Sunday night wraps up the busiest shopping weekend of the year. While analysts say Super Saturday draws even bigger numbers than Black Friday, Sunday also drew in big crowds.
Sunday marked another day of protests in Minneapolis. The protesters are joining a nationwide effort to demonstrate against what they consider police brutality. It follows the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two men who were killed by police officers. In both cases, grand juries reviewed the evidence and did not indict the officers.
Minnesota lawmakers next year are preparing again to take up the issue of Sunday liquor sales. Minnesota is one of only 12 states that require liquor stores to be closed on Sundays. And many Minnesota consumers cross the border to Wisconsin, where Sunday sales are legal.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning that running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and play Sunday at New Orleans. Hours later, Peterson issued a statement on the incident, opening up about the child abuse allegations for the first time.
Stock up on beer, wine and liquor on Saturday. The Minnesota Senate soundly defeated a repeal of the state’s law barring liquor stores from being open on Sundays. The chamber voted in favor of allowing craft beer tap rooms to sell growlers for takeaway on Sundays, but then the bill got pulled from debate.
A state senator pushing to undo Minnesota’s restrictions on Sunday liquor store sales has claimed an incremental victory while acknowledging he probably won’t get his full wish this year.
Two people are in the hospital Sunday after a fire in Brooklyn Park, Minn. When firefighters were clearing another fire, they were called to 6324 Xylon Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.
A state representative is pushing to change the liquor law that prohibits stores from selling alcohol on Sundays.
The debate over whether to lift Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor sales is bubbling up again. This time, activists plan to enlist craft beer drinkers to their cause. Minnesota Beer Activists is launching a public awareness campaign for Sunday liquor sales in the coming weeks.
You’ll want to give yourself some extra time on your way into work Monday morning. The plows haven’t been able to clear all the snow that fell Sunday. And the biggest reason for the delays? A coating of ice beneath that new layer of snow.
The Chicago Bears’ game against the Baltimore Ravens is being delayed because of heavy rain and wind. Play was stopped with just under five minutes left in the first quarter with the Ravens leading 10-0 on Sunday.
Adrian Peterson is suited up for Minnesota’s game against Carolina. One of the star running back’s sons, a 2-year-old in South Dakota, died Friday after an alleged attack in a child abuse case.
Thousands of runners and spectators will be out this weekend for the 32nd annual Twin Cities Marathon. More than 28,000 participants will compete in running events Saturday and Sunday. Saturday events at the state Capitol include the TC 10K and the TC 5K Run/Walk.
Jordan Cameron caught three touchdown passes, including the go-ahead grab in the back of the end zone with 51 seconds left, and the Cleveland Browns kept the Minnesota Vikings winless with a 31-27 victory Sunday.
Shoppers at Mall of American can pick up a sweet treat Sunday while taking in a little shopping. There will be a giant lemonade stand set up in the rotunda from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.