Wander Minnesota: Omnifest 2016So much for our warm spell -- the cold is about to return. Avoid cabin fever and frostbite at the same time by taking in the annual Omnifest at St. Paul's Science Museum of Minnesota. The festival runs through March 3. Plan ahead and pre-order tickets, especially for weekends because this is a popular event.
Omnifest Returns To St. Paul's Science MuseumIf you love binge-watching TV series, this could be right up your alley. The Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown St. Paul is kicking off Omnifest -- their eight-week film festival -- this weekend.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Jan. 9)There is plenty of winter fun to be had this weekend in Minnesota! Here are some of the events and topics Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO Saturday Morning.
Minnesotan Delegation To Travel To Paris For Conference On Climate ChangeIn a couple weeks, a large group of Minnesotans will travel to Paris for a UN conference on climate change. Wednesday morning at the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman held a moment of silence for the people who died in Paris Friday.
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.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 31)BOO! It's Halloween, and Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus pulled out all the stops to make a "spooktacular" Saturday Morning show! Check out what the Twin Cities have to offer this Halloween.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 17)Tap Dancing, Sherlock Holmes, ski slopes and hayrides took over this week's edition of WCCO Saturday Morning. Missed it? No problem! Check out the links and recap for all of the show's highlights.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 10)Haunted basements, fall colors, swap meets and the Minnesota Wild are just four of the things Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO Saturday morning. Here are more details about these, and several other, great events going on this weekend in Minnesota. People started moving out of urban centers for a quieter and slower pace of life about 65 years ago. The Minnesota History Center's new exhibit, "Suburbia," takes a look at what many historians consider one of the most important events in U.S. history. Suburbia opens Saturday at 10 a.m. Tickets are $11 for adults and $6 for kids.
Science Museum Ends Legal Fight Over Leaky BuildingThe Science Museum of Minnesota won't appeal a legal loss in a case against a design firm over persistent water damage to its $100 million building. Interim museum president John Stanoch told The Associated Press on Friday that there was little chance of overturning an April ruling favoring architecture firm AECOM.
Wander Minnesota: Catch An ExhibitWe're definitely in a weird patch at the moment, with chilly, rainy weather at this writing, and more rain and low temperatures possible for the coming weekend. Of course, we can expect the heat to return next week, as it often does when the Minnesota State Fair opens. But until then, if you're looking for some indoor entertainment, take a look at what's happening in the museum world.
Water Problems Threaten Big Repair Costs For Science MuseumThe Science Museum of Minnesota, a major tourist attraction that opened its new, $100 million home just 15 years ago, has serious water infiltration problems that could leave state taxpayers with a hefty repair bill.
Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In MinnesotaThe exhibits at these Minnesota museums are fun for the whole family.