Minnesotans joined together in the fight against HIV and aids as part of World Aids Day.
Free clinics were held in St. Paul and Minneapolis offering free HIV testing Sunday.
Approximately 300 new infections are reported in Minnesota each year.
Each winter St. Paul's Phalen Park is transformed into a fantasy of lights and color.
While you're enjoying the magical sculptures and displays of the Lights in the Park event, you're also helping to raise money for local charities.
The holiday season is now officially underway in St. Paul as the tree was lit this evening at Rice Park.
The blue spruce, towering at 65 feet tall and 25 feet wide is covered in 15,000 lights and sits at the Landmark Plaza, adjacent to Rice Park in downtown St. Paul.
KSTP's Dave Dahl was the Master of Ceremonies.
There were some unusual outfits Saturday in St. Paul for the inaugural Ugly Sweater 5k Run at Harriet Island.
About 4,000 runners and walkers were encouraged to hit the streets in the ugliest outfits they could find.
This is traditionally the time of year when cities across the metro start to light up parks for the holidays.
Yet in one St. Paul park, there's a noticeable difference.
That's because costs are up and donations are down, according to officials. That means, there's less holiday lights on display at Mears Park.
The infamous “St. Grand” makes a debut this season and gives the red kettles a much needed boost Friday, according to the Salvation Army.
A man who led police on a car pursuit following a traffic stop in St. Paul was injured in a Friday evening police-involved shooting incident, according to the St. Paul Police Department.
Just after 5 p.m. on Friday, a St. Paul police officer stopped a vehicle near Front Avenue and Marion Street. During the traffic stop, the vehicle drove away, police said.
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