lighter side

Clown mask.

Clown sightings raise concerns among Annandale residents

Stay away from sewer grates if you're in the area.

Robocop statue

Why a giant Robocop statue could end up in the middle of Wisconsin

Other than being awesome, turns out there's a local connection.

Swan rescue

Swan does exactly what you'd expect in the back of deputy's squad car

The bird was rescued in Chisago Co., and things got... messy.

The notorious incomplete Target in Hollywood.

After nearly a decade, famously incomplete Hollywood Target finally opens

The "Target Husk" even had its own quirky social media presence.

Josh Hartnett

Hold up: State now considers Josh Hartnett a 'former' Minnesotan?

We didn't get the memo, but apparently his card was revoked.

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Nearly 30 years later, toy boat launched from Duluth finally washes ashore

It was launched as part of an elementary school class project.

Taco Bell

Taco Bell cutting potatoes from the menu, and people are freaking out

The fast food chain's latest move isn't going over so well.

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'Mystery reader' leaving vintage Star Tribune newspapers around town

The Strib reports they've been found in their vending boxes.

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan is getting married

Her boyfriend popped the question this past week. She said yes.

A marijuana display at the Bakken Museum.

What's up with the Bakken Museum 'throwing shade' at MN weed laws?

A photo of the museum's empty cannabis planter went viral thanks to a reddit post.

Ice-T has a message for Welch, MN.

Rapper Ice-T has a message for the people of Welch, MN

The hip hop artist wants the area to know he'll be "in the building" on June 15

plymouth police baby

Plymouth parents welcome new baby... in their driveway

The birth was quite the surprise for a couple of local cops on Friday.

Hennepin County marrying couples for free on Valentine's Day

You can say "I do" at no charge during your lunch break on Thursday

Chaska PD: Sorry, covered 'speed limit' signs don't mean there's no speed limit

The department cleared up a mystery about the signs in a weekend Facebook post.

Minnesota 'Baby Jesus' thefts seem to be part of a national trend

Manger thefts are apparently on the rise, and no one's really sure why.