Photos: Here's how Minneapolis celebrated Fourth of July alongside the riverfront
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Red, White & Boom! event returned this Fourth of July offering live entertainment, a variety of food trucks and the popular fireworks display.
Your photos: How Minnesotans celebrated National Bike and Roll to School Day
More than 150 schools across the state participated in the event aimed at promoting safe walking and biking, reducing traffic crashes that harm pedestrians and connecting families.
Photos: Astronomy day at UMD prepares visitors for eclipse
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium at the University of Minnesota Duluth campus hosted an Astronomy Day Saturday. The event engaged community members to learn about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday.
Photos: Maple Grove celebrates Holi, the Hindu festival of colors
Holi, known as the Hindu festival of colors, is typically observed in March in India, Nepal and other South Asian Countries. MPR News freelance photographer Liam James Doyle went to Maple Grove on Saturday for Holi festivities hosted by the Marathi Association of Minnesota at the Hindu Temple.
Mercy me: Photos show what humans have done to the planet in the Anthropocene age
Anthropocene refers to the age of humans — the things we’ve done to Earth. Geologists just rejected a proposal to declare an official “Anthropocene epoch.” But everyone agrees: Damage has been done.
Spring snow storm: Your photos and snowfall totals from around Minnesota
The season’s biggest snowfall hit Minnesota on Sunday. The Twin Cities metro area and much of Minnesota saw nearly 6-8 inches of snow from late Sunday into early Monday.