DEA: Minn. Collects 5,600 Lbs. Of Drugs In Nat'l Prescription Drug Take-Back DayThe State Of Minnesota took in 5,600 pounds of prescription drugs as part of the DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative (NTBI) on Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the DEA.
Fall Theater Preview In MinnesotaAutumn has arrived, and with it some of the finest theater performances west of Broadway.
Gwen Jorgensen Wins Chicago Triathlon To Take World TitleGwen Jorgensen won the ITU World Triathlon Series' Grand Final on Friday for her second straight season championship. Jorgensen, from St. Paul, Minnesota, has won 12 straight events. She finished the 1,500-meter swim in Lake Michigan, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 36 seconds, rallying from 17th after the bike leg.
Sean Emery: A Quarter Century Of Serious Clowning At The Minnesota State FairThe show has ended, and a throng of fans make their way to the front of the stage at the Minnesota State Fair's Baldwin Park on a sticky August afternoon. Several people just want a moment with the mandolin-playing, fire-juggling, unicycle-riding, wise-cracking guy they just watched for the past half hour.
New Chicago Target Store To Start Serving Up CocktailsCoffee shops and fast food giants like Starbucks and Chipotle now offer alcohol along with their other products. Now, it looks like Target is testing the tipsy waters.
A 48 Hour Guide To ChicagoA practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America's third largest city.
Backpage Ad Site: Aider Of Traffickers, Or Way To Stop Them?Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it?
Chicago Homicide Suspect Arrested In SuperiorSheriff's officials say a man wanted for killing a 7-year-old boy in Chicago has been arrested in northwestern Wisconsin.
Chicago Man Sentenced For Shooting, Killing 2 Men In MinneapolisA 22-year-old Chicago man learned he will spend the next 55 years in prison for shooting and killing two men in north Minneapolis in April, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat TricksWade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.
Amtrak: 2nd Daily St. Paul-To-Chicago Train Could Be PopularA new Amtrak study says adding a second round-trip between St. Paul and Chicago could prove to be popular. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation as well as La Crosse County in Wisconsin asked Amtrak to conduct the study.
A History Lover's Travel Guide To ChicagoThe Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Castro Lifts Cubs Past Twins In 10 InningsStarlin Castro walked out of Target Field on Friday night with his head hanging following another rough day at shortstop. Less than 24 hours later, he was feeling a lot better.
Chicago Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In April Double KillingA 22-year-old Chicago man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree murder in the April shooting deaths of two men on Minneapolis’ north side.
Woodbury Police: Young Sisters Located After Going Missing In WisconsinWoodbury police are asking for the public's help to find three children who were not returned to their father's custody after a visit to their maternal grandparents. The children -- Kianna Dixon, 10; K'Aaliyah Abigale Dixon, 9; and Keivonnah La'Corda Dixon, 7 -- were allowed to visit their grandparents in Wisconsin from May 15 until May 29.