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  • Image: David Letterman/ Twitter Letterman 'Wrapping Things up,' to Retire in 2015

    David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV. During a taping of Thursday's edition of "Late Show," Letterman startled his audience with the news that he will step down in 2015, when his current contract with CBS expires...

  • Northrop Auditorium Set to Reopen Friday

    Friday is the official grand reopening of Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota. The revitalization project started three years ago. There are fewer seats, but they added three balconies. More of the seats have been moved within 100 feet of the stage...

  • City of Ely Continues April Fools' Day Tradition

    One northern Minnesota town really gets into the April Fools' Day spirit - every year. This year was no different. The City of Ely announced the launch of their new cable channel. This isn't Ely's first April Fools' Day joke...

  • Crews film on the Third Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis around 11 a.m. on Sunday. Third Ave. Bridge in Mpls. Closes for Film Project

    The Third Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis was closed Sunday until 4 p.m. while crews filmed the bridge for a production project. A detour sign was in place and traffic control agents were on-site to direct vehicles away from the structure that connects Central Avenue to the north and downtown Minneapolis...

  • Photo courtesy of Grand Casino Mille Lacs Medical Issue Postpones Sawyer Brown, Tate Stevens Show at Grand Casino Mille Lacs

    For the first time in more than 25 years, Sawyer Brown has postponed a concert. The show, with Tate Stevens scheduled for Saturday at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs Events & Convention Center, was postponed due to an unforeseen medical issue with one of the members of the band, according to the casino...

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in 'Noah,' out this weekend. Weekend Box Office: 'Noah' and 'Sabotage'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. Out this weekend, 'Noah' starring Russel Crow and 'Sabotage' starring Arnold Schwarzenegger...

  • Photo: Target Center/ Facebook Christine McVie Returns to Fleetwood Mac as they Kick off Tour in Mpls.

    This fall the 70's super group Fleetwood Mac is kicking off a new tour. One of its original members is also coming back. Twin Cities fans will be the first to see Christine McVie reunite with her band mates. Fleetwood Mac kicks off its “On With the Show” tour, Sept. 30 at Target Center...

  • Northwest Sports Show Features Latest Equipment for Great Outdoors

    Spring is in the air and so are dreams of outdoor adventure in Minnesota and beyond. The Northwest Sports Show kicked off Thursday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Some of the highlights of the show include a $62,000 Skeeter fishing boat. The show runs until March 30...  

  • Image: DWTS/ Facebook Robin Roberts will Guest Judge on ABC's 'Dancing'

    Robin Roberts is taking on some night work as a guest judge on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
    The "Good Morning America" anchor will appear on the show next Monday alongside the regular panelists. She's the first of several guest judges scheduled this season, including Ricky Martin and Redfoo from the band LMFAO...

  • Signs of Spring Inside: Macy's 'Secret Garden' Opens

    If you need a quick escape from this seemingly never-ending cold weather, you may find relief at Macy's in downtown Minneapolis. The store's annual flower show opened to the public Sunday. The year's theme - A Secret Garden - is filled with lush landscapes, flowers and plants in nearly every color imaginable...

  • INTERVIEW: Sneak Peek of Annual Macy's Flower Show

    After weeks of preparation, the hard work is done for the 2014 Macy’s Flower Show in downtown Minneapolis. Leah Schmidt, from Bachman’s, stopped by KSTP to talk more about the show that starts Sunday...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'Muppets Most Wanted' and 'Divergent'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. Out this weekend: We're seeing Kermit double and the young adult novel, Divergent hits the big screen. Catch Muppets Most Wanted and Divergent in theaters now...

  • Tyler, The Creator performs during the SXSW Music Festival. Tyler, The Creator, has been arrested for allegedly inciting a riot during the South By Southwest. Police say the  rapper was arrested Saturday. Attorney: Calling Tyler Show a Riot 'Inaccurate'

    An attorney for Tyler, The Creator, says the Odd Future rapper did not incite a riot at a show during South By Southwest last week and would not deliberately put fans at risk. Perry Q. Minton says in the statement released Thursday morning to The Associated Press that the events that occurred March 13 at the Scoot Inn in Austin, Texas, leading to his arrest do not constitute a riot...

  • Minn. Chefs Named Finalists for James Beard Awards

    Several Minnesota chefs have a shot at winning the biggest prize in their profession. Finalists for this year's James Beard Awards were released Tuesday. Three local chefs are up for Best Midwest Chef. Paul Berglund of Bachelor Farmer, Michelle Gayer of The Salty Tart, and Lenny Russo of Heartland are up for the award...

  • Walker Art Center's Internet Cat Festival Returns this Summer

    Calling all cat lovers - it's time to nominate your favorite feline flick for the Walker Art Center's third annual Internet Cat Video Festival. The free event takes place on August 14 at Open Field in Minneapolis. Some of the categories include comedy, drama, musical, action-adventure and cute...

  •  A medical examiner's vehicle is photographed by the media as it pulls out of a garage at a building where the body of fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found, Monday, March 17, 2014, in New York. Fashion Designer L'Wren Scott Found Dead in Manhattan Apartment

    L'Wren Scott, who left her small-town Utah home as a teenager to become a model in Paris, then a top Hollywood stylist and finally a high-end fashion designer best known as the longtime girlfriend of Mick Jagger, has died in what was being investigated as an apparent suicide...

  • 'Irish Day of Dance' Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    In honor of St. Patrick's Day an event brought some Irish culture to St. Paul. The Landmark Center in St. Paul hosted the annual Irish Day of Dance where 600 dancers showed off their skills. The festivities will continue on Monday...

  • Youngest Contestant on ABC's Shark Tank Pitches Invention

    A young entrepreneur is proving she can swim with the sharks. On Friday night, 7-year-old Kiowa Kavovit shared her invention on ABC's Shark Tank, which airs on KSTP-TV. She’s the youngest person ever to pitch a business idea on the show...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'Need for Speed' and 'Veronica Mars'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. Out this weekend "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul brings a video game to life and a history-making Kickstarter project finally hits theaters...

  • New Exhibit Highlights the History of the St. Croix Valley

    If you've ever been interested in learning more about the history of the St. Croix Valley you'll want to check out the exhibit - Marine on St. Croix 1830s-1930s: 100 Years of Change. According to Washington County, the exhibit starts with the history of loggers in the St. Croix Valley and the tools they used...

  • Rashad Charjuan Owens faces charges of two counts of capital murder and 23 counts of aggravated assault. South by Southwest in Texas Goes on After Crash Kills 2

    Fleeing police, a driver gunned a sedan through a street barricade and into a crowd of South by Southwest festival attendees shortly after midnight Thursday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and casting a pall over one of the nation's hippest celebrations of music, movies and technology...

  • St. Patrick's Day Events: Worst Irish Tenor Named, Miss Shamrock to be Crowned

    Paddy Driscoll has been dubbed the winner of the Worst Irish Tenor Contest. All the fun was held Wednesday night at Mancini's Char House in St. Paul. It was part of the run up to the St. Paddy's Day Parade...

  • Photo: Twin Cities/ The Great Bull Run Running of the Bulls Events Scheduled in Elk River

    A version of Spain's Running of the Bulls is scheduled to take place in Minnesota. In the event, runners sprint a quarter of a mile with live bulls. They can jump over fences to escape along the course if needed. Organizers say there is a real risk of injury but it's not as dangerous as you might think...

  • This image released by CBS shows, from left, Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch, Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons in a scene from 3-Year Theory: Big Renewal Deal for 'Big Bang'

    CBS says it's renewing its hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory" for three more years. The extraordinary three-year deal would carry TV's most-watched sitcom through the 2016-2017 season, the series' 10th on the air.
      

  • In this Sept. 3, 2010 file photo, author Joe McGinniss, who worked on a book on former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, posed for a photograph at the home he was renting next to Palin's home in Wasilla, Alaska. 'Fatal Vision' Author Joe McGinniss Dies at Age 71

    Joe McGinniss wasn't one to let a story tell itself. Whether insisting on the guilt of a murder suspect after seemingly befriending him or moving next door to Sarah Palin's house for a most unauthorized biography, McGinniss was unique in his determination to get the most inside information, in how publicly he burned bridges with his subjects and how memorably he placed himself in the narrative...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' '300: Rise of an Empire' and 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. Out this weekend: "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "300: Rise of an Empire" and "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."



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