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Minnesota Wild Opens Its 13th Season

The Minnesota Wild will try to build on last season’s playoff berth when the team opens its 13th season. The Wild takes on the Los Angeles Kings in Thursday night’s opener. Coach Mike Yeo says the Wild is looking to get better offensively. He says it’s something he and the players talk about a lot.

10/03/2013

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Curiocity: New Foods At Xcel For MN Wild Season

It may not feel like it, what with 80-degree temperatures this week, but hockey season is upon us. As the Minnesota Wild prepares for its opening night on Thursday, the cooks of Levy Restaurants at the Xcel Energy Center are busy cooking new creations for fans.

10/01/2013

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Best Places To Eat Before The Show In Minnesota

Grab a bite before the big show at one of these conveniently located Minnesota spots.

09/25/2013

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Student Leaders Fired Up As We Day Is Just Two Weeks Away

We have been talking about Minnesota’s first We Day for months, and now it is just two weeks away. Students across the state have spent the past year doing service projects to earn a ticket to We Day, which is a day-long event featuring popular musical acts and inspirational speakers. We Day comes to the Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 8.

09/24/2013

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Wild Blog: A Rivalry In the Offing?

From the moment the gates opened on Saturday night, the vibe at Xcel Energy Center was a little different than usual. Can a pre-season hockey game have a “vibe,” you ask? It can when the Winnipeg Jets are in town. Thanks to NHL realignment, the Minnesota Wild find themselves in the same division as their neighbors to the north. And if Saturday’s game is any indication, the contests between the two will be intense all season long.

09/23/2013

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Tickets For Elton John St. Paul Concert Go On Sale

Tickets go on sale Monday for Elton John’s November concert in St. Paul. John and his band will bring their “All the Hits” tour to Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 22.

09/16/2013

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We Day Minnesota Celebrity Line-Up Announced

What do Carly Rae Jepsen, Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers have in common? They’ll all be in Minnesota next month for We Day.

09/12/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Blake Shelton

If there’s one thing that every country star needs, it’s a good guitar strap. And if there’s one thing that Kimberlie Gilbertson knows, it’s how to make a solid, sturdy guitar strap that not only fulfills its intended purpose, but is specially designed for the musician lucky enough to wear it.

09/12/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gifts For Michael Bublé

When Michael Bublé comes to town on Wednesday, he’ll be greeted with a custom Bublé tour hockey stick, plus a little surprise.

09/11/2013

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Elton John Coming To Xcel Energy Center In November

Elton John is headed to Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 22, and tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16. It’s part of a 13-city tour that will feature both new music and his classic hits from a career that’s lasted five decades.

09/09/2013

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At The Taylor Swift Pre-Concert Party, This Dad Rules

You can spot a Taylor Swift fan in every foot inside St. Paul’s RiverCentre Saturday afternoon. When fan Isabelle Wyman was asked about what she likes about Swift, she clearly stated her case. “Everything. She’s nice, she’s pretty. Everything,” Isabelle said. We found a non-typical fan in her dad, Dave Wyman.

09/07/2013

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Curiocity Review: Mumford & Sons’ Rock, Restraint Doesn’t Disappoint

During a slight lull between songs, Mumford and Sons looked out across the sold-out crowd of the Xcel Energy Center and asked a simple question: “Where were you in (2008) when we played the 400 Club to 12 people?”

09/05/2013

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We Day Minnesota Helps Students Make A Difference

The first ever We Day Minnesota is coming up quick. The event will bring thousands of students together from across the state that all have a common goal: To make a difference in the world. We Day Minnesota will take place on Oct. 8 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

09/04/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gifts For Mumford & Sons

When one of the hottest bands in the world comes to Minnesota, they will be leaving with a personalized gift from one of our oldest companies. Mumford and Sons will play at the Xcel Energy Center on Sept. 4 and they’ll have four custom-made bags from Duluth Pack waiting for them when they do.

08/29/2013

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Hot Spell Pushes Xcel To Near Record Power Use

Buzzing cicadas signal yet another hot August day. But it’s the scorched lawn and grinding of an air conditioner that are Brett Severson’s clue. “My A/C is running all the time — I’d guess my bill is about $400 a month,” Severson said.

08/28/2013

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