Hockey Day Minnesota Celebrates Elk River’s Historic ‘Pit’The act of embracing winter is what makes living in Minnesota bearable. And for many, it means standing alongside an outdoor hockey rink. Thousands of folks are doing just that in Elk River this week, site of the 2014 Hockey Day in Minnesota events. The city was chosen in large part due to the historic Handke Stadium, where organized hockey began in Elk River nearly 60 years ago.
Thousands Visit St. Paul’s Newly Renovated Union DepotStep into the grand old neoclassical building in St. Paul’s Lowertown and you're immediately taken back to a time when coal-puffing locomotives carried passengers from the Twin Cities to points far and wide.
Concert Helps Raise Money For MN’s Oldest Cemetery Many drive past the rusty fences and leaning limestone pillars without giving much thought to the oldest cemetery in the state.