Central Minnesota's Girl Scout troops will be well represented at the 100th anniversary of the organization Saturday in Washington, D.C. About 100 local Girl Scouts will appear on behalf of more than 35 troops. About 200,000 people are expected to attend the Girl Scouts Rock the Mall sing-a-long event at the National Mall.
Eric Perkins, Miss Minnesota, Paul Fletcher create new podcast
The podcast is released Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and is available wherever you find podcasts.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota
The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.
Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Girl Scouts bumping up the price of cookies by 50 cents a box
The cookies sure disappear easily. Next year a little more money will, too. Regardless of whether you're a Trefoils gal or a Do-Si-Dos guy, each box will set you back four bucks next year if you buy them from the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys. The council is raising cookie prices for the first time since 2004.
Girl Scouts to open temporary store at the Mall of America
The store will open Thursday, but you won't be able to buy cookies yet. The troops get first dibs selling door-to-door, WCCO reports. You'll be able to buy Thin Mints and Samoas at the scouts' pop-up store starting Feb. 20.
Biggest Boy Scout group in Minn. won't ban gays
Minnesota's biggest Boy Scout group says that gays and lesbians remain welcome in its troops, despite a national announcement that the Boy Scouts of America will continue to bar those who are "open or avowed homosexuals." "We're a reflection of the community," said Kent York, spokesman for the Northern Star Council, which has 75,000 Scouts in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Backers of new Stillwater bridge make their case in D.C.
A coalition of local city officials and residents are in Washington D.C. to meet with lawmakers and lobby for speedy passage of a bill that would clear the way for the new bridge.
Ex-Coleman staffers detail D.C. experiences in fictional novel 'Capitol Hell'
A pair of ex-staffers for former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman have a released a new novel that weaves in their personal experiences working in Washington, D.C., among the tale of a fictional Minnesota Senator on the rise in the nation's capitol. "Capitol Hell" is described as a saucy novel about crazy co-workers and high-maintenance politicians, among other things.
St. Cloud couple will mark 11th anniversary on 11/11/11
In 2000 Kay and Dean Wagner picked their wedding date partly because it was easy to remember. They didn't anticipate this year's bonanza of 11's but realized it about a year ago. Anniversary party with eleven guests? No, just a nice dinner out.
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