It’s a little wet and a little chilly, but that’s not stopping die hard runners! Runners from around the country, and right here at home, are in town for the Twin Cities Marathon that takes place Sunday.
Some major roads across the metro are experiencing closures and detours this weekend. Southbound Interstate 35W will be closed from Highway 280 in Roseville, Minnesota to 4th Street SE in Minneapolis.
The Minnesota Wild’s 14-year existence has revolved mostly about mediocrity. The narrative has finally taken a turn for the better. There is more confidence. There are fewer concerns. Advancing deep into the playoffs and, dare that ultimate goal be voiced, challenging for the Stanley Cup have trumped past hopes of simply playing a few bonus games in April.
The Twin Cities Marathon is still a few days away, but preps around the course are already underway and it may mean motorists will need to plan a detour.
Unless you’re coming into the Twin Cities by rail, a train station probably doesn’t make your must-see list.
The cost of getting health insurance through MNsure next year is going up — but it will still be among the lowest in the country. Minnesotans who get insurance through the state’s health exchange can enroll for next year beginning Nov. 15. Even though the rates are low for some people, others could see big rate hikes.
Minnesota Republicans say a 4.5 percent average rate increase for people buying insurance through the state health exchange is deceptive. State officials announced the increase on Wednesday, and said Minnesota will still have the lowest rates in the nation next year.
Whether you like your coffee black or prefer a decaf soy latte with an extra shot, extra hot, no whip and room for cream, it seems our tastes for a cup o’Joe are enough to classify us as “coffee snobs.”
Authorities say a vehicle being pursued by police crashed into a house in St. Paul early Wednesday morning. Police said the car crashed into the front of a brick house on the 1300 block of Dale Street, but did not cause significant damage.
A national nonprofit foundation has awarded nearly $1.4 million to 42 projects to boost public art in St. Paul. The Knight Foundation announced the winners of its St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge on Monday.
The Minnesota Supreme Court is traveling to the southwest part of the state this week to hear a real case in front of high school students. The court will convene Wednesday morning in the gym at Worthington Senior High School.
The Como Zoo primates hear the melodic tones of her instrument as part of the volunteer enrichment program.
Five Minnesotans are among the 400 richest people in America, according to the Forbes 400 list which was released Monday morning. The highest-ranking Minnesotan is former Cargill CEO Whitney MacMillian, who is number 133. The Minneapolis resident and great-grandson of William Cargill is worth $3.9 billion.
Hundreds of uniformed firefighters are expected to gather Sunday to remember their colleagues who died in the line of duty. The Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service is held every year on the last Sunday of September.
The Kellogg-Third Street Bridge is closed to all traffic and pedestrians Friday.