Minnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.
Why not pack up the car and drive just a couple of hours west of the Twin Cities to the Willmar area, which has plenty of fun to offer every family member all year round.
A group of lakeshore owners in west-central Minnesota are researching a new approach to fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels across the state.
Hundreds of people from the small community of New London-Spicer gathered Sunday to deal with the crisis of teen suicide and embrace two grieving families.
The body of a Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan being returned home for burial.