A native of St Paul, Minn., Christy “Chris” W. Sauro, Jr. enlisted in the United States Marines at the age of 17, under the 120 day delayed entry program. Shortly thereafter he received a letter from the Marine Corps informing him that the Minnesota Twins baseball team was sponsoring his unit and they would be sworn in on TV at a pre-game ceremony on June 28, 1967.
After a miserable winter, you’d think Mother Nature would cut us a break. Think again. The 6 1/2 inches of rain since May 1 is three times what Seattle, Wash., has experienced.
The fewest people died in Wisconsin traffic deaths in the month of May since the end of World War II, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Thirty-three people died in Wisconsin crashes, 17 fewer than May 2012 and 19 under the five-year average for the month of May.
On this last day of May we’re looking back at what’s been a pretty gloomy month. In fact, solar radiation measurements at the University of Minnesota show this month was the third dreariest since 1963. The worst May of all was in 2005.
While it’s only May, some Minnesota farmers are already nervous about this year’s crop outlook. The weather has pushed planting back by weeks in southeastern Minnesota.
Didn’t get a chance to see his super intimate performance at the Dakota Jazz Club this year? No worries. You have another chance.
A historic carousel that was saved from auction years ago is opening once again this year at Como Park.
Typically, running at night is dangerous and stupid, but when you add a million watts of light and sound — it’s another story.
A Minnesota man accused of killing a La Crosse photography store owner and his son is set to stand trial in May.
We are locked in cool, northwest flow. These temps are average for around April 20 — not late-May.
The Minnesota Legislature will stick around into May to try to reach agreement on tax breaks, state-financed construction projects and a Minnesota Vikings stadium plan.
Enjoy your day and kill some time with the Top 5 Viral Videos of May.
The Minnesota Opera is returning to the Iron Range next week.