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Wander Minnesota: Catch An ExhibitWe're definitely in a weird patch at the moment, with chilly, rainy weather at this writing, and more rain and low temperatures possible for the coming weekend. Of course, we can expect the heat to return next week, as it often does when the Minnesota State Fair opens. But until then, if you're looking for some indoor entertainment, take a look at what's happening in the museum world.
Hundreds Pay Tribute To Former 'CCO Weatherman Bud KraehlingGenerations of WCCO viewers knew him simply as "Bud," the man who delivered weather reports in a down home, folksy way. Bud Kraehling died June 3 at the age of 96.
Wander Minnesota: Memorial Day Observances & CelebrationsSure, the weather has (finally) started to act like it's supposed to this time of year, but we all know summer really starts over Memorial Day weekend, when everyone begins flocking in earnest to lakes and northwoods.
50 Years Of Ebony Fashion FairThis is a new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul.
Minnesota Soldier Killed At Fort Hood Awarded Purple HeartA Minnesota solider who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting has been posthumously awarded with a Purple Heart. Private First Class Kham Xiong of North St. Paul was among 13 people killed at the Texas military base in November 2009. The 23-year-old was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
Five Must-See Museums In MinnesotaYou don't know Minnesota until you've been to these local museums.
Spring Break At The Minnesota History CenterThe Minnesota History Center is gearing up for spring break! The museum is hosting special Spring Break Family Days Tuesday through Friday from March 24 through April 3.
Hmong History Comes Alive At Minnesota History CenterA new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center highlights the Hmong experience in Minnesota. "We Are Hmong" opens Saturday and is free with general admission to the center. Wameng Moua, the center's Hmong cultural advisor, says the exhibit is designed for young and old alike.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (March 7)Cars, hockey, dresses and the ultimate list of quintessential dishes of Minnesota's top restaurants Here are the links to everything Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered during their action-packed packed hour.
Wander Minnesota: Post-Turkey Thanksgiving Weekend OptionsYou've slept off the turkey, you're not interested in battling crowds on Black Friday, but you have free time and possibly family and friends to entertain. What is there to do this weekend? Plenty.
Best Budget Attractions In MinnesotaIt is not much fun to be new in town and on a budget. Do not despair, but read on because these five attractions can fill up a week-long schedule.
Wander Minnesota: Dia De Los Muertos