Kayaker Finds Body In Red River, Foul Play Not SuspectedOfficials in Moorhead say foul play is not suspected after a kayaker found a body Wednesday on the Red River.
Wander Minnesota: May Is Minnesota Museum MonthIt’s almost May — and that means it’s Minnesota Museums Month the annual celebration of all that Minnesota has to offer in the way of museums. And that’s quite a lot. It’s a considerable bounty, with about 600 around the state.
Wander Minnesota: Fall GetawaysThe DNR is reporting that <a href="http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/fall_colors/index.html" target="_blank">fall colors</a> have begun to pop, mostly up north as of this writing. The gorgeous fall foliage season is all too short. Now is the time to plan a little getaway to enjoy them before winter sets in. Here are a few suggestions for lodgings that are open past the summer tourist season.
Wander Minnesota: OktoberfestIt's late September—time for Oktoberfest. Minnesota might have a reputation for a Scandinavian heritage, but Germans had a hand in settling our state too. Things are already underway for Wabasha's SeptOberfest, which began earlier this month and runs through Oct. 27.
Bomb Squad Detonates Old Grenade A regional bomb squad was summoned to Moorhead to detonate an old grenade found by a citizen.
Wander Minnesota: The Hjemkomst CenterBesides taking in mashed potato wrestling while in the west central part of the state recently, I also visited a much less tongue-in-cheek point in Minnesota history: the Hjemkomst Center.