Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsThere is never a shortage of things to do in the Twin Cities and there always seems to be a good variety. That's true this weekend.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsThere is nothing better than the postseason when it comes to high school sports. For many programs, it's about proving the resume that was built over the course of the regular season. This week, we feature two hockey playoff games and top match-ups in boys hockey and boys basketball.
Hollywood Greenlights Movie About Stillwater TeenWarner Brothers has given the greenlight to make a movie about a Stillwater teen's life. The film, called "Clouds," is based on the life of 18-year-old Zach Sobiech, who lost his battle with cancer in 2013.
Parents Demand Stillwater Schools Stay OpenParents in the Stillwater School District made it clear Thursday that they are against the district closing three elementary schools. The district wants to close Withrow, Marine and Oak Park schools in what is being called the BOLD proposal.
Powerball Jackpot Winner Confirmed In California After Numbers AnnouncedWednesday night's Powerball drawing will be for a record-breaking $1.5 billion -- or, if you take the cash option, $930 million. What is also a record is the number of tickets sold in Minnesota.The Minnesota State Lottery says it expects to sell $20 million worth of tickets in the state.
Cash-For-Gold Kiosks Popping Up At Twin Cities Grocery StoresSelf-service kiosks are popping up to sell all sorts of things these days, from DVDs and video games at Redbox to even beer at Target Field. Now, there's a new game in town.
Minnesotans Buy Up Powerball Tickets As Jackpot Soars To $900MYou only have a few hours to try to win the largest lottery jackpot in history. The Powerball jackpot soared to $900 million Saturday morning. Lottery retailers around Minnesota are trying to keep up with demand.
4 Things To Know: Stillwater School Closings, NY Miners Trapped, Charlie Hebdo & MoreFrom a community meeting addressing the potential closing of three elementary schools in Stillwater to the anniversary of the terror attacks on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, here's a look at the four stories to know about from January 7.
Community Meeting To Be Held To Address Potential Stillwater School ClosingsA community meeting being held Thursday night to address the potential closing of three elementary schools in Stillwater is expected to get heated. The Stillwater Area School District introduced a proposal that would close three elementary schools, Marine, Withrow and Oak Park, beginning in 2017.
Parents Rally Against Stillwater School ClosingsSome parents in the Stillwater Area School District are trying to stop a proposal that would close three elementary schools. The district is planning to shut down the schools beginning in 2017. Officials say the schools are no longer efficient to operate because of their low enrollment.
Crews Work To Keep St. Croix River Flowing To Help With Bridge ConstructionArea lakes and rivers are beginning to freeze over as cold air finally moves in. But workers on the St. Croix River aren't too happy about that. Construction crews are working to keep the water moving so they can keep working on the new St. Croix Crossing.
Stillwater Neighbors At Odds Over Pond Skating RinkSome Twin Cities neighbors are at odds over a holding pond that's been turned into a skating rink. The pond is in the Millbrook neighborhood in Stillwater.