Today, the first day of the fair, is Thrifty Thursdays at the Minnesota State Fair. Admission prices are reduced all day, and many merchandise and food vendors offer special Thrifty Thursday bargains for all fair guests. All-day discounts are offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides, games and concessions.
The State Patrol is investigating a serious crash at 35W and County Road 10 Thursday afternoon.
The ramp to northbound 35W and County Road 10 was closed in Mounds View, creating a backup of more than five miles after a rollover accident ejected a 17-year-old from St. Paul. The condition of the teenager isn’t known.
Parts of eastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin have been buried by up to a foot of snow, complicating travel for shoppers heading to stores on Black Friday.
The nation’s shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.
Today is Seniors Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Tickets are discounted: adults and seniors get in for $10, kids (5-12) get in for $7, and children under 5 get in free.
Hundreds of horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep and even llamas will face the judges — and the public — when the 2012 Minnesota State Fair begins its run Thursday.
Cole Hamels had another shaky outing, giving up six runs in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia.
We just had our 3rd consecutive St. Patrick’s Day with a high in the 50s. Luck of the Irish? It will be cooler on Friday, but our highs around 44 degrees are still above average.
Matt Cullen had two goals and an assist, Niklas Backstrom stopped 36 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Thursday night.
Finally some good news for local holiday travelers. It’s possible that the Twin Cities will escape the so-called impending snow that’s supposed to begin Thursday.
Not all Americans tucked into turkey with their families on Thanksgiving. Some were out shopping, hitting sales ahead of the crowds expected Friday.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One" premiered at the stroke of midnight Friday morning. It’s the beginning of the end for the story of the world’s most famous Wizard.