July 4

Player's Dad: C.J. Wilson Lost 2 Fingers In July 4 AccidentThe father of Tampa Bay cornerback C.J. Wilson told a Charlotte television station that his son lost two fingers in a July 4 fireworks accident.
Good Question: Why Do We Celebrate Independence Day On July 4?The Fourth of July is the celebration of America's independence, but here’s a little known fact: We didn't actually declare our independence on that day.
App Uses Facial Recognition To Help Find DogsThe Fourth of July may be fun for many of us, but it can be a scary weekend for dogs. More dogs go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year.
Nicollet Mall Will Be Closed To Buses, Taxis Next WeekNicollet Mall will close to motor traffic next Monday as a major construction project to revamp the downtown Minneapolis artery gets underway.
DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard PartyCraft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.
For 1st Time, Fireworks Won't Fly In Red Wing On July 4 This summer, for the first time since the scenic river town of Red Wing started celebrating Independence Day, it won't have fireworks to mark the holiday. A committee couldn't come up with the money necessary to put the show on.
Minnesota Corn Knee-High By 4th Of JulyMinnesota's corn crop has grown slower than the average this year, but it looks like the crop will be knee-high by the Fourth of July. The weekly crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn statewide grew an average of seven inches last week, and is currently about 17 inches tall.
Who Will Clean Up The Massive St. Paul Log Jam?If your Fourth of July plans have you on the Mississippi River, there is one area where boats can't travel. A log jam near Raspberry Island in downtown St. Paul, has doubled in size since last Friday.
Report: No July 4 Traffic Deaths In Minn.July 4 is typically Minnesota's deadliest day on the road, but the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says preliminary reports state no fatal crashes occurred in the state on Independence Day.
Good Question: The History Behind GrillingIndependence day is the busiest grilling holiday of the year. Why are we so crazy about cooking over a grill? Jason DeRusha looked into the unusual history.
Man Pleads Guilty To July 4th HomicideA 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to the July 4 homicide that killed a 16-year-old.