DNR To Crack Down On Drunken Boating Over 4th Of July WeekendTo help keep everyone safe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officers and other authorities will be increasing water patrols to crack down on drunken boaters.
Officials Urge Caution When Calling 911 For Fireworks ComplaintsPolice ask that residents call 911 if they think property is in danger of catching fire or if someone is hurt.
Fireworks-Related Damages In Minn. Costing Thousands AnnuallyThe state of Minnesota blames fireworks for more than $5,700 in damage to homes and businesses each year.
Mpls. Area Marching Band Treated For Heat After July 4th ParadeThe temperature reached 90 degrees in Bristol, Rhode Island, during Wednesday's parade. A band from Saint Anthony Village was marching in it.
Fireworks, Parades & Salutes: Americans Celebrate July 4With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans celebrated Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday.
Tricky Weather Can't Deter Mpls. July 4th Fireworks SeekersIt has been a wild ride weather-wise in Minnesota this Fourth of July.
Storms Don’t Stop Delano Fourth Of July ParadePeople prepared for the elements with tents and ponchos, but the storms cleared in time for one of the best parades in Minnesota.
Defending Champ Joey Chestnut Sets Record With 74 Hot DogsJoey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time.
Dog Owners Urged To Be Mindful Of Pets Ahead Of FireworksA good reminder for pet owners: Plan ahead before the Fourth of July fireworks start.
Healthy Fourth Of July RecipesProfile by Sanford offers these recipes to help enjoy grilling season while making healthy choices.
Amid Fourth Of July Celebrations, Some Sense Division In The Nation Americans are marking Independence Day with parades, fireworks and, for some, a renewed sense of pride in their 242-year-old nation. For others, a sense of a United States divided weighs heavy on its quintessential holiday.
How Do Fireworks Work?WCCO-TV gets an inside look on what makes fireworks tick -- and boom!
How To Keep Your Pets Safe During July 4 FireworksFor families, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate. But for pets, it can often be a dangerous holiday.
Southwest Minn. Roads, Homes Succumb To FloodwatersThe torrential rain in southwestern Minnesota has left some neighborhoods and roads under water.
Red, White & Boom Half Marathon Canceled Due To Expected HeatRace officials said those who have registered for the half marathon have the option to run one of two shorter distances.