State Patrol: 174 DWI Arrests On New Year's EveAccording to the State Patrol, there were 174 arrests for DWI across Minnesota on New Year's Eve. That number is actually down from last year, when there were 191 arrests for drunk driving.
Metro Transit Offers Free Rides For New Year's EveIf you don't want to pay for a ride this New Year’s Eve, you can opt for the bus or light rail. Metro Transit is offering free rides on the Light Rail and 26 bus routes.
Patrols Out In Full Force For New Year's EvePolice are out in force across the metro this New Year's Eve, trying to prevent end-of-the-year tragedies. This is one of those nights when people tend to drink a little more than usual and many of them end up behind the wheel.
Good Question: Why Are Some Wines So Expensive?Christmas has come and gone, but at Haskell's in Minnetonka, New Year's Eve is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. At Haskell's, you can splurge even more for a bottle of wine. A lot more.
Businesses Cope With Last-Minute Rush Before New Year'sBefore the countdown to the New Year begins, several local businesses count on one last rush of 2014. Grocery and liquor stores count New Year's Eve as one of the busiest days of the year and holiday season.
Como Zoo Hosts Early New Year's Eve Ball DropNot everyone can stay up until midnight on New Year's Eve. So, a special ball drop was held for them earlier today. Kids and families got the fun started a little earlier Wednesday at Como Zoo in St. Paul. The zoo held a countdown to 12. Twelve noon, that is.
Bite Of Minnesota: New Year's Pancake BarCelebrating the new year traditionally happens with a bang. Whether it's the pop of the champagne cork or the boom of fireworks, a new beginning is something to celebrate. After years of less-than-satisfactory celebrations, I now prefer to celebrate with a small group of friends at dinner.
'Last Call' Service Drives Bar-Goers Home In Their Own CarsMany will be ringing in the new year by tipping a few back. A few too many can mean you'll have to call a cab -- unless you're at one of several Twin Cities bars that offers a one-of-a kind service.
Frigid Temps Expected For New Year's Eve RevelersForecasters say bitter cold temperatures will greet New Year's revelers venturing outdoors. A wind chill advisory is in effect for all of central and southern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin through 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Mpls. Restaurants Still Taking NYE ReservationsIf you don't have a dinner reservation yet for New Year's Eve, you still have a chance to grab an open table. WCCO's Lauren Casey stopped by Borough in Minneapolis' North Loop to get the New Year's Eve dining details.
Research Says Most Fail At New Year's ResolutionsMillions of Americans are busy writing up their New Year's resolutions for 2015. According to a U.S. government survey, the top resolutions this year are to lose weight, get organized and spend less money.
DeRusha Eats: World Class WinesWednesday is New Year's Eve, so you know what that means! The champagne toast! But this year, why not step out of your comfort zone and try something different? Jason DeRusha visited World Class Wines and found easy ways to find the perfect bubbly, some even without breaking the bank!