Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.
A monthly economic survey shows businesses looking forward to steady growth for the next six months.
St. Louis has joined the ranks of St. Paul, Minnesota and Houston, Texas as cities in which Macy’s has closed the doors of a downtown department store.
Robert “Bobby” Tufts hasn’t made it to preschool yet, but he’s already been elected twice as mayor of a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota.
St. Louis beat out Orlando, FL, Minneapolis, MN and Pittsburgh, PA on the list. Notoriously sinful Las Vegas, NV came in at number ten.
National Weather Service hydrologist Mark Fuchs says as many as four inches could fall Friday and Friday night.
Iowa still solidly led the pack with 1.87 billion bushels, followed by Minnesota’s 1.37 billion and Nebraska’s 1.29 billion.
Months of drought have left the Mississippi near historic low levels, a problem worsened last month when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced the outflow from an upper Missouri River dam.
29-year-old Darnell Vaughn has pleaded not guilty in St. Louis County to charges linked to last summer’s shooting deaths of Tasheera Jackson and Claudia Williams.
Bernard Cherkasov, chief executive of the gay-rights group Equality Illinois, says the election results showed same-sex marriage winning in four states.