ST. PAUL (AP) - City officials estimated that 450,000 people came here last summer to track down many of the 101 Snoopy statues scattered around downtown and city neighborhoods as part of the hometown tribute to the late "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz.
...Chicago Greeter" is previewing this month and then will start again in the spring, said Dorothy Coyle, the director of the city tourism office. "I've heard of visitors here two or three days who don't get more than two blocks from their...
20 years ago (1982) - Exploding for five runs in the fifth inning, Manager Paul Jenkins' Brainerd American Legion Baseball team defeated Little Falls 9-7 at Little Falls Monday night to claim the regular-season championship of the three-team Central Minnesota League.
...She also volunteers at the zoo and as an usher at Chicago theater productions, is president of the board of directors of the city's Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, and takes at least one yearly trip as a volunteer with Earthwatch, a scientific...
MARCH 31 - 80 years ago (1925) - The city council voted to construct a sidewalk down the so-called "cemetery hill." The matter of shrubbery around the city hall was postponed.
...home-stomping ground'' that has influenced her character and moral development. Richard Norton Smith, director of the city's Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, praised her willingness to talk about breast cancer and drug addictions...
NEW YORK - Subway service in densely populated Brooklyn was delayed early Wednesday after a subway derailment sent jolted passengers skidding along the floors of their cars. Nearly 90 people were injured.
CROSSLAKE - Ten years of faith and patience are bearing fruit for about a half dozen people of Presbyterian heritage who began meeting roughly a decade ago for Bible study and fellowship.
Once a scourge only in scattered pockets of America, methamphetamine is now fueling an epidemic that has branched out from the West through the heartland states, into cities, suburbs and hamlets nationwide. At least 12 million Americans have tried meth, one of the most addictive of all illegal drugs. This story is another in a series examining meth's toll.
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