Hundreds of people are riding the North Shore Scenic Railway, which was recently featured on CNN. Thousands of tourists are packing state parks and Split Rock Lighthouse.
Boy arrested in St. Paul hit-and-run that killed 70-year-old woman
Phoua Hang is remembered as a community leader.
Former priest in Minnesota charged with sexually assaulting friend
The priest allegedly got the victim drunk.
Student loans cancelled for 1,380 Minnesota ITT Tech students
President Joe Biden moved to cancel the federal debt this week.
Twine kills 2 young ospreys in Long Lake, Minnesota
One bird was found hanging by its leg from the nest.
School district sued by teachers' union over staff 'gag order'
The district has faced heightened scrutiny for months now.
After dozens of arrests, concern over rising 'militaristic' weapons on MN streets
The U.S. Attorney provided an update on the violent crime strategy in collaboration with federal and local law enforcement agencies.
Outrage after ‘vote with bullets’ remarks from GOP Senate candidate
The candidate's comments were recently brought to light in a video recording.
2 killed after driver crosses center line near Silver Lake
A toddler in the vehicle survived the crash.
WCCO-TV launching new newscast, adds North Carolina anchor, meteorologist
The new newscast will debut on Labor Day.
The answer to winter woes: St. Paul's upcoming Palm Springs-style supper club
Take a first look at inside the menu at The Apostle Supper Club.
Guilty plea: Ex-Mayo Clinic researcher tried to fly to Syria and fight for ISIS
Muhammad Masood, 30, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Blu Ice Bar along north shore of Minnesota
The shorelines of Lake Superior is home to a large outdoor ice bar known as "Blu." It's located about 10 miles north of Two Harbors. WCCO reports this ice bar features 60,000 pounds of ice transformed into chandeliers, benches, shot glasses, and sculptures, including a 16-foot replica of the Split Rock Lighthouse. Blu is open Fridays and Saturdays.
Record number of Americans traveling this Thanksgiving
More than 40 million Americans are expected to drive, fly or ride trains to their Thanksgiving destinations this year -- that's according to AAA. The travel tracker says it's the highest number since the start of the recession.
Number of bikini marchers in Minnesota parade falls far short of record
Despite protests by city council members, a group of bikini-wearing women -- and a couple of men in bikini tops -- marched in the Paddlefish Days Parade Saturday afternoon in the southern Minnesota town of Madison Lake. About 39 participants took part in the bikini march -- far below the 451 need to break the mark in the Guiness Book of World Records.
North Shore marks 42 years since Edmund Fitzgerald sinking
It's the only day you can tour Split Rock Lighthouse after dark.
Can Minnesota be the number one state on two wheels?
Apparently plenty of bikers are able to squeeze their wallets into their Lycra shorts. Bicycle tourism is big business, bringing hundreds of millions of dollars to Minnesota. At a summit in Mankato this week, state agencies and private groups will focus on how to become the nation's premier destination for bike tourists.
Minnesota's fall colors threatened by hot, dry weather
Thanks to the hot, dry weather this summer in Minnesota, hopes for a vibrant fall colors are fading away. In addition to lawns and crops, the weather conditions could impact trees and plants of all species, causing some of them to change color early.
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