Minnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.
The blue gingham dress Judy Garland wore in “The Wizard of Oz” has a new home. An auction house in Beverly Hills, California sold for $480,000 over the weekend.
The Minnesota State Patrol says two people have died in a crash in northern Minnesota.
Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.
A 67-year-old Grand Rapids, Minn., man died Wednesday after succumbing to injuries suffered in a weekend motorcycle crash, authorities said.
A 31-year-old woman has been charged with theft by swindle for allegedly stealing $5,700 while employed at the Grand Rapids Division of the Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles.
With the large amount of debris left in the aftermath of the recent Bemidji storms, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has provided affected citizens with tips to prevent their homes and yards from becoming fire hazards.
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, will feature plenty of opportunities for Minnesota hockey fans. The Minnesota Wild and FOX Sports North have announced the lineup of games for Hockey Day Minnesota 2013.
Heavy rain, high winds and hail have slowed Minnesota farmers in the field.
Totino Grace was not expected to make the state baseball tournament — not with being in arguably the state’s toughest section.
A 47-year-old Red Lake man pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting and severely beating a Grand Rapids man’s face with an ax handle in January, according to the Department of Justice.
The St. Paul district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a Grand Rapids lake is expected to rise rapidly over the next few days.
A 66-year-old Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to intentionally setting fire to a Grand Rapids church July 27, according to the Itasca County Attorney’s Office.
A 31-year-old woman from Deer River is accused of stealing more than $5,700 from the DMV she worked at in Grand Rapids over the course of a month late last year, according to charges filed Monday in Itasca County Court.
Police in Grand Rapids, Minn., are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who may have information on a hit-and-run incident.
The Department of Natural Resources is warning of high fire danger over the southern half of Minnesota this weekend.
A 2-year-old boy has died after he was discovered submerged in a hot tub at a Grand Rapids hotel, according to the city’s police department.
Police are investigating after a 2-year-old boy nearly lost his life in a drowning incident at a Grand Rapids hotel on Wednesday, according to authorities.
The search for a missing Britton, S.D., man who apparently got lost in dense fog has a happy ending as he was discovered more than 300 miles from home in Minnesota.
Minnesota has some new millionaires. The Minnesota Lottery presented a very big check today to Don and Sandy Conrad from Grand Rapids.
Three police officers in Grand Rapids have been disciplined for submitting false receipts for footwear.
It was an improbable outcome for a deer hunter in northeastern Minnesota who fired one gunshot. He bagged two deer.
The Minnesota Orchestra heads up north next month.
A 66-year-old Grand Rapids man is accused of intentionally setting fire to a Grand Rapids church July 27, according to charges filed in Itasca County Court on Thursday.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosts a public meeting in northern Minnesota on Tuesday night on its latest proposal to take the gray wolf off the endangered species list Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.