Walleye Season Opens Saturday In Land Of 10,000 LakesAbout a half a million anglers are expected to hit the water when walleye season opens Saturday in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Here's a look at some things to expect this season in Minnesota, a state that takes its fishing seriously.
Kids Can Try Hockey For Free In Minn. SaturdayKids 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.
Twin Cities Film Fest Announces Award FinalistsThe 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.
Minnesota Pheasant Season Opens SaturdayGov. 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.
Puppies Among The 200 Rescued Animals Looking For A HomeAbout 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.
College Student Charged In Fatal Mpls. ShootingA 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.
Man Shot, Killed In Minneapolis ID'dA man killed in a Minneapolis shooting Saturday has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
Local Music Tap: Free Outdoor Music In Downtown Mpls. This WeekendFree musical performances (and other attractions) are taking to Nicollet Mall this weekend as a part of the Dakota Street Festival.
Trio Orders Taco Bell Drive-Through And Gets $3,600 In CashThree 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.
Rally Held To 'Protect' Saturday Mail Delivery In Mpls.A rally was held Sunday afternoon for concerned citizens pushing to keep mail delivery on Saturdays.
St. Paul Ready For Saturday's St. Paddy's Block PartySt. Patrick's Day is Sunday, but St. Paul will officially celebrate on Saturday. The annual parade starts downtown at noon.
Check Out Nearly 500 Cars At The Auto ShowOne 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.