Theodore Wirth Park
Evergreen trees in western Wisconsin – the Hudson area specifically – are dying. It may be related to the drought, but forestry specialists still aren’t sure why it’s so centralized. In Minneapolis’ Theodore Wirth Park, evergreens seem to be green and healthy. And the Minnesota DNR says they have not seen a dying evergreen problem on the state’s east side.
Many of us do what we can to avoid the sting of a honey bee, but more and more people are starting hobby hives. The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Department has a unique program that lets you dabble in beekeeping. They’re offering a class on it at Theodore Wirth Park.
This weekend the City of Lakes Loppet returns to Minneapolis, and once again dogs will be among those taking part.
Five degrees is just a measurement when you’re on the ice for the first time. Just a few hours after opening his Christmas gifts, 3-year-old Everett Smith and his family hit the outdoor rink at Groveland in St. Paul.
This year’s wimpy winter is now having an impact on a big Minneapolis event — the City of Lakes Loppet, which will take place next weekend.
First it was the dog sled marathon, then it was the snow sculpting competition, now the unusually warm temperatures have forced changes in the City of Lakes Loppet.
The body of a 17-year-old Minneapolis boy has been recovered at Wirth Lake.
A 17-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison for the beating death of James Teto Grant, who was found dead in Theodore Wirth Park.
A second teen has pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree intentional murder in the beating death of a man in Golden Valley, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.