From the passing of a legendary blues man to National Bike To Work Day, here are the four stories to know for Friday, May 15.
As a social worker at Ivan Sand Community High School in Elk River, Chris Zimmerman helps students through some of their most difficult moments. His compassion is what makes him this week’s Excellent Educator.
We love our pets. Keeping them happy and cool during the dog days of summer means more than just keeping them out of a hot locked car while you run into the grocery store.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two men were killed from apparent gunshot wounds in Cass County Tuesday evening.
There was once a time (Tuesday) when a web producer/local music blogger decided to preview an album release show for a local casual punk band — and was blindsided by their truly remarkable (and beautifully, humorously confusing) responses to his questions. This is his (my) story.
With the New England Patriots still reeling from the #DeflateGate fallout (Tom Brady suspended four games and general finger wagging aimed at the team), we thought it’d be interesting to explore how the Minnesota Vikings stack up in terms of cheating.
Due to green-up and recent rains, fire danger in Minnesota is now low.
From a protest in downtown Minneapolis to Tom Brad’s expected appeal of his suspension, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, May 14.
With the recent rainy forecast, a lot of us are hoping it dries for the weekend. There’s so much to do outside!
Recognize our great Minnesota brewers on American Craft Beer Week.
After years of studying and hard work, you’ve earned yourself a world-class brunch.
The city of St. Louis Park is considering adopting a complete ban on single-use plastic bags. A majority of the city’s council members have expressed support for a ban, according to the Star Tribune.
Minnesota budget negotiations entered a holding pattern Tuesday, with each side urging the other to take the first step to bridge an enormous divide over tax cuts and transportation funding that has narrowed little through days of private meetings.
For many, this comes as no surprise: Minnesota has retained its ranking as the second most bike-friendly state in the United States. Since 2008, Minnesota has consistently ranked in the top five of the annual list from the League Of American Bicyclist.
Just north of Minneapolis stashed away in its “oasis” of New Brighton, you’ll find a quaint little brewpub bearing the name of Barley John’s. The brewpub’s beer, however, packs quite a bigger punch.
There’s another reported problem for Minnesota’s online health exchange: a system glitch. It means the state must re-run eligibility determinations for more than 55,000 Minnesotans, according to the Star Tribune.
Joseph Croft started Celtic Croft 20 years ago in his garage. Now the independent store in Brooklyn Park specializes in traditional Scottish and Irish items. It’s a business that keeps booming! The three generations running the store makes them Minnesotans to Meet.
Get out and jam this summer at these local music festivals.
The exhibits at these Minnesota museums are fun for the whole family.
On May 11, 1858, Minnesota officially became the 32nd state. So, Cassandra from Cannon Falls asks: How did Minnesota get its name? Good Question.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals says the prison sentence for a former Minneapolis police officer is too short. On Monday, the appeals court issued a ruling reversing Bradley Schnickel’s sentencing and remanding it back to the lower court.
Prosecutors say they’ll prove a national right-to-die group assisted in the 2007 suicide of a 57-year-old Minnesota woman who suffered from chronic pain and depression.
The four stories to know for Monday, May 11, include an Elk River cop shot and killed, wild weather across the nation and more.
While mothers may have had to share their weekend with the fishing opener, they’re near the top when it comes to work! A new analysis ranks Minnesota as the second best state in the nation for working mothers.
See these six diverse and powerful Minnesota museum exhibits this summer.