A Twin Cities man is offering a solution to a sensitive problem involving social media. As we share so much of our personal lives online, what if that tweet about your cat or the Facebook post about your lunch ends up being your final message?
It does a man good to have hobbies that bring him joy, but there are times when that passion veers into territory that no one saw coming. Bruce Bauer took a manure spreader, farm antiques and a ’93 Chevy S-10 pickup chassis to build a thing of beauty.
The worrying is over for dozens of Minnesota families. Their loved ones with the Minnesota National Guard returned home Tuesday after spending nearly a year in Afghanistan. As they were saving lives overseas, new lives were beginning in some of their own homes.
A few months ago, it seemed to be a great success story, but now a charter school in north Minneapolis is closing amid bitter feelings and allegations.
The Twin Cities metro area is consistently ranked among the most bike-friendly communities in the country, but people in some neighborhoods still struggle to find affordable rides.
Five days away from Father’s Day, many families don’t have any plans yet — or gifts. Dads don’t seem to get quite the attention that Moms do. This year, people said they planned to spend an average of $168 on Mother’s Day, compared with only $120 on dad, according to a survey in Forbes magazine.
Millions of dollars will be needed to clean up a well-known site in St. Paul because of what’s buried there. Decades worth of manure and construction debris are in the ground beneath Midway Stadium, where the Saints play. And when they move to a new downtown ballpark, the St. Paul Port Authority intends to clean up the property for redevelopment – at a cost of $6-8 million.
The Minneapolis park system has been rated tops in the nation by The Trust for Public Land. The nonprofit awarded Minneapolis a perfect “five park bench” score in this year’s ratings. San Francisco fell from first place to third, while New York improved from third to second
Minnesota native Karen Nyberg, 43, is now on her second trip to the International Space station. She was aboard a Soyuz spacecraft that lifted off from Kazakhstan on May 28, headed for the International Space Station. She became the 50th woman in space during her first trip to the ISS in 2008 – before she became a mother.
All week, the WCCO Morning Show team is sharing how they ended up doing what they’re doing. Previous installments covered the beginnings of Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus’s careers. Now it’s time to take a look at how Mike Binkley got started.
Nothing builds teamwork like overcoming a tough challenge together. That’s why corporate teams, athletes and thrill-seekers can be found climbing trees and scaling high-wires in Minnesota’s Northwoods.
You probably know that Minnesotans are among the national leaders in terms of theaters, golfers and boaters per capita. But did you know that Hennepin County is among the top 10 in the number of horses owned per capita?
Some say the more we focus on technology, the less we appreciate the world’s natural beauty. But over the past several years, Minnesota state parks have seen the opposite.
There’s a good story at every stop as we travel Minnesota. Sometimes the story behind the story is even more compelling. That’s the case with a giant wood-carving collection in Harmony that’s billed as America’s largest.
On March 17, people of many backgrounds will claim to be a little Irish as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. But the day before that, others will toast the Scandinavian saint who was completely made up in Minnesota — St. Urho.