Mpls. Boy Puts On Magic Shows In Honor Of Friend With Rare Genetic ConditionEvery successful entertainer can draw in a crowd, and Aiden Kolata has learned how to put on a show. "He just wanted to do magic one day," Wade Kolata, Aiden's dad, said. "He's adding a trick every week, so he'll probably continue to add a magic trick as we go."
Playwrights' Center Hosts New Plays Festival In MinneapolisThe Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis will feature new plays at the 32nd annual PlayLabs festival this month. The festival runs Oct. 12-18 at the center, located on East Franklin Avenue.
All Walks Of Life Set To Run In Twin Cities MarathonThousands of runners are getting ready for the "most beautiful urban marathon in America." The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon starts Sunday morning. The course takes runners from the U.S. Bank Stadium site in downtown Minneapolis to the State Capitol in St. Paul.
General Mills Finds Listeria In 2nd Batch Of Green BeansGeneral Mills is recalling 60,000 bags of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria, the second time this year the company has found the bacteria in its green beans. The Minneapolis-based food company says no illnesses have been reported in both cases. Listeria can cause fever, muscle aches and even death.
Xcel Energy Plans To Retire 2 Of 3 Coal-Fired Sherco UnitsXcel Energy has announced a plan to retire two of the three units at Minnesota's largest power plant, its Sherco facility in Becker.
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Mary Tyler Moore Statue May Not Return To Nicollet MallThere's a chance the famous statue of Mary Tyler Moore won't be coming back to Nicollet Mall.
Blue Door Pub To Open Third Location Near U Of MLocal burger favorite, Blue Door Pub, is working on its third restaurant. According to the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal, the restaurant will be located just north of the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus.
Meeting On 'Fair Scheduling' Proposal Turns Into Shouting MatchSmall restaurant owners in Minneapolis engaged in a shouting match Thursday over a proposal that would affect workplace pay and scheduling in every workplace in the city.
Black Lives Matter Will Not Disrupt Twin Cities MarathonOrganizers with the St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter say protesters will not disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon.
Puppy Love: Man Travels 1,500 Miles To Adopt DogA New England man was so enamored by a shelter dog he saw on the Internet that he bought a one-way ticket to Minneapolis, adopted the puppy and is now couch-hopping on the 1,500-mile trek back home.
MNfusion: 'Faces Of War' Comes To Museum Of Russian ArtEstablished in 2001, the Museum of Russian art actually lives in a building that once was a Minnesotan church. The museum houses rotating exhibits that stay anywhere from six months to a year. Their latest, "Faces of War: Russia in World War I," opened on Sept. 26.