As hundreds gathered to watch the Duluth Superior Pride Festival's annual parade Sunday, many of those marching said it was moving to see such a wide base of support.
A Brainerd man was injured when he lost control of his car and crashed on Highway 210 near Riverton Sunday. The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened just after 10 a.m. The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Storms moving across Lake Superior lit up the skies in Duluth on Sunday. WDIO Photographer Jamie Merideth captured the sight from West Skyline Parkway around 8:40 p.m.
The Minnesota State Fair experienced a record-breaking day on Saturday. Fair officials said 252,092 people attended, breaking the all-time record for the highest attended single day in the fair's history. As of Saturday, people visited the fairgrounds nearly 1.5 million times this year.
The St. Paul police union is defending three officers caught on camera using a stun gun on a man who was sitting in a downtown skyway. The man said he did nothing wrong. Police say he refused "numerous lawful orders for an extended period of time."
Wisconsin apple growers say they expect their crop this fall to be good despite concerns over last year's unusually heavy harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Wisconsin produced nearly 42 million pounds of apples last year. A representative of the Wisconsin Apple Growers Association says the trees are still recovering, but they're catching up.
The Duluth Children's Museum held is sixth annual Bubble Festival in the Duluth Heritage Sports Center and the Clyde Iron Works parking lot on Sunday. The festival draws 2,500 to 4,000 visitors every year, according to the museum's president. The purpose is to give back to the community and give the kids a fun, educational experience.
While more Americans are expected to hit the road for Labor Day weekend, Duluth is hoping to see its own increase in tourism numbers. Although gas prices are on the decline, some increases in travel-related expenses are encouraging vacationing families to pay attention to their budgets.
Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during the Labor Day weekend last year, and analysts say they could fall even further heading into the fall.