Powerball Jackpot Winner Confirmed In California After Numbers AnnouncedWednesday night's Powerball drawing will be for a record-breaking $1.5 billion -- or, if you take the cash option, $930 million. What is also a record is the number of tickets sold in Minnesota.The Minnesota State Lottery says it expects to sell $20 million worth of tickets in the state.
Iowa Gov: Out Of Fashion, Never Out Of OfficeIowa Gov. Terry Branstad is about to enter the political record books as the longest serving governor in American history, dating all the way back to colonial times.
State Fair Attendance Comes Within 2.5 Percent Of All-Time RecordThe attendance numbers are in for the recently wrapped-up Great Minnesota Get-Together, and no records were broken this year.
St. Paul Saints End Year With Record-Setting SeasonThe St. Paul Saints have had quite the year! In addition to getting a new stadium, they have a new record. The Saints ended the year Monday on a high note by having a record-setting regular season.
Wis. Republicans Approve Limiting Public Access To RecordsNearly all records created by state and local elected officials would not be subject to the Wisconsin open records law under a sweeping surprise change Republicans have approved as an amendment to the state budget.
Local Restaurateur Sets Record By Selling Condo For $1.2K Per Square FootA local restaurateur set a new record for condo sales in Minneapolis after he sold his downtown space for $1,200 per square foot, according to the Star Tribune. The Star Tribune reported that Keyvan Talebi, co-owner of the Crave restaurant chain, sold Unit No. 3702 in the Carlyle for $4.3 million.
4 Things To Know: John Nash Dies, Men-Housework Study & MoreFrom Memorial Day events to "A Beautiful Mind" famous mathematician killed, here are the four stories to know for Monday, May 25.
Garth Brooks Breaks Ticket Sales Record In MinneapolisNot a huge surprise -- when you add a whopping 11 shows in one city, it's probably only a matter of time. Still, Garth Brooks announced that his nearly two-week run slated for Minneapolis in November has shattered his North American ticket sales record.
Cold Snap Sets New Daily Record For Natural Gas UsageIf you think your furnace has been running a lot this January, you're absolutely right. CenterPoint Energy said the first major cold snap in early January set a new daily record for natural gas consumption.
Minnesota Shivers But Sets No Records As cold as it's been in Minnesota, no records have fallen. The Minneapolis record that forecasters had considered the most threatened was for the coldest high temperature for this date, which was 14 degrees below zero in 1909.
After 105 Hours, A 3-Way Tie For Bell Ringing RecordAfter five days of non-stop bell ringing, the three contenders working towards the Salvation Army World Bell Ringing record have decided to walk away. The three agreed on the tie record, ending the hunt at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Patterson Sets NFL Record With 109-Yard Return Minnesota Vikings rookie Cordarrelle Patterson has set the NFL record for longest kickoff return, a 109-yard touchdown to start the game against Green Bay.
Beyond Bounds: Plain Cheerios Fuel St. Olaf's First-Year PhenomThe first-year came in first. After 251 of the region's best cross country athletes darted through the serene arboretum surrounding St. Olaf College, Noelle Olson -- who had just started college mere weeks beforehand -- came out on top.
ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Sept. 20: Emma HughesRecord-setting volleyball star Emma Hughes of New Prague is the Sept. 20 Aspire Athlete of the Week. She loves the game – and has since she first started. "It started in sixth grade when I tried out for JO volleyball," she said. "I was the youngest and I got put on a higher team. I loved it from the beginning."
Canterbury Park Breaks Season RecordCelebrating a resurgence of racing, Canterbury Park wrapped up one of its most successful seasons in its colorful history. Over the course of 69 days, attendance and handle, which is the amount of money bet on Canterbury races, rose to the highest levels since 1995.