While we welcomed the New Year, a Minneapolis woman was delivering her first child. Little Kaleah Williams was born at 12:17 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. Her mom, Kathryn, went into labor around 7 p.m. Wednesday night.
It’s a special weekend for Minnesota’s Hmong community. Friday is the beginning of a three-day Hmong New Year event at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Organizers say they expect about 20-000 – 30,000 people Friday, but many more during the rest of the weekend.
Once we get past ringing in the New Year, we have a few days’ grace period before 2014 really kicks in. Kids may still be home from school, people may still be taking vacation, but once the holiday decorations are put away and the Christmas thank-you notes are dispatched, what’s left to do? Plenty. Around the state, there are several opportunities to keep the festivities going.
As 2014 draws closer, it’s time to look back on 2013’s high points in Minnesota. Join us in celebrating 2013’s successes by checking out our top five posts in Minnesota below.
With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.
Happy New Year! Now that all of the obligatory holiday duties have passed, it’s nice to relax and plan for the new year.
So I atoned, I apologized, I prayed, I fasted. Now it’s time to set intentions to be better. There is no way I’m going to eat healthier, exercise more or be nicer (never gonna happen). So let’s get to the stuff I may actually have a shot at.
A winter storm warning is in effect for much of Minnesota until 6 a.m. Sunday as a strong double-barreled area of low pressure moves in and intensifies over the state.
There are plenty of party spots around the state for New Year’s Eve, especially in the Twin Cities, but if you’re looking for someplace romantic and away from the hustle and bustle, here are some alternatives well worth a look.
With a new year come new opportunities. And for me, that means continuing to try out all the Twin Cities has to offer for wining and dining, until I’ve tried them all.