April 10, 2013
The cities of Fargo, N.D. and Moorhead, Minn. have purchased and removed hundreds of flood-prone homes along the Red River since the record flood of 2009. In some cases, permanent levees now protect the remaining homes. As a result, the cities require fewer sandbags and less manpower when fighting floods now. The region is gearing up for another major flood this year.
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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.