Heat Proves Too Much For Some Minneapolis SchoolsMinneapolis schools tried fans, popsicles, ice and outdoor classes before finally giving in to a late-summer heat wave.
Heat Wave Closes Dozens Of Mpls. Schools For Rest Of The WeekClasses are canceled for the rest of the week at 27 schools in Minneapolis. High humidity and sweltering temps, combined with some buildings lacking air conditioning has canceled class on Thursday and Friday at more than two dozen schools, which will then resume class on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Students will not need to make up the canceled days.
For 1st Time, Fireworks Won't Fly In Red Wing On July 4 This summer, for the first time since the scenic river town of Red Wing started celebrating Independence Day, it won't have fireworks to mark the holiday. A committee couldn't come up with the money necessary to put the show on.
Minnesota Orchestra Season Officially CanceledIt's official. The rest of the Minnesota Orchestra season has been canceled. But the musicians could still play again this year.
Minnesota Twins Game Rescheduled Due To WeatherA windy, wintry mix of light snow and rain forced the Minnesota Twins to postpone their inter-league series finale against the New York Mets on Sunday.
Washburn HS Racial Incident Cancels Parent Meeting, Community Still StirringA Minneapolis Public School says they are "deeply disturbed" after a racial incident involving a baby doll occurred last Friday at Washburn High School.
Lockout Of SPCO Musicians Begins A lockout of musicians is now under way at the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, which has canceled its concerts through Nov. 4.
SoundTown 2012 Canceled Due To Low Ticket SalesThe SoundTown Music and Camping Festival scheduled for July 27-28 has been canceled, according to its promoters Jam Productions and Somerstar Entertainment.
Canterbury Park Cancels Fourth Of July Racing, EventsExtreme temperatures and intense heat have forced all live racing and Fourth of July festivities to be canceled at Canterbury Park.
Eastbound I-94 Closure CanceledDue to cold and wet weather, the closure of eastbound I-94 in Minneapolis between I-35W and Highway 280 that was scheduled for April 27-30 has been canceled. The eastbound I-94 closure will be rescheduled for a later date this spring.
Chris Cook's Court Appearance CanceledJailed Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook may have to spend another night behind bars.