The first clue for the Spicer WinterFest Medallion Hunt was revealed around 7:40 am on Saturday on Q102. By 10:45 am, officials received word that Taylor Johnson from Blaine and Jill Kraemer from St. Louis Park had found the medallion together. Johnson grew up in Willmar and was back in the … Read more
(Willmar MN-) Willmar Police K-9 officer Axel appears to be earning his keep. Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt says in 2018, Axel and his handler, Officer Chris Flatten were busy, discovering nearly 1285 grams of narcotics with a street value of nearly than $23,000. Felt says Axel's searches ha… Read more
(St. Paul, MN) -- Thousands are expected to take part in today's Womens March Minnesota in St. Paul (Saturday). The march begins at 10:30 A-M at Marion Street and Kellogg Boulevard and heads up John Ireland Boulevard to the state Capitol for a noon rally. Organizer Alicia Donahue says it's t… Read more
(Chanhassen, MN) -- It looks like a winter wonderland this morning across southern Minnesota (Saturday). A winter storm that moved through Friday dumped heavy snow especially along the Interstate 90 corridor. The National Weather Service is reporting 15 inches near Heron Lake, 14 in Madison,… Read more
(Spicer MN-) Winter is flexing it's muscles with snow and cold, and adding ambience to the 2019 Winterfest events today in Spicer. Michelle Olson of the Spicer Commercial Club says things start off with The Frozen 5K Walk/Run, beginning in front of Zorbaz at 9 a.m. Olson says events leading … Read more
(Willmar MN-) Willmar Planning and Development Director Bruce Peterson has less than two weeks left on the job before he retires after a 33-year career with the city. Peterson says his final full year was a good one, with more than 35 million dollars in new construction in 2018... Read more
(St. Paul MN-) Representative Tim Miller's new micro-caucus has issued a news release warning the DFL about overspending. The New House Republican Caucus says the Democrats are on the verge of a spending spree they say will see government increase spending to over $10,000 per person next yea… Read more
(Grove City MN-) Representative Dean Urdahl of Grove City is asking Governor Tim Walz and the DFL House Majority to allow the current so-called "sick tax" to expire at the end of this year. When it went into place several years ago it had an expiration date of January 1st 2020, but the democ… Read more
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Credit: Kevin NixonDef Leppard has announced its first North American concerts of 2019: a run of summer shows in Canada. The trek kicks off July 12 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is plotted out through a July 31 performance in Calgary, Alberta.
Kevin Mazur/WireImageRobbie Robertson, founding guitarist and main songwriter of The Band, will be presented with the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame's Lifetime Achievement Award. He'll receive the honor at the 2019 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner, held May 9 i…
Diary Records/Island RecordsFunk/soul legend Chaka Khan's first new studio album in 12 years, Hello Happiness, will be released on February 15. The seven-track collection boasts modern production while also showcasing retro soul and funk sounds.
Rhino'80s hair-metal band Skid Row's self-titled debut album was released 30 years ago this month, and in honor of the milestone, a deluxe expanded version of the record was released Friday on digital services.
Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Radio Hall of Fame(NEW YORK) -- Ahead of receiving the the Life Achievement Award at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 27, former M*A*S*H star Alan Alda has given an upbeat interview to People.
Helen Sloan/courtesy of HBO(LONDON) -- If you watched one of the latest teasers for the final season of Game of Thrones, you'll have seen Jon Snow, Sansa Stark and Arya Stark all confronting statues of themselves inside the Stark family crypt.
Craig Blankenhorn/HBO(NEW YORK) -- HBO’s Crashing, inspired by the life of comedian Pete Holmes, is back for more stand-up this weekend…and maybe a little social commentary on the side.