The group Black Lives Matter is expected to make their way toward the Minnesota State Fair Saturday. The group says about 1,000 people are expected to march along a mile-and-a-half route from Hamline Park toward the fair’s main gates.
Hundreds are rallying Friday in Minneapolis in support of people charged in the Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America in December. Members of the group Black Lives Matter and their supporters say they are fighting for racial and economic justice.
While the air on Wednesday feels like the deepest, most miserable part of winter — the kind that settles into your bones as though setting up shop for the long term — there are a few signs of impending spring in the air.
If the saying is March comes in like a lion, there are some “roaring” good deals to be found this month only. Carrie Rocha from “Pocket Your Dollars” gets us movin’ on ways to save some green in the month of March.
It’s been a bit of a bust for snow-lovers throughout the Twin Cities. With just 25.3” this winter, we’re more than a foot below average. But there is some hope as the calendar turns to March.
During the month of March, Stillwater’s new “Food for Fines” program may just make you feel good about getting a parking ticket.
A number of protesters staged a “die-in” at the state’s official event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy to demand changes to police practices. The protesters also joined hands and held signs bearing messages such as “White Silence = Violence” as politicians such as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Keith Ellison, and Sen. Al Franken addressed the crowd.
Students with the Million Artist Movement were among the hundreds of people with marched in Minneapolis Saturday in conjunction with the “Day of Resistance” movements around the country. Participants marched from the Federal Reserve Bank to the Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis, where they held a demonstration.
Hundreds of current and former military members took to the streets Saturday to raise suicide awareness. Carrying American flags, the group marched in full military gear through south Minneapolis.
The group “Freeze Don’t Shoot” plans to hold a rally at every state capitol Saturday to highlight officer-involved shootings of family pets. The Minnesota chapter was formed in July. Julie Whalen, the administrator of the Minnesota Facebook page, says the local group has about 130 members, and about 50 plan to attend Saturday afternoon’s rally in St. Paul to address what they call an “epidemic” of shootings.
Dozens marched at the Capitol Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide protest of the company Monsanto. Monsanto is an agriculture company that works with farmers around the world. They provide seed for things like corn, cotton, fruits and vegetables.
For the first time in state history, Minnesota’s labor force surpassed three million, thanks to a good month of March.
The winter of 2013-14 has seemed to be never ending and many Minnesotans are at their breaking point. It’s been a long one,” University of Minnesota dentistry student Nate Vanlaecken said. Vanlaecken is sick and tired of looking out at his neighbor’s lawns and seeing nothing but grass.
Is the old saying about March — “In like a lion, out like a lamb” — just a saying? Kathy from St. Cloud asked how often that really happens.
At the start of every month, the WCCO Morning Show lets you know the best things to buy for the coming weeks. March is filled with deals on food, travel and leisure.
Granted, March is lighter in festival offerings than other months. It’s a tough time of year — it might be 60 degrees outside, and it might be -30. Nevertheless, the month of March has a much-beloved annual holiday celebrating a famous saint. Oh, and there’s St. Patrick’s Day, too.
On this national holiday, celebrations are happening all across the Twin Cities to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s memory.
Most of Minnesota’s most prominent politicians are participating in a St. Paul celebration in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Minnesota veterans also rallied Sunday morning in support of the march in D.C. The protest on the National Mall in Washington D.C. was led by hundreds of veterans and demonstrators, against the shutdown.
Two men have been charged with murder for allegedly killing a Minneapolis man in March.
Gun violence affects children and teens in Minnesota at an alarming rate. To illustrate that point, children from the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School are marching down Broadway Avenue in north Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in March over the previous month, but state officials say that’s largely because more people stopped looking for work.
But he sidestepped one big question — Will he return to Michigan next season?
Relentless Louisville rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Michigan 82-76 in the NCAA championship game Monday night.