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Minnesota State Fair announces 31 new foods, 4 new vendors
June 22, 2017 - 10:57am
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Cookie dough. Corn. And once again, bacon. These are among trendy ingredients that have made their way onto the list...
Corn Palace mural replacement likely
June 20, 2017 - 11:42am
Next City Council meeting, the board is expected to decide whether the city should change the famed Corn Palace murals annually or every other...
Alerus Center inks management contract after leadership upheaval
June 16, 2017 - 1:54pm
Alerus Center leaders voted unanimously to approve a management contract for the Grand Forks building on Friday morning, setting a timeline the...
'Freezeway' gets funding for frozen trail
June 13, 2017 - 10:03am
They call it the Freezeway. The name gives you a fair idea about the project Nick Jensen is imagining for the Greenway, the grassy stretch along...
Duluth's Glensheen Mansion rebinds itself to history
June 8, 2017 - 9:59am
When Glensheen Mansion officials decided they would pull up the red carpet covering the basement floor, director Dan Hartman said they weren't...
Palace visitor numbers rising in 2017
June 8, 2017 - 9:50am
Construction in front of Mitchell's Corn Palace tourist attraction and event center hasn't hampered attendance.
Minnesota Children's Museum reopens after $30 million transformation
June 7, 2017 - 11:24am
ST. PAUL—Emma Kippley-Ogman and her 5-year-old son, Otto, were at a coffee shop on Grand Avenue when they saw the flier. "It said the Children's...
Fargo sets sights on new Teddy Roosevelt historical marker
June 7, 2017 - 11:15am
FARGO — Plans for a historical marker commemorating Teddy Roosevelt's Sept. 5, 1910, visit to the city are in the works, according to a city...
U.S. bill would ban American tourist travel to North Korea
May 25, 2017 - 3:26pm
Republican and Democratic U.S. congressmen introduced a bill on Thursday that would ban Americans from traveling to North Korea as tourists and...
Grand Forks Alerus Center negotiations with Spectra hit snag over potential Fargodome conflicts
May 25, 2017 - 10:41am
GRAND FORKS — Contract negotiations with the Philadelphia-based firm tapped to take over management of the Alerus Center are in flux after...
Higher gas price won't affect weekend tourism, officials say
May 25, 2017 - 9:16am
Even with the price of gasoline 10 cents higher than last year, tourism officials expect a strong turnout this Memorial Day weekend. "Memorial...
Spirit Lake Indian Reservation in northeast ND debates allowing alcohol at casino
May 19, 2017 - 9:07am
ST. MICHAEL, N.D. -- The Spirit Lake Tribal Council is looking at allowing alcohol to be served at its casino on Devils Lake. A vote had been...
Leech Lake voters approve plan to build new casino in Cass Lake
May 18, 2017 - 9:06am
CASS LAKE, Minn.—Tribal members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe overwhelmingly voted Tuesday, May 16, in favor of building a new casino in...
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
May 12, 2017 - 8:34am
If Spiderman was a fisherman, his walleye senses would be absolutely tingling with anticipation at the prospect of wetting a line Saturday. It’s...
Beer tourism a growing trend on all levels
May 10, 2017 - 9:17am
DULUTH — As we head into summer, now is a perfect time to talk about the growing popularity of beer tourism. Duluth is a destination for...