A man is believed to have drowned, authorities say, after he was seen in Minneapolis Tuesday morning going under water in the fast-flowing Mississippi River.
Picnics with hot dogs, fireworks with sparklers, miniature American flags with parades. They’re all fine and dandy, but don’t you want to catch some of the explosively entertaining options available at area movie theaters this long holiday weekend?
Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train and badly hurt on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to the 200 block of Island Avenue East, which is near DeLaSalle High School, at about 12:06 a.m. on a report that a man had been hit by a train.
Consider trying something new this year by vacationing in an off-the-beaten path-locale where fun abounds but the crowds do not.
We are fortunate to have a lot of natural features that make Minneapolis a special place to live and work. But, you have to admit, it’s rather odd to find a 48-acre island in the middle of a river, right next to a downtown area.