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.
David Arquette gives shoutout to MN's F1rst Wrestling on James Corden show
The Hollywood actor wrestled at at a F1rst Wrestling show at First Avenue in early 2019.
6 charged in Black Friday mass thefts at Twin Cities Best Buys
The group stole from three Best Buy stores that afternoon, the charges say.
Thieves steal large bell from rural MN church, don't get far with it
The bell was found in a ditch with tow ropes around it.
COVID: More help coming to Minnesota hospitals, Walz says
More than 200 medical professionals are coming to help at short-staffed hospitals.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Home brand plans 'flagship' store in Maple Grove AMC Theater space
This will be the company's first Minnesota location.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 28
The state is still in the process of catching up with 10,000 yet-to-be processed tests.
Twins sign 16-year-old brother of Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr.
Bryan Acuna is one of the top international prospects, according to MLB.com.
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.
Two firsts for Council of Churches with one appointment
The Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches promoted Noya Woodrich to executive director. The appointment makes her the first woman and the first American Indian to lead the organization in its 107 year history.
Fall colors lure record number of tourists to North Shore
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.
One in five jobs boasted on Wisconsin website are out of state
Nearly a fifth of the job openings on a web site touted by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as a resource for the state's unemployed are actually in Minnesota and other surrounding states. An analysis by the Associated Press says Walker repeatedly referenced the site during a speech as an option for Wisconsin job-seekers. Walker promises to add 250,000 new jobs to the state's private sector by 2015.
Record year for St. Paul Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels
Volunteers prepared 7,500 pounds of turkey for the annual Meals on Wheels Thanksgiving meal. The social service organization is serving more people in need than ever before.
Minn. father vying for 'Best Dad on Wheels'
As Father's Day approaches, a Maple Grove father of three is a national finalist in a father-of-the-year competition. Steve Laux is a marketing executive and paraplegic who could be dubbed the "Best Dad on Wheels" by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.
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