Accounting for the full perimeter of the field during a Vikings' home game, there are roughly 300 people with their feet on the turf. But who are they all?
Players have been charged for NHL fights, including one notorious Minnesota incident in 1975, but those cases are the exception. Why aren't hockey fights considered assault?
Older than most historic buildings still standing in the Twin Cities, the 136-year-old bridge has long been Minneapolis' de facto welcome mat. But why was it built the way it was, with such a long angle?
It appears Minnesotans have been misled about their beloved gophers. We try to unravel the gopher mystery.
With only about 5,000 roundabouts on the nation's roads — making them still somewhat uncommon — it's natural for drivers to initially be confused.
The country's 16th largest metro doesn't dominate the Fortune 500 list because of its size.
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Sure, it's roughly in the middle of the country, but some think of the Midwest as more than a location.
One of the University of Minnesota's most profitable inventions continues to be a best-seller despite its top-priced status.
Pitchers generally pick the game jerseys worn for home games, but each one goes about the selection process differently.
Fall college tuition bills are coming due, and if the number behind that dollar sign seems high, well, it is.
By almost any measurement, Minnesota is plagued by racial disparities — in unemployment, in poverty, in homeownership. Readers want to know what's behind the inequities.
Although the lights can be seen any time of year, spring and fall, especially September and March, are the best chances to see the northern lights in Minnesota.
We asked what State Fair facts you were curious about, and several readers have done the math and want to know what happens to all that dough.
One reader wants to know what percent of Twin Cities sorted recyclables are actually recycled. Another wondered whether most of it is just sent to the dump. We get to the bottom of both questions.
There have been some mostly halfhearted attempts to label Minnesotans over the years, mostly in reference to its sports teams.
Urban "geysers" are rare. But they do happen. We get to the bottom of what makes manhole covers dance, levitate and, sometimes, explode off storm drains.
The "cake eaters" of Edina have been a target for generations. Why all the hate? Curious Minnesota tackles this reader question.
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Residents of the North Star State will persevere through the toughest blizzards, of course, and kids are drilled to take shelter away from windows during tornadoes. But earthquakes?
From Climax to Nimrod, Embarrass to Nowthen, we get to the root of some of Minnesota's most unusual place names.
The area considered southeast Minneapolis actually sits, from a bird's eye view, in the top-right quadrant of the city and north of I-94, which many consider the city's unofficial north-south divider.
Have you ever bumped into someone and uttered this phrase? Chances are you're from the Midwest.