Boat-sharing businesses are booming, in part because women are becoming more comfortable piloting their own watercraft without the hassles of ownership, the Star Tribune reports. Ladies-only outings -- including book clubs, wine tastings and networking lunches -- have become a familiar sight on local lakes.
Southern Minnesota city named most stunning small town in MN
And it ranks No. 42 out of 50 on the ranking of each state's stunning towns.
Suspect steals keys from woman at Wayzata school, drives off in her car
It happened during a basketball game at Wayzata East Middle School in Plymouth.
Defense attorney sentenced to workhouse for swindling client
She told the client he was facing 15-20 years in prison unless he stumped up more cash.
Mike Zimmer's Vikings tenure was pockmarked by disputes with staff
Mike Zimmer's "my way or the highway" approach didn't work out in the end.
Walz announces $200 reward for families who get kids aged 5-11 vaccinated
It's the latest incentive program launched by the State of Minnesota.
Hockey community rallies around player who's fighting cancer
They sent him off with a show of support on Sunday.
Tesla commits to buying nickel from proposed Minnesota mine
The mine has yet to go through the permitting process.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 11
Minnesota has set a new statewide record high test positivity rate.
Vulgar new Lady Gaga song written in Minnesota
Should we be proud? Lady Gaga tweeted Saturday that she wrote her new single right after her last Minnesota concert. We were going to embed the song here for you to enjoy on our site, but, the lyrics are far too vulgar. We'll instead point you to YouTube if you're interested (cover the childrens' ears).
First lady plans to visit with families of Sikh shooting victims in Wis.
First lady Michelle Obama will be in Wisconsin this week to meet with family members of those killed and injured in a Sikh temple shooting earlier this month. The administration's outreach to the Sikh community comes after a lone gunman shot and killed six members of a Sikh temple outside of Milwaukee before turning the gun on himself.
Detroit Lakes Jimmy Buffet fan club wins national award
Hardcore fans of singer Jimmy Buffett call themselves 'Parrot Heads'. The Detoit Lakes Parrot Heads Club earned a top award from the Jimmy Buffett Parrot Heads in Paradise. The award is for charitable and environmental work.
SE Minn. winery takes top honors at University of Minnesota competition
Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery in Spring Valley took top honors at the fourth annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition at the U of M on Thursday, the Post Bulletin reports. The Four Daughters 2011 La Crescent beat out more than 325 wines from 12 states and Canada to win the Minnesota's Governor's Cup trophy and "Best of Show" for the top white wine.
Oh, dear: 'Donna the deer lady' makes unforgettable radio show call
Bemused radio hosts of Y94 FM in Fargo chuckled through a recent call from a woman who is convinced that deer-crossing signs are there for the deer – signals to the animals that certain spots in the road are safe for crossing. The upset woman says she can't understand why highway officials direct the deer to cross busy roadways and wants them moved to lower-traffic areas. The radio station insists the call was not a joke.
First Lady bringing Obama re-election campaign to Minneapolis
Michelle Obama will hold a fundraiser at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on March 16th. Donors are being asked to contribute amounts ranging from $250 to $10,000.
Kris is not the only Humphries in divorce court
While Kris Humphries' divorce drags on longer than his marriage lasted, his parents are reportedly also splitting up. The basketball star's father, William Humphries, owns a chain of hamburger restaurants across Minnesota. The elder Humphries' union lasted considerably longer than Kris' 72 day marriage to reality TV celebrity Kim Kardashian.
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