Wander Minnesota: Fall Foliage And FunThe DNR is reporting that fall colors 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.
Vikings Stadium Board Treasurer Duane Benson ResignsTreasurer of the Viking stadium board, Duane Benson, has resigned, according to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Benson announced his resignation at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday.
WWII Vet Returns Sword To Japanese FamilyOrvall Amdahl clearly remembers the day his life would be forever changed. “November 19, 1942 I left San Francisco," recalls the 94-year old from Lanesboro.
Best Last Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots In MinnesotaLast-minute Labor Day plans can be stressful, but it's not impossible to plan a fun weekend away on short notice.
Hail Pounds Parts Of Wis., Minn.Thunderstorms packing heavy rain, hail and high winds have pounded parts of southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a cooperative observer measured 2.5-inch hail near La Crosse Thursday.
Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit LanesboroAll this week Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer have been at the lake...or many lakes. On Friday, the guys went south of the Twin Cities to Lanesboro, Minn.
Small Team, Big Success: Lanesboro H.S. Boys' BasketballA visitor walking into the gymnasium at Lanesboro High School might notice a couple of unique things. First, it would be the mascot.
Valentine's Day Getaway Destinations In MinnesotaTake a closer look at some of Minnesota's most romantic and charming destinations for your Valentine's Day getaway.
Wander Minnesota: A Guide to DecemberMinnesota 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.
Finding Minnesota: Small Town DramaFunding cuts and the recession have created hard times for many actors. But somehow, a professional theater in a small Minnesota town is still thriving.
Wander Minnesota: A Good Excuse For A Drive SouthOne of the many backroads and byways described in the book is a trip to one of my favorite places -- Lanesboro. Among the many gems in that southeastern town, located along the Root River and tucked against river bluffs, is the Commonweal Theatre.
Cromwell Beats Lanesboro, 49-42Cromwell senior quarterback Jordan Suhonen set Prep Bowl records of 382 yards and five touchdowns rushing as the Cardinals beat Lanesboro 49-42 in the Class 9-Man state championship.