April 9, 2013
Winona County and city officials say they are not seeing the same levels of sand mining they were only a year ago. Piles of sand seen just a year ago in Winona are gone and truck traffic has diminished considerably, a result of a drop in the production of natural gas.
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Beat the winter blues at the Como Zoo Conservatory
On the first day of spring, few signs of the season can be found in our snow-covered landscape. But inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in St. Paul, the temperature is tropical and vibrant colors speckle the glass rooms. A variety of plants and blooming flowers are displayed at the 98-year-old site, and they can be the perfect antidote for our winter-weary eyes.
Appetites: Parka restaurant
The restaurant in Minneapolis shares space with a retailer.
Basilica honors Pope Francis
The Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis was decked out in papal colors.
The Beargrease gets going
The 373-mile John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon begins in Duluth.
Photos of the week
This week: Sled dog mushers, same-sex marriage hearings and rejoicing Catholics.
High school hockey tourney scenes
The state tournaments are big events at the end of every winter.
Minnesota Scenes: Your February
Here's our favorites from your February submissions.
Snowstorm ushers in March
The slow-moving snowstorm made travel difficult across the region.
Senate gun hearing scenes
Gun rights advocates and gun control supporters had their say.
Twin Cities' newest foodie hot spot
It's a short stretch of North Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis.