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General Mills to close Calif. cereal plant, Mass. yogurt facility

A day after General Mills Inc. said it would begin $100 million in new cost reductions due to flagging sales, it announced the closing of two manufacturing plants in California and Massachusetts, one that makes cereal and one that makes yogurt.

Beyond the food truck, Hola Arepa has a tasty way to say 'hello'

REVIEW: At lively Hola Arepa, the welcome transition from food truck to stand-alone restaurant is seamless, and impressive. If a Food Truck 101 course is being taught somewhere, surely the Hola Arepa story will become a chapter in the class’ textbook.





Florimon claimed off waivers by Nats

Opening Day shortstop spent most of the season at Class AAA Rochester

John Holiday is featured voice at SPCO this weekend

The countertenor will sing Handel and Vivaldi in an early-music concert at the neighborhood locations.

Let's Talk About the Facts of Enterovirus D68

With the first confirmed case of Enterovirus D68, many parents are scared and unsure what to look for.





Local music notes: Radio K turns 21

Radio K can booze it up all it wants now. The University of Minnesota’s intoxicating radio station (770 AM, 100.7 or 104.5 FM) will hit the streets to celebrate …

Hartman: Peterson still might return to Vikings this season

Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, who held a news conference Wednesday placing star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, taking him off the team but …

Souhan: Peterson only hastened his departure

It’s surprising that the Waffling Wilfs have looked so conflicted and confused on their twisted journey to finally suspending Adrian Peterson. Even if Peterson had maintained the façade of an …


Twitter recap of Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial

Read all of my tweets sent during Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

Michelle MacDonald's trial for suspicion of drunk driving and resisting arrest has begun.

Is the yellow-bellied sapsucker destined to be our new state bird?

There stands a chance that Minnesota will find itself in the market for a new state bird if evolving changes in the climate continue at the current pace.