Finding Minnesota: Fall Leaf Cruises On The St. CroixNow that it is cooling off, we are starting to see more bursts of red, yellow and orange outside. While many people hop in the car to check out the colors along the roads and highways, there is another vantage point from a national scenic riverway that draws thousands of people each fall.
Budget-Friendly Activities In New York CityIt is possible to plan an affordable getaway to the Big Apple. You just have to look into finding things that will fit within your New York City getaway budget.
Florida Dethroned As Top Retirement DestinationApparently, Florida isn't tops when it comes to retirement anymore. A new survey by Bank-Rate ranks the best cities to retire, and three of the top five are in Arizona.
Autopsy Shows New York Times Writer Carr Died Of Lung CancerNew York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday. Julie Bolcer, a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, said the autopsy shows heart disease also contributed to his death.
Mpls. Man Charged With Lying To FBI In Terror InvestigationA Minneapolis man is charged with making false statements in a terrorism investigation after allegedly lying about his attempt to fly to Turkey -- a country considered to be a gateway for linking up with terrorist networks. Nineteen-year-old Hamza Ahmed was charged Thursday with lying to FBI agents after being removed from a plane leaving New York City's JFK International Airport for Istanbul on Nov. 9, 2014.
MSP Flights To East Coast Canceled Over Snow FearsMore than a dozen flights to the east coast from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been canceled in anticipation of a major snowstorm. According to the latest reports from MSP Airport, at least 15 Monday flights to destinations ranging from Boston to New York to Philadelphia have been canceled.
Minneapolis Officer Reflects On Attending NYPD Officer's FuneralPolice officers from the Twin Cities traveled halfway across the country to honor a fallen New York City officer. Officer Rafael Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were gunned down while sitting in their squad car in Brooklyn on Dec. 20, 2014.
Good Question: Why Do We Drop A Ball On New Year's?The first Times Square ball drop happened in 1907, when New York Times owner Adolph Ochs asked for something bigger than fireworks for New Year's Eve.
Minnesota Man's 6-Hour Commute Video Goes ViralMany in the Twin Cities are used to work commutes of a half-hour, an hour, or perhaps even a little bit more. But how about a six-hour commute? Ian Bearce, of Maple Grove, shot a time-lapse video of his entire commute to the office, which is located in Manhattan.
Best Holiday Destinations For SinglesThe best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.
Another Round Of Protests In Mpls. SundaySunday marked another day of protests in Minneapolis. The protesters are joining a nationwide effort to demonstrate against what they consider police brutality. It follows the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two men who were killed by police officers. In both cases, grand juries reviewed the evidence and did not indict the officers.
Your Holiday Guide To New York CityRefer to this holiday travel guide for what to see and do in New York City over the holidays.