Kids across Minnesota can see what hockey is all about at Try Hockey For Free Day on Saturday. Seventy-three events are scheduled at rinks around the state. The events are aimed at welcoming boys and girls, ages 4 to 9, to come to a local rink and try youth hockey free of charge.
The winners of the 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest will be announced at a closing night gala Saturday. Festival organizers have announced 16 finalists for the slate of awards.
Gov. Mark Dayton has a full agenda Saturday as he hosts the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener in the south-central Minnesota city of Madelia. His schedule included a pancake breakfast at the American Legion, then a morning of hunting, followed by a dedication ceremony for land that’s being made available for public hunting.
About 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. “We’re gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow,” said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.
A 21-year-old community college student has been charged in the fatal shooting from early Saturday morning outside a Minneapolis bar, according to the Hennepin County Attorney.
A man killed in a Minneapolis shooting Saturday has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
Free musical performances (and other attractions) are taking to Nicollet Mall this weekend as a part of the Dakota Street Festival.
Three friends didn’t get what their ordered whatsoever at a Taco Bell drive-through Saturday night in Kentwood, Mich. The trio opened their bag and didn’t find Mexican fast food, but wads of cash to the tune of $3,600.
A rally was held Sunday afternoon for concerned citizens pushing to keep mail delivery on Saturdays.
St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, but St. Paul will officially celebrate on Saturday. The annual parade starts downtown at noon.
One sure sign of spring is the Auto Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center. More than 450 cars and trucks are on display and if you total them, they’re worth about $15 million.
The Minnesota Golf Show teed off Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center and runs through Sunday.
The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says.
A 34-year-old man is charged with second-degree murder after police say he stabbed a man who later died from his injuries.
The historic Union Depot in St. Paul is undergoing a $243 million restoration, so that it can be used again as a mass-transit hub.