This is the last day Twin Cities shoppers can buy groceries at nine Rainbow Foods stores in the metro. The grocery stores closing Tuesday are not part of the 18-store deal Rainbow made in May with a group of buyers.
Residents in Prior Lake have been dealing with flooding for weeks now. Neighbors have already used a record number of sandbags, but water levels are just not receding fast enough.
This Friday marks the 80th anniversary of the Stillwater Lumberjack Days Celebration. The festival ended a couple of years ago after a financial scandal involving the past promoter. This year, the city asked a group of locals to bring back the festival under the new name ‘Log Jam.’
We’ve had nearly a week of activities in Minneapolis leading up to Tuesday night’s All-Star Game at Target Field. Things wrapped up late and many bar patrons stayed out through the night to take advantage of the 4 a.m. bar close downtown.
Baseball fans hoping to be overwhelmed by memorabilia headed to the MLB All-Star Game FanFest, which opened Friday morning at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The doors opened at 9 a.m. The first day’s focus is on kids, with the first thousand kids through the door getting a free T.C. Bear bobblehead.
It’s a big weekend coming up for downtown. The All-Star Game FanFest, a five-day festival, begins at the Convention Center open at 9 a.m. Friday. Friday night, thousands more people will head to downtown Minneapolis for the Basilica Block Party. It’s a two-day concert at the Basilica of St. Mary.
Nearly 3,000 runners from around the state started Independence Day with the “Red White & Boom!” Twin Cities Half Marathon and Relay in Minneapolis. Only two runners got to do it as a team.
More than 40 million Americans are expected to travel somewhere this 4th of July holiday weekend and if you’re going by car, expect it to cost you. Gas prices are at a six-year high!
A major highway expansion that’s been years in the making finally got underway Monday with a groundbreaking ceremony northwest of the Twin Cities. Construction crews will begin adding a new lane on either side of Interstate 94 between Rogers and St. Michael.
President Barack Obama arrived in Air Force One early Thursday afternoon for what will be a rare two-day visit to the Twin Cities. Obama will speak to crowds and attend a private fundraiser over the course of two days.
Minnesotans from all across the metro came to Carver. Minn. Wednesday to help fill up more sandbags. The Minnesota River that runs along the community is expected to crest Wednesday. But more rain in the forecast has people preparing for the worst. The downtown flooded badly back in 1965.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman declared a state of emergency Tuesday as the Mississippi River continues to rise there and create flooding issues. It’s the same situation in Ramsey County, and Harriet Island is under water.
The Delano area continues to deal with high water from the swollen Crow River after heavy rain came through the area last week. The Crow River crested late Monday night, reaching a depth of just over 21 feet. It’s the second-highest in history for the city of Delano, but still two feet under the record set back in 1965.
The Stillwater Lift Bridge connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin was ordered to be closed indefinitely because of high water, as authorities around the state braced for flooding from bulging streams and rivers.
Communities along the Minnehaha Creek faced flooded yards and streets Thursday. The 22 mile-long creek, which connects Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Falls, reached the highest water levels ever recorded Thursday morning. People in the St. Louis Park Creekside neighborhood are helping each other stack sandbags.