ga., many Minnesotans are itching to play.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Georgia to a 72-62 victory Thursday night that sent the Wildcats into the regular-season finale against No. 11 Florida in desperate need of a quality win to bolster their resume.
Sixty-year-old Joe Rickey Hundley used a racial slur and then slapped a Minneapolis toddler on a Delta flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Feb. 8.
A mom driving with her toddler daughter fell asleep, crashed into an overpass and plunged into the Red Cedar River near Menomonie, Wis. on Sunday.
For years, Augusta National Golf Club, the iconic setting for The Master’s tournament, has faced pressure to allow women into its ultra-exclusive membership ranks.
Former Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King is charged with assault for allegedly punching a man outside a birthday party last April. King is charged in Anoka County with third- and fifth-degree assault.
The Minnesota Twins have had their eyes on Byron Buxton for months. No better highlight came from tracking this super-fast high school center fielder than a Georgia state playoff game three weeks ago.
The Mayo Clinic in Florida has joined a south Georgia health system, which will become part of the Minnesota-based health care organization.
President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, giving leeway to states that promise to improve how they prepare and evaluate students, The Associated Press has learned.
In an explosive allegation, a Georgia woman said Monday she and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain had a 13-year extramarital affair that lasted nearly until the former businessman announced his candidacy for the White House several months ago.
Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty has nabbed a top backer of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to run his fundraising in the state.