Minnesota improved by two wins in 2013, its best regular season in a decade. The Gophers reward? A return to the same bowl they lost in a year ago.
Another bitterly cold day across much of the state. In northern Minnesota, overnight lows fell as low as 35 below zero. And winter weather advisories are out for a large part of southern Minnesota from Worthington in the southwest to the Twin Cities area.
A trucker died and several passengers were injured when a semi collided with an Amtrak train in central Minnesota. Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., 57, of Bemidji, failed to stop his tractor-trailer at a railroad crossing near Motley about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Todd County sheriff’s office said.
Temperatures will remain well below freezing across most of the state. The National Weather Service says highs on Sunday will range from near zero in the northwest part of the state to about 20 degrees in the southeast.
Whether it’s a delay, a layover or just time to kill before an international flight that is keeping you in MSP airport, we’re lucky enough to have one of the best in the country.
Some cities in Minnesota are canceling weekend parades because of the bitterly cold weather. St. Cloud’s Winter Nights and Lights Parade and Santa Fun Run have been canceled because of the dangerously cold temperatures forecast for Saturday.
The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. Christie’s auction house did not immediately identify the absentee buyer who agreed to pay $965,000 for the sunburst-finish guitar.
A 12-year-old Grand Rapids, Minn. boy died after suffering cardiac arrest during a basketball game in Baxter, Minn. Thursday afternoon. Baxter police said he was participating in a 7th grade boys basketball game when he entered cardiac arrest.
No waiting in line here as Santa strolls from table to table to visit and pose for pictures you take with your own camera. Meanwhile, kids occupy themselves with snacks from the Call of the Wild restaurant, available craft activities or coloring sheets.
Every holiday season, thousands of Minnesotans will eat lutefisk dinners in church basements, restaurants and VFW posts across the state. On Friday night, Minneapolis’ Mount Olivet Church will hold one of the largest in the state with 1,600 people.
No doubt about it, winter is here in Minnesota and that means hockey. It’s played on ponds and in parks, but we wanted to find the best high school hockey rink in Minnesota. Your votes sent WCCO’s Matt Brickman all the way up to Thief River Falls to see the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
It’s a crime that’s hard to believe: a blind man had his iPad mini stolen while riding a city bus. The theft happened two weeks ago as Jordan Richardson rode home from work.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has left the team to mourn the passing of his maternal grandmother. The team says Carol Lee Craig died on Wednesday night, when Love and the Wolves were in Mexico City to play the San Antonio Spurs.
There’s a reason tourists don’t really flock to Minnesota in December. This time of year, though, there are business appointments and family obligations that can’t be avoided.
Ask Mary Franke a question about them, and you’ll get a big laugh. They’re the shirts they’re wearing in the Wayzata girls cross country team’s official photo for the Nike National championship meet.