A La Crosse, Wis.-based U.S. Geological Survey research team is traveling across Minnesota and Wisconsin collecting data to learn more about loon migration patterns.
After winning the NHL championship with the Chicago Blackhawks this year, Nick Leddy received his celebratory day with the Stanley Cup. The Eden Prairie, Minn. native toured the Cup around the Twin Cities, making stops at several places including the Eden Prairie Community Center, where Leddy played hockey as a kid, and the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital on Friday, July 12, 2013.
With the proliferation of local farmers markets, cheesemakers and breweries, packing local food for a picnic, trip, or camp out can make for a more interesting trip and a richer experience.
Somalis in Minnesota commemorated Somali Independence Day this weekend as the 52nd anniversary of their country's struggle for independence.
Racing at Canterbury Park, Gorillas at the zoo, Duluth in the fog and a lot of high water around the Twin Cities in the aftermath of sever weather. All that and more of our favorite photos submitted by audience members in June.
The first women's flag football teams were organized in the Twin Cities nearly a decade ago to help raise funds for various causes. Popularity and team numbers grew. Then, seven years ago, the women won approval to compete in the Hmong Freedom Celebration from the organizers, the St. Paul-based Lao Family Community.
Restaurateurs, such as The Bachelor Farmer in Minneapolis, have been creatively pairing food and cocktails.
Residents and utility crews on Saturday were assessing and repairing the damage from a severe storm on Friday night. The National Weather Service said that the worst damage from the storm was centered in the metro area, with hundreds of trees and power lines down throughout the Twin Cities.
People around the world were up at the crack of dawn on Friday to celebrate the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Thousands of people from the steel canyons of New York to the stone figures of England took part in solstice celebrations marking the beginning of summer, while south of the Equator, celebrants marked the official start of winter.
The owners of The Buttered Tin, a new bakery and restaurant, have set out to change the culture of the lowertown neighborhood of St. Paul.
A mosquito control helicopter crashed into a Maplewood garage on Wednesday, killing the pilot.
Nearly 200 riders appeared at the 14th annual Nature Valley Grand Prix pro bike race, the state's biggest competitive bicycling event. The Uptown Minneapolis Criterium on Friday was part of the event, which also includes races in St. Paul, Cannon Falls, Menomonie and Stillwater.