A Lovely Evening For A National Night OutOn this Top 10 Weather Day, it's not just the perfect time to get outdoors.
Warm Weather Slows Loppet Festival To A WalkBut, in its 13th year, the Loppet Festival is dealing with a new Minnesota tradition--lack of snow.
Melting Snow Tough On Ski Shops, Outdoor EnthusiastsWhile the snow is piling up on the East Coast, we're enjoying temperatures in the 40's here in the Twin Cities.
Warm Weather Delays Open For Hockey Rinks, Tubing LiftsOur mild December means a lot of outdoor activities in Minneapolis have been put on hold.
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Flooding Closes Twin Cities Streets, Delays ConstructionMany areas of the Twin Cities have already seen several inches of rain, and with more in the forecast flooding is becoming a big concern in some areas. Some city streets are closed Tuesday morning because of flooding with the water not allowing traffic to pass through.
Police: Body Found ID'd As Missing Minneapolis WomanAuthorities said a body found earlier this week near Theodore Wirth Park is that of a Minneapolis woman who had been missing for the last month. Golden Valley Police were called to the area of Wirth Parkway and Plymouth Avenue on Tuesday on a report of a body found near a set of railroad tracks.
Rybak Talks About Life After Suffering A Heart AttackJust days after leaving the office as Minneapolis mayor for 12 years, R.T. Rybak suffered a life-threatening heart attack while skiing on a weekend afternoon at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis back in January.
4 Weeks After Heart Attack, Rybak Skis In LoppetAs the lights glistened on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, skiers took part in a celebration of Minnesota winter. Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was ready to slip on his ski boots. You would never know his last ski trip was almost his very last. "I did come a little closer to not being here than I'd probably ever want to," Rybak said. On Jan. 7, Rybak was skiing in Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis when he suffered a major heart attack.
Minneapolis Hosting City Of Lakes Loppet At Theodore Wirth ParkIf you're getting outside this weekend, you’re encouraged head over to one of the most fun events the City of Minneapolis has to offer. Saturday is day two of the annual City of Lakes Loppet at Theodore Wirth Park.
Minnesotans Prepare For Brutal ColdMany people were out and about Saturday, running last-minute errands in preparation to stay at home for a few days. Grocery stores were busy with people stocking up before the winter blast. At Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, cross-country skiers and runners got out and enjoyed the brief stint of warmer temperatures. Minneapolis Parks and Recreation is closing all of its facilities Saturday at 6 p.m. until Tuesday at noon because of the weather.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak Hospitalized After Heart AttackFormer Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is recovering in the hospital Saturday afternoon after suffering chest pains while cross-country skiing. According to officials at Abbot Northwestern Hospital, Rybak had completed 7.7 miles of skiing at Theodore Wirth Park with his wife before complaining of chest pains and shortness of breath. The former mayor was taken by ambulance to Abbot at 1 p.m., where he underwent an angioplasty and received two stents. Officials say he is currently resting. Rybak was upbeat when he tweeted two and a half hours after being admitted.