It arrives all too quickly, but alas, it’s here: Labor Day weekend, the official end of summer. If you’ve already made your pilgrimages to the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival, what else can you do on this glorious long weekend? Plenty.
Like many places that endure long, difficult winters, Minnesota comes alive when the weather warms up. So many people from the Twin Cities — as Minneapolis and St. Paul are known — head to lakes in northern parts of the state that the city’s attractions truly open up to out-of-towners. And as in any urban area, some of the best are free.
A hazardous materials team was called to the Governor’s Mansion Monday afternoon after a staffer opened a letter covered in a small amount of white powder. Staff members called the State Patrol who then called in the St. Paul Fire Department. Firefighters, wearing protective jumpsuits, were sent in to try and figure out what that powder was.
A 51-year-old Minneapolis man who was struck by an SUV in St. Paul Saturday morning has been identified. St. Paul Police say David Wuest was biking down Summit Avenue when an SUV struck him as he crossed Snelling Avenue. The driver called 911.
There’s a haunted house under construction in St. Paul that’s expecting about 600 to 800 trick-or-treaters. The beautiful house on Summit Avenue — located near the St. Paul Cathedral — is also a home for men recovering from addiction.
The Minnesota Governor’s Residence is turning 100. And to celebrate, it’s being opened to the public.
A truck flipped over in a Friday morning crash in St. Paul, Minn. The accident happened at the intersection of Summit and Cleveland Avenues.
The Minnesota Governor’s Residence is kicking off the holidays.
A crew will head into the Chengwatana State Forest east of Pine City to cut down a 50-foot balsam fir that will grace the Governor’s Residence in St. Paul this holiday season.
Officials are planning to release stingless wasps near St. Paul’s stately Summit Avenue to combat a newly discovered infestation of emerald ash borers.
The destructive emerald ash borer has been discovered in trees near St. Paul’s historic Summit Avenue.
So much of the metro area acts as an outdoor playground, and runners have myriad opportunities for trying new routes and exploring different parts of the Cities. Here are some of the gems in the Twin Cities’ runner’s world.
The 22-year-old man who allegedly shot at police officers in a St. Paul Park standoff has been identified.
The man accused of stealing packages from porches along Summit Avenue in St. Paul over the holiday season has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
The place where Minnesota governors rest their heads is approaching a big birthday.