WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Dinner With A View In MinnesotaWhen it comes to eating out, where can be just as important as what. When a restaurant combines great food with a great view, it doesn't get much better.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Small Town In MinnesotaIn this week’s Best of Minnesota, it’s a measure of civic pride as to which of those 594 small towns is the best.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Winter 'Staycation' In MinnesotaWhile many of us are quick to head for warmer temperatures this time of year, the solace we're looking for may only be a short car ride away.
Best Local Gift Card Ideas In MinnesotaThe growing gift card industry rivals holiday gift bags in sheer sales volume. The gift card has helped retailers generate more sales. Once regarded as a mundane last-minute gift item from malls and retail chains, this prepaid cash card has become a shopper's gifting gateway.
Wild Rice And Cocktail Recipes With 'Distilled' At Grand View Lodge
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Snow Tubing In MinnesotaIf you're looking for an adrenaline rush, we've got one for you this week.
Flight Paramedic Celebrating Christmas With Family After Surviving CrashMiles Weske, 34, and two of his North Memorial crew members crashed near Alexandria while responding to a call back in September.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Waffles In MinnesotaThey're not just for breakfast anymore. Waffles are being redefined. That's what Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield found out when she went to Nisswa to find the best waffle, she also found a young entrepreneur with a plan.
Best Minnesota Spots For A Mani PediMinnesota has a whole host of options, from affordable finds to luxurious locales for decking out your digits, softening your soles and pampering yourself.
Tap Talk: Big Axe Brewing CompanyWhile it's hard to go more than a few blocks in Minneapolis or St. Paul without finding a new neighborhood taproom, several Minnesota towns remain untouched by this trend. And some, are just beginning to grow their community.
Minnesota Lawmaker To Step Down And Focus On MicrobreweryA Minnesota lawmaker is stepping away from politics to follow his love of beer. Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, announced Tuesday that he will not seek a third term in order to focus on the three businesses he runs with his wife, Barb.
State Gives Chippewa Ricers A Free Pass For The DayWith a steady cadence of drumming setting the tone, Chippewa tribal members set off in canoes into a rich sea of wild rice. They’d gathered on the shores of Hole In The Day Lake, north of Brainerd, in an intended show of civil disobedience. What they wanted to show was the free harvest of native rice without a state required license.
DNR Moves To Defuse Chippewa Plan To Test Treaty RightsThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has moved to defuse a treaty rights challenge by issuing a group of Chippewa Indians a special permit to harvest wild rice on Hole-in-the-Day Lake.
Ojibwe Group To Harvest Wild Rice In Treaty Rights TestA group of Ojibwe Native Americans has put the Dayton administration on notice that it plans to harvest wild rice without state licenses later this month to try to assert rights they believe they hold under an 1855 treaty. They plan to gather wild rice on Hole-in-the-Day Lake in Nisswa on Aug. 27 and are urging conservation officers not to issue citations or seize their wild rice or harvesting equipment.
Tap Talk: Gull Dam Brewing, Inc.We've all had those days. The days when you just need a gosh, darn drink. Well, now one brewery owner in the Brainerd/Baxter area is here to help you with those days. Only he's giving you a Gull Dam beer.