If you thought your Twin Cities commute was becoming more of a hassle, your hunch was correct. The metro area has moved higher on an annual national traffic scorecard, which looks at traffic, congestion and commute times in cities across the country. The Twin Cities jumped to the 16th most congested city in the U.S. In 2012, the metro area was ranked 19th.
Minneapolis rapper P.O.S. will have kidney transplant surgery on Thursday. He announced the news in a video recorded with his colleagues at their music collective Doomtree. Alexander, 32, has been dealing with kidney disease for the past two years.
A 28-year-old Austin man survived a night that could have been fatal when police found him outdoors early Monday morning in deep snow wearing only a light jacket. The temperature at the time was 9 degrees below zero.
If you add up all the hours that the Twin Cities spent below zero it would tally out to 20.1 full days of subzero misery.
The Wild pulled the trigger today on a trade for Edmonton goalie Illya Bryzgalov in exchange for the Minnesota's 2014 fourth-round draft pick.