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Super Bowl LII: Dateline Minnesota

Rochelle Olson updates you on Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Super Bowl LII
February 4, 2018
Jennifer Lopez performs at the Directv Super Saturday Night at The Armory on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis.

An entertaining Jennifer Lopez doesn't generate electricity at the Armory

She's a terrific dancer but the show was too Vegas-y on the night before the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018

Super Bowl visitors: Ditch extra winter gear here to help the homeless

An Edina woman has launched a collection drive to gather extra winter gear Super Bowl visitors may be stocking up on for the frigid temperatures, donating it to the homeless.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
A flash mob of nearly 100 people danced to Prince in St. Paul's Rice Park.

Flash mob brings Prince to St. Paul's Ice Palace

The crowd parted as the group, clad in purple fur bomber hats, danced to "Let's Go Crazy."
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
Lester Holt a 'little disappointed' he's not spending Super Bowl weekend with President Trump

Lester Holt a 'little disappointed' he's not spending Super Bowl weekend with President Trump

The NBC News anchor was excited about broadcasting from Minneapolis for the first time.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
Crowds line up for Adam Thielen at Mall of America

Crowds line up for Adam Thielen at Mall of America

"It couldn't happen to a better guy."
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
DJ Questlove spins Prince tunes for late-night party at Dakota Jazz Club

DJ Questlove spins Prince tunes for late-night party at Dakota Jazz Club

The pride of Philadelphia is one of the biggest fans of Minneapolis' most famous musicmaker.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
Celebrity chefs boogie down for Andrew Zimmern's Uptown party

Celebrity chefs boogie down for Andrew Zimmern's Uptown party

Zimmern was Top Chef when it came to entertaining friends Friday.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
Despite a nasty cold, Pink shows her prowess as singer, athlete at Armory

Despite a nasty cold, Pink shows her prowess as singer, athlete at Armory

For her encore at the new Armory, she tumbled in mid-air while flying over the crowd and singing.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
Adrian Peterson: 'At the end of the day, I'll always be purple.'

Adrian Peterson: 'At the end of the day, I'll always be purple.'

Former Viking wants to play at least three or four more years.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2018
Philly native Kevin Hart apologizes to Vikings fans on behalf of his city

Philly native Kevin Hart apologizes to Vikings fans on behalf of his city

The comedian shared mostly new material at Target Center concert.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
Minneapolis' must-see neighborhood is ... St. Paul?

Minneapolis' must-see neighborhood is ... St. Paul?

Minnesotans, known for enthusiastically defending ourselves against perceived media snubs, quickly criticized a CNN article.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
Chefs create soulful gathering in North Minneapolis for Super Bowl visitors

Chefs create soulful gathering in North Minneapolis for Super Bowl visitors

The oxtails, collard greens and cornbread continue Thursday and Friday nights.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
Just in time for the Super Bowl crowd: Tesla cars for rent

Just in time for the Super Bowl crowd: Tesla cars for rent

For those who only want to look, the luxury cars are on display at the Mall of America.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
Blooomington woman sizes up a Super Bowl ring

Blooomington woman sizes up a Super Bowl ring

Former Steelers Barrett Brooks slips a ring on a fan's finger.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
Super letdown: Cardi B's spendy party underlines buyer-beware warnings

Super letdown: Cardi B's spendy party underlines buyer-beware warnings

The hip-hop star's "live" appearance at Privé nightclub was her first of four Super Bowl-related gigs this week.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Feb. 1, 2018, en route to a House and Senate Republican conference

Trump says he'll visit Minnesota. Will it be for the Super Bowl?

He told a crowd Thursday that he's planning a visit to Minnesota. But the Super Bowl Host Committee there has been "nothing to indicate that he is" coming.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
The Armory shines in Nomadic Live's opening night with Imagine Dragons

The Armory shines in Nomadic Live's opening night with Imagine Dragons

The first show in the NFL-affiliated concert series was also the first big test for the newly remade venue.
Super Bowl LII
February 2, 2018
Justin Timberlake shows off new album, dance moves at Prince's Paisley Park

Justin Timberlake shows off new album, dance moves at Prince's Paisley Park

The pop megastar held a listening party but seemed more enthralled dancing to Prince's "Purple Rain" band, the Revolution.
Super Bowl LII
February 1, 2018
Super Bowl fan frenzy at the Mall of America

Super Bowl fan frenzy at the Mall of America

Fans get up close to football heroes
Super Bowl LII
February 1, 2018
Nonprofit volunteers riding Metro Transit with opioid antidote on Super Bowl weekend

Nonprofit volunteers riding Metro Transit with opioid antidote on Super Bowl weekend

The Steve Rummler HOPE Network, a nonprofit, will also be providing naloxone to first responders, volunteers and the public free of charge.
Super Bowl LII
February 1, 2018
A $1 snowball? North Loop vending machine dispenses a temporary Minnesota souvenir

A $1 snowball? North Loop vending machine dispenses a temporary Minnesota souvenir

The proceeds from snowball sales go to local nonprofit Wilderness Inquiry.
Super Bowl LII
February 1, 2018

Con artists preying on football fans

Law enforcement officials have seized about $15.69 million worth of counterfeit merchandise.
Super Bowl LII
February 1, 2018
See the private Minneapolis club where many celebs will hang this week

See the private Minneapolis club where many celebs will hang this week

The members-only Brick & Mortar in the Warehouse District was rented out by an elite talent agency this week.
Super Bowl LII
January 31, 2018
Mall of America Food Court is hot spot for spotting athletes, celebrities

Mall of America Food Court is hot spot for spotting athletes, celebrities

Fan Gallery at Mall of America is red zone for checking out the Super Bowl operation, stargazing. Dozens of broadcasters are on the third floor near the food court virtually night and day.
Super Bowl LII
January 31, 2018
Minnesota Viking Everson Griffen helped Emilio Rubio, 3, lift mock weights at the Kids Tailgate Party at Target Center.

Snack attack at Target Center features healthy kid-created treats

The first Kids Tailgate party may become an annual Super Bowl event.