Imagine running in a marathon while carrying a noisy, unwieldy instrument – and wearing a skirt. For years, a band of busy bagpipers have made it their mission to fill as many pubs as possible with the sounds of Ireland.
Updated: March 15, 2013, - 01:17 PM
Bird-watchers from all over the country flock to a frozen Iron Range bog in hopes of spotting rarely seen species flying south out of Canada.
Updated: March 09, 2013, - 08:09 PM
“Green” grocery bags once were going to save the planet. Now they’re multiplying in closets.
Updated: February 25, 2013, - 06:36 PM
In a report likely to surprise pet fanciers, the American Veterinary Medical Association found that Minnesota ranks 42nd in pet ownership. The news is even worse for dog lovers.
Updated: February 08, 2013, - 12:36 PM
A half-century after their heyday, soda fountain drinks are making a comeback.
Updated: February 07, 2013, - 09:43 AM
Calling all pudgy pooches and fat cats. It’s time to get your humans to enter you in “The Biggest Shedder,” a weight-loss contest for overweight pets.
Updated: February 05, 2013, - 09:02 AM
The former vice president will visit Minneapolis to talk about the global forces affecting our lives and what we can do to control them.
Updated: February 02, 2013, - 06:15 PM
A Minnesota cowboy has one of the toughest jobs in the World’s Toughest Rodeo. “I’ve been dreaming of doing this since I was 5 years old,” he says.
Updated: January 31, 2013, - 09:58 AM
A terrorist has planted a bomb in Minneapolis, and a crack team of military operatives has only six hours to find it. Relax; it’s not real. It’s the plot of a comic book created by local artist Mitch Gerads.
Updated: January 25, 2013, - 03:02 PM