July U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.9 PercentThe U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent and gained 157,000 jobs in July.
Even With Cold Temperatures, ASG Activities Won't Cool DownMonday's high temp of 64 is the coldest high temperature ever recorded on this date in the Twin Cities. And strong wind gusts along the streets of downtown Minneapolis really made the weather hard to ignore Monday morning.
Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party GuideThis CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
Hostess: Twinkies To Return To Shelves July 15Hostess is betting that its Twinkies comeback will be a sweet one. The company that went bankrupt after an acrimonious fight with its unionized workers last year is back up and running under new owners and a leaner structure. It says it plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15.
Tomato Fest Set For Downtown Minneapolis In JulyGet ready to toss your tomatoes. The third annual Midwest Tomato Fest will once again take over downtown Minneapolis in July. Known as the nation's largest tomato-toss, the event will converge on a square-block area on Portland Avenue and Fourth Street on July 13.
Matchbox Twenty And Matt Nathanson Headline Basilica Block PartyGrace Potter and the Nocturnals, Matchbox Twenty, and Matt Nathanson are among the headliners for the 19th-annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party.
Mbakwe Suspended After Pleading Guilty To DWITrevor Mbakwe breathed a huge sigh of relief in April when the NCAA granted the star Minnesota forward a sixth season of eligibility, giving him one more chance in a college career full of them.
July's Veteran Of The Month: Charlie Roberts July’s featured veteran is Charlie Roberts, who was a Corporal in the Marine Corps, serving with 3rd Recon Battalion in Okinawa, Japan where he conducted special operations throughout Asia.
Mpls. Police Ramp Up Speeding Enforcement In JulyPolice are reminding motorists to slow down in July as part of a statewide campaign to boost the enforcement effort on speeding drivers.
Health Department: Don’t Play In Or Drink FloodwaterThe Minnesota Department of Health is warning July 4 vacationers not to swim in, play around or drink floodwater in affect areas for it might be contaminated with sewage and sickening germs.
State Report To Tally Price Of Minn. ShutdownWas Minnesota's 20-day government shutdown a money saver or budget drain?
Teen Accused Of Stealing Credit Card Info From 'Hundreds' Of McDonald's Drive-Thru CustomersIf you got something to eat at the Monticello McDonald’s on East 7th Street in July or August, police say your credit card information may have been compromised.
Weather Blog: July’s Heat ReturnsWe will start our Tuesday on a wet note as a line of showers and thunderstorms crosses the state, but by the afternoon we will have sunshine, heat and nasty humidity.
43 Die On Minnesota Roads In JulyThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety says July was the deadliest month on Minnesota roads so far this year, and last week was one of the three deadliest weeks of 2011.
Crabby Over Crabgrass? Blame The July HeatNoticed some unwanted grass in your yard this summer? You're not alone. Crabgrass is out in full force.