Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To MinnesotaAfter the turkey’s been gobbled, your out-of-town guests may get antsy for some entertainment over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Show them the best of Minnesota with this handy holiday guide.
Train Derails In Western Wisconsin; Alcohol Tankers Leaking Into Miss. RiverA BNSF train derailed Saturday morning just north of the Wisconsin city of Alma, according to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office. WCCO confirms that 32 cars derailed, 10 of which are empty auto carriers. Several of the other cars are tankers carrying denatured alcohol -- two of which have tipped into the Mississippi River and are leaking from vents atop the cars.
Are You Brave Enough To Tour This Haunted Red Wing Hotel?If you are looking for a real scare and a thrill, head to the St. James Hotel in Red Wing Saturday. You can join paranormal investigator Adrian Lee and his team for a spooky Halloween experience.
Wander Minnesota: Halloween WeekendHalloween is almost here, and there's plenty going on. Let's take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state. Friday night is Haunted High Ropes at the Eagles Bluff Environmental Center near Lanesboro. Go trick-or-treating on the high ropes course—and watch out for ghosts and skeletons along the way.
Red Wing Reconsiders Police Hate Crime ResolutionThe Red Wing City Council is reconsidering a resolution that would make attacks on police officers a hate crime. After an outcry on social media, city leaders are promising to take another look, this time with public input.
Good Question: How Do Hate Crime Laws Work?On Monday, the Red Wing City Council made a strong statement in support of the police. It passed a resolution saying it supports national efforts to make attacks on police officers hate crimes. So, how do hate crime laws work? Good Question.
Red Wing Calls For Attacks On Police To Be Considered Hate CrimesThe city of Red Wing is the first in the state and the second in the nation to pass a resolution designed to protect police officers from harm. The resolution calls for anyone who hurts a police officer to be charged with a hate crime.
Annual Traveling Music Showcase To Kick Off In NorthfieldAn annual Minnesota traveling music showcase is scheduled to kick off in Northfield. The Minnesota Music Coalition says the fifth annual Caravan du Nord will kick off Oct. 3, in partnership with Carleton College.
Prep Blog: Week 6, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's another huge week in high school football as after Friday night's action, there are just two weeks left in the regular season. That means the focus for many teams has shifted to the playoffs. The primary focus is still the Friday night opponent every week, but teams are now looking at where they might be headed for the postseason.
Smaller-Than-Expected Field For Rep. Kline's Seat Grows By 1An open congressional seat once expected to set off a stampede of hopefuls so far hasn't attracted many candidates. Former Republican state Sen. John Howe announced his campaign for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District Tuesday.
Best Places For Fall Colors In MinnesotaFollow the fall colors from north to south during Minnesota's autumn scenery extravaganza.
Red Wing's Ole Miss Marina Closed To River Traffic Due To Oil SpillThe Ole Miss Marina Boat Ramp and Bay in Red Wing will remain closed to river traffic throughout the weekend due to an oil spill Thursday morning.