When running around Lake Calhoun Monday, Brad Homan of St. Paul, Minn. had hoped for a break from the wind, but the air on both sides of the lake hit him right in the face.
It finally happened. On Wednesday, some parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin got above 70 degrees. And true to form, many people didn’t waste a minute of the warmth.
A Twin Cities family’s burger chain is ready to really get cooking. My Burger started in the Minneapolis skyways almost ten years ago. Now there are three locations, with plans for even more. John Abdo, president of My Burger, says Americans have had a love affair with the hamburger for more than 100 years. “Everybody remembers burgers and fries as a kid,” Abdo said. “When you’re eating, it always harkens back to … backyard grilling.”
If it wasn’t already cold enough outside, some brave people decided to make themselves even colder. Thousands decided to take the plunge for a good cause. Around 4,200 registered online for the Minneapolis Polar Bear Plunge on Lake Calhoun.
When you’ve been through 45 days at or below zero, anything above freezing feels incredible. Temperatures peaked at 44 degrees Tuesday afternoon and the Twin Cities reached the warmest it’s been since Dec. 28.
Authorities said the woman who was hit by a truck near Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis earlier this week has died. Police responded to the incident at about 6:18 p.m. Wednesday near Market Plaza at West Lake Street.
The woman stuck and dragged by a commercial truck near Lake Calhoun Wednesday is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center. According to Minneapolis Police, 25-year-old Caitlan Christine Barton was trying to walk across West Lake Street on a green light, when she was hit by a truck. The driver, whose vehicle was initially next to Barton as they waited at the red light, began to turn onto Lake Street from West Market Plaza while Barton began walking.
A woman suffered critical injuries Wednesday night when she was hit by a commercial truck in a busy shopping center near Lake Calhoun. John Elder, a Minneapolis police spokesman, says the woman had been waiting at a red light at 6:15 p.m., trying to cross West Lake Street.
The city of Minneapolis says the city council has authorized a lawsuit against the owner of a luxury apartment building that is accused of discharging groundwater into the Chain of Lakes, affecting both the environment and public safety.
Are you and your friends or family looking for a fun four-day weekend away from the daily hustle and bustle of everyday life? We may have a vacation spot recommendation for you to consider in the Twin Cities to fill your time.
The sky is the limit here in the state of Minnesota when it comes to snapping a priceless photograph.
If your pooch could talk, he would likely say “bow-wow” when you set foot on any one of these amazing dog walking trails within Minnesota.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is advising bicyclists and motorists to plan ahead due to construction on trails along Brownie Lake, the west side of Cedar Lake, Dean Parkway, and Lake Calhoun.
Don’t worry about the sound of the airplane noise, it’s the view of Lake Nokomis that makes Sandcastle such a great place to spend time and have some delicious food.
Our Minnesota lakes give us the chance to be on the water in boats, kayaks, on skis. Now, many are getting on the water to do some yoga. The Shed Fitness Studio is launching a new yoga class on Thursday that puts its students on paddle boards.