Minneapolis' waterfront could be the site of a whitewater rafting and kayaking park in a few years. Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources has published a study that says the Mississippi River through downtown Minneapolis is a suitable spot for the whitewater course.
The traditional last long weekend of the summer brought a throng of visitors to outdoor recreation areas. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was no exception, despite a severe storm July 4th that downed millions of trees over more than 300,000 acres. But the area is already showing signs of recovery.
An MPR poll shows Senator Rod Grams may be in trouble in his bid for re-election. The results could cause several Democrats to jump off the fence and into the race.
Governor Ventura will be a guest referee at a Target Center match in August and donate $100,000 fee to two charities. He could make $2 million.
Minneapolis isn't rolling over when it comes to pushing a new stadium plan, even though the Minnesota Twins have pledged to work only with St. Paul.
The Twins commit to St. Paul's push for a baseball stadium; abandoning Minneapolis - for now.
The Minneapolis City Council begrudgingly approves a resolution that may lead to a new stadium for the Twins.
Norm Coleman's stadium gambit puts Minneapolis officials right where he wants them.
After a year, researchers have only about one-third of the participants they need to test an AIDS vaccine.