MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Jan. 31, 2016.
Number One: Controversial Costumes
Several Mound Westonka High School students are facing consequences after wearing questionable costumes to a charity fundraiser at the school.
On Wednesday night, the school held its 12th annual dodgeball tournament to raise money for Relay for Life.
At least seven students showed up in costumes that some felt resembled garb worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Number Two: Poll Numbers Ahead Of Iowa
The Iowa caucus is slated for Monday.
A new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics poll shows businessman Donald Trump five points ahead of Sen. Ted Cruz.
For the Democrats, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is only ahead of Sen. Bernie Sanders by three points.
WCCO-TV’s Pat Kessler will start his reports from Iowa Sunday night at 10 p.m.
Number Three: TwinsFest Continues
Fans can get autographs Sunday from many current and former Twins players.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids ages 14 and younger.
TwinsFest goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Number Four: Beargrease Sled Dog Race
The Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon starts at 11 a.m. Sunday in Two Harbors.
It is the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 and it features world class mushers.
There are four defending champions racing in the 32nd running of the race.
More than 400 sled dogs and their mushers will race 383 miles up to Grand Portgage and back to just north of Duluth.
The first mushers are expected to cross the finish line Wednesday morning,