A bill that temporarily halts salary increases for Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet is being staged for final legislative votes as soon as Thursday.
The Minnesota House has endorsed a deal that stalls commissioner pay hikes until June but gives Gov. Mark Dayton a narrow window to boost those salaries.
For Valentine’s Day, many will opt for flowers, candy or a nice dinner. But there’s a steamier option in a place not usually associated with romance. The Minnesota Zoo offers the annual Love Tour, which it describes as an “R-rated event.”
The Minnesota Zoo is asking the legislature for help with a million dollar budget deficit. Zoo officials said they may otherwise be facing some difficult decisions to make it up, including the possibility of closing some exhibits.
A projected budget shortfall could force the Minnesota Zoo to go beyond layoffs and close some of its exhibits this year. Officials say the zoo is facing a budget crisis due to declining attendance and increased costs. A spokeswoman says the zoo is now asking lawmakers for $1.5 million in emergency funds.
Minnesota lawmakers are looking to spend $29 million to cover cost overruns at state agencies.
Declining attendance and increased costs have the Minnesota Zoo facing a budget crisis. Zoo officials in Apple Valley have asked the state for $1.5 million in emergency funds to help maintain operations.
What do they do with the Capitol Christmas tree after the season is over?
The Minnesota Zoo’s IMAX theater is getting a $1.2 million upgrade. The Apple Valley zoo’s Great Clips IMAX Theatre recently added an IMAX Digital Projection System and will be adding a cloud-based ticketing system.
Halloween is almost here. There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones? The Minnesota Zoo offers HallZooween throughout October, with daily events like a Halloween Mythbusters scavenger hunt.
Layoffs are expected at the Minnesota Zoo, according to zoo officials. Slumping attendance and rising operating costs are leading zoo officials to lay off and unknown number of workers.
Fall is the best time to visit the zoo in Minnesota. That’s because this is when there’s a baby boom! But just like all babies, there’s nap time.
Five orphaned gray wolf pups from Alaska will soon be making their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo. The pups, originally from Funny River Fire in Alaska, will be found along the Medtronic Minnesota Trail starting at 9 a.m. Thursday.
The Minnesota Zoo is preparing a birthday party for Nikko, a 31-year-old snow monkey that’s believed to be the oldest in North America.
It arrives all too quickly, but alas, it’s here: Labor Day weekend, the official end of summer. If you’ve already made your pilgrimages to the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival, what else can you do on this glorious long weekend? Plenty.
Labor Day marks the end of summer. How will you celebrate?
Don’t stress out – there’s plenty to do on Labor Day weekend. Parties and road trips are popular activities for Minnesotans during Labor Day weekend, but other options can be just as fun.
Like all teenagers, hanging with one’s peers is a simple pleasure. But for 18 girls from India, an outing to the Minnesota Zoo was both eye-opening and life-changing.
Five gray wolf orphaned pups arrive at their new home at the Minnesota Zoo Tuesday afternoon. The pups were rescued from a wildfire in Alaska in May. They were abandoned and had been hurt by porcupines.
Five wolf pups, rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, are about to embark on a new journey. On Tuesday, the “Funny River Five” as they are known, will fly to their new home at the Minnesota Zoo. They were rescued six weeks ago, and taken to the Alaska Zoo, in bad shape.
The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48. The pups will leave later this month for the Minnesota Zoo near Minneapolis.
The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48.
Many local summer camps have already started or are just now getting started. This week, we’re giving you a look at some with spots still available.
A new experience at the Minnesota Zoo is coming just in time for the blockbuster summer movie season. The zoo’s 3D IMAX theatre has officially gone digital.
Five wolf pups, lucky to be alive after being rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, will get a new home in Minnesota. The pups were discovered in their den by crews battling a wildfire on the Funny River.