It appears we are right smack dab in the middle of our least favorite season in Minnesota — construction. As such, a number of road construction projects will tangle up traffic through the weekend.
There are three potential headaches awaiting motorists in the metro this weekend. A section of Highway 62 — between Highway 100 and 35W — is closed in both directions for the weekend, as crews are demolishing the Penn Avenue Bridge. The closure will last until 5 Monday morning, and detours are posted.
The Minnesota Legislature is meeting over the weekend as the clock counts down on the regular session. The House and Senate are both convening Saturday.
Large crowds are expected at pubs across the Twin Cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. Festivities are expected to start as early Friday evening and last through Sunday night and into Monday.
Falling temps and forecasted snow for Feb. 1-4 have caused MnDOT to postpone weekend construction on the Xerxes Avenue Bridge.
Some scheduled construction work means that buses will be replacing trains along a stretch of the Hiawatha LRT line this weekend.
Get ready for yet another weekend of major road closures across the Twin Cities metro.
Extensive flood damage in northeast Minnesota could disrupt your weekend plans.
Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen say the weekend storms have probably eliminated the drought in many areas of the state due to an unusually dry winter, which threatened lake levels and crop irrigation.
Interstate 94 in Minneapolis will remain open this weekend after plans to close the road fell through (again) due to the impending stormy weather, MnDOT said.
It will be a little cooler than average this weekend, and try to remember what April showers bring.
If 2010 was a middling year that offered few movies I loved without reservation, 2011 is an embarrassment of riches. It’s entirely possible that Black Swan wouldn’t have even cracked the top ten this year, and at least five of the movies listed below would’ve probably been my #1 for the last two or three years running.
Our temps finally shot up over average Friday with a high of 61 degrees (that’s 5 degrees warmer than average). Lucky for us, the mild air will stay in place right through the weekend.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has decided against filing charges in the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man, after video at the scene showed reason for self-defense.
A heavily traveled thoroughfare in the Twin Cities will be closed this weekend.