Nobody does a state fair like Minnesota. And nobody does The State Fair like Minnesotans. Everyone’s got a fair hack — that little trick that makes you an insider, the one you swear by, the one that makes your trip (or trips!) to the fair the best possible time — till next year. Clark Gregor Read more →
The House of Representatives passed an exemption from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act paving the way for construction of a new $690 million bridge over the St. Croix River to replace the Stillwater Lift Bridge.
You’ll soon have a chance to weigh in on the DNR’s draft plan to guide state and regional parks and trails Legacy Amendment funding for the next quarter century. The plan will be available for review and public comment starting early next month.
KSTP-TV posted some curious video captured in St. Paul under the headline ‘Unidentified flying object spotted in Twin Cities.’ Another version of the same odd lights in the night sky showed up on YouTube. Who’s going to jump in with an explanation?
A group of pals in the Twin Cities used balloons to send a video camera skyward. But their plan to retrieve the camera and what they hoped would be amazing pictures went awry. Now they’re asking the internet: Have you seen our camera?
Kari Filipi spends a ton of time at the Minnesota Zoo as a volunteer. So when she sees the animals doing something odd, you know it must by really weird. She took this video of some very excited little piggies.
A woman in Minneapolis is on a mission to save a Canada goose with fish line tangled around one of its legs. She’s organizing efforts to rescue the goose. She’s making lots of phone calls. She’s blogging about the animal’s ordeal. Is this an admiral quest? Or a misguided effort?
Police and state troopers spent hours hunting for a mother and son who got lost in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Dakota County. How hard is it to find your way out of a park in a major metro area?
There’s not much activity visible these days at the downtown St. Paul building owned by the Church of Scientology. Just a few months ago, the place was buzzing as construction crews got busy converting the former Science Museum of Minnesota into the church’s new regional offices.
The Minnesota Zoo launched its 2010 photo contest a few weeks ago. Lots of people already have submitted some fun pictures. Check out this slideshow of the entries so far.