We all need to exercise, but it’s pretty easy to find an excuse to skip a workout if you don’t have a gym, or if you’re going to the wrong one. Whether basic, big box, or boutique — not all are created equal. Small health clubs like Snap and Anytime Fitness offer a no-frills workout. They never shut off the lights. “Obviously we’re open anytime. That’s 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, even on holidays.
Minneapolis Public Schools has rolled out a new achievement program that will specifically address the needs of the largest demographic group within the district — black males.
A Coon Rapids, Minn. man pleaded guilty this week to stalking a minor with sexual or aggressive intent after he allegedly filmed boys changing clothes at the Andover YMCA, according to the Anoka County Attorney’s office. Robert Dennis Minor, 54, was also charged in March 2013 with four counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors and two counts of use of minors in a sexual performance.
Minneapolis’ most famous pint-sized rap stars are taking it to the next level. The hip-hop group created the viral hit “Hot Cheetos and Takis” last summer. Now, they are now being featured in the back-to-school campaign for Kmart.
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.
Nearly 50 elementary school students are sick following a trip to YMCA Camp Pepin earlier this week, officials say. Farmington Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen said a group of fifth graders from Akin Road Elementary brought the illness – which is reportedly acting like a norovirus – with them to the camp earlier this week.
Although a peek out the window would tell you otherwise, summer is just around the corner.
Phone calls from a man accused of photographing boys as they dressed in a YMCA locker room led to charges Friday for a Columbus, Minn., man who allegedly did the same thing.
It may seem strange to be thinking about summer camps for the kids right now. But registration for some of the most popular camps has already started, and those openings are filling up fast.
A 53-year-old Coon Rapids man has been charged with allegedly taking pictures of young boys while they were changing at area YMCAs in the north Twin Cities metro, according to the Anoka County Attorney’s Office.
A local YMCA group recorded this smash hit.
Police say a man believed to be intoxicated got behind the wheel of a bus that was left running at a Minnesota homeless shelter and steered it into a nearby snow bank.
The holiday season is off to a rough start for a Christmas tree stand in St. Paul.
For many kids, summer includes a trip to camp where they learn and make new friends but the mission is much bigger at one camp: tackling kids’ widening waistlines.
Spinning is the trendy term for the recent explosion of classes centered around choreographed group rides on stationary bikes, usually led by an instructor with heavy background music to keep you moving. Each individual rider is responsible for controlling his or her own flywheel resistance, pedal rate and following the intense instructions, but the Twin Cities’ best instructors will push you harder than you thought possible, and keep you coming back for more.