Excellent Educator: Robbinsdale Middle School's Gretchen EnseleinMs. Gretchen Enselein from Robbinsdale Middle School is a ball of energy. She uses that energy to engage students, even those faced with suspension. That's what makes her this week's Excellent Educator.
2015 Twin Cities Pride ParadeHuge crowds came out Sunday to see the 2015 Twin Cities Pride Parade.
Minnesota Officials React To SCOTUS Marriage Equality RulingThe Supreme Court of the United States ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. While Minnesota was an early adopter of marriage equality, that didn't stop them from celebrating and voicing their support of the ruling.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsHave you wanted to get on a Nice Ride, but haven't? Or is there a food truck you've wanted to try but haven't tracked it down yet? Well, you're in luck! They are just two of the things we're talking about while we're working for the weekend!
Best Bars In Minnesota To Celebrate Pride MonthYou'll need the extra carbs to withstand the dance floor cardio for the rest of the night, as these regulars never stop moving.
Local Music Tap: A Look At Pride 2015's Massive Music LineupThe weekend of PRIDE Twin Cities is fast approaching, and, man, do they have a lot of local musicians on their entertainment lineup.
Thousands Hit Minneapolis To Celebrate Pride WeekendHundreds of thousands of people hit Loring Park this weekend as part of the annual Pride Festival in Minneapolis. The event, which celebrates the LGBT community and gay rights, is one of the largest of its kind in the entire country.
New York Times Survey Lists Minneapolis As LGBT Travel Hot SpotAfter Minnesota became one of the first states in the Midwest to legalize same-sex marriage, it became a new travel ‘hot-spot.’ According to the New York Times, Minneapolis is now on the list of "up and coming LGBT" places to visit, especially with the Pride celebration coming up. New York Times completed the survey after talking with gay and lesbian travel experts.
Kids Honor The Veterans In Their Lives In Poetry ContestA day after we honored the memory of our fallen veterans, students are honoring the veterans in their lives. Sen. Al Franken announced the winners of his third Annual Poetry Contest for Minnesota Students -- with winners in elementary, middle school and high school age groups.
Pride Festival Has Joyous Tone In 2013 This year's Twin Cities Pride Festival was one of joy and celebration for gay rights advocates.
Esme's Blog: What A Difference 1 Year Makes For Gay MarriageLast summer almost all political experts predicted Minnesota would pass a Constitutional Amendment banning gay marriage. Not only was that amendment defeated in November, but Minnesota legalized gay marriage last month.
Twin Cities Pride Festivities UnderwayThe annual Twin Cities Pride Celebration is about to get underway. Minneapolis hosts one of the largest Pride weekends in the nation, bringing in nearly a half million people from around the country. This is expected to be one of the biggest celebrations ever in the Twin Cities. Pride Executive Director Dot Belstler says Minnesota's new marriage law and the recent rulings from the Supreme Court are fueling the excitement and a sense of accomplishment.