Twin Cities Engineer Says Comedy Show Helped Boost Interest In Her NonprofitIt wasn't the intent of the comedy bit, but now a national television show is boosting interest in an organization that provides financial help to women who want to become engineers.
MN State Patrol Seeking New State TroopersThe Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a few good men and women to hit the state's highways. The patrol is hiring a new round of State Troopers, in part to replace many who are retiring. Trooper Lee McClure says the job is all about keeping motorists safe, including from drivers breaking the law like those who try to text while driving.
World's Largest Plane Takes Off From MSP Wednesday Night The world's largest plane is sitting on the tarmac at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Antonov 225 landed at MSP over the weekend. Operators of the aircraft postponed its take off until 9 p.m. Wednesday night.
Washburn High School Students First To Get Tickets For Presidential VisitBeginning at noon Wednesday single tickets will be available first-come, first-served for folks who want to see the President on his second visit of the year to the Twin Cities. President Obama will hold a town hall Thursday at Minnehaha Park before attending a private fundraiser in the evening.
Minnesotan To Meet: WCCO Radio's John HinesIf you don't recognize his name, you most certainly recognize his voice. Generations of Minnesotans have heard John Hines on the air for more than 42 years. He graduated from Minneapolis Roosevelt in 1971 and went to Brown Institute just three days later.