Federal officials say upgraded software will mean faster and less intrusive security scanning for passengers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Whenever a United States president leaves the White House and heads for the “real” America, the opposition party complains about taxpayers bankrolling a political trip. But compared to previous presidents, how often is President Barack Obama on the road?
Great travel experiences on a budget don’t have to be hard to come by.
Leave it to the Aussie’s to figure out the next great way to get things done around the house. Men, take notes!
Gov. Mark Dayton is on the road to tell his side of the budget impasse with Republican lawmakers that has led to a state government shutdown.
New York air traffic was affected by some turtles on the runways at JFK airport yesterday.
The Obama administration has decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Living in the land of 10,000 lakes and just as many parks means there are more than a few places to spend the day walking, playing or picnicking with family.
The Memorial Day weekend is considered the traditional start of the summer vacation season and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is hoping her bill will bring more tourists to Minnesota.
The American Automobile Association projects 34.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a slight increase of 0.2 percent -– or about 100,000 travelers -– from the number of people who traveled one year ago.
Every August our family heads out bright and early for Breakfast on the Farm at Gale Woods Farm, located in the far Western edge of the metro in Minnetrista.
Before takeoff and landing, we know it is coming: “ladies and gentleman, please turn off all electronic devices.” However, for many of us, it’s hard to believe that an iPod or a Kindle could really affect an airplane. So, why do we have to turn off electronics on take-off and landing?
Who needs to rent a palace when you can rent the country of Liechtenstein.
When the engines rev and the 747 goes flying down the runway, a lot of us have a hard time keeping it together. After a Southwest Airlines plane lost 5 feet of fuselage in mid-flight, it gave people with the fear of flying another reason to freak out. So, how safe is it to fly?
While the economy is improving, more people will start heading back to work and that means more traffic on the roads.
Last year 200,000 Minnesotans left this frigid, snowy land for the sun and the beaches of Mexico. But with a U.S. State Department travel warning still in effect, is Mexico safe?
The Today Show did an investigative report this morning on the tricks that hotels, resorts and restaurants use to try and get you to book with them online. We’ve got a link to the video.
January in Minnesota may mean you are feeling the stinging bite of winter winds, lack of sun and the need to just seen green again. And if the season continues this way, February and March will bring even more of a desire to soak up some rays of sun. So where do you go to spot some of the best travel deals?
Have you noticed the grumbling — at the office, on the bus, at home — “I’m sick of winter already” has become a mantra for many? Minnesotans are used to tough winters, but if this one seems especially bad.
For once this month, it’s not the snow in Minneapolis causing the headaches.
More than 70 motorists were stuck for hours Monday in biting temperatures on snow-covered highways in northwest Indiana as strong winds hampered snow plow drivers’ efforts to free them. By Monday afternoon, most had been rescued safely, but a few were still trapped by drifts.
A planned boycott of airport security scanners was a bust, but holiday travelers in the western U.S. had to contend with a chaotic mix of snow, sleet and ice.
The lines of passengers were moving swiftly and smoothly through the security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday.
Despite tough talk on the Internet, there was little if any indication of a passenger revolt at many major U.S. airports, with very few people declining the X-ray scan that can peer through their clothes.
Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole is urging travelers to avoid delaying actions at airports this Thanksgiving. Pistole recorded a public service message with suggestions for efficient security screening procedures.