Minnesota has the 11th lowest violent crime rate in the country, so relatively speaking we're a pretty safe state. The number crunchers at SafeWise analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report -- and have determined that St. Joseph remains among the safest spots in the state.
We all know about the explosion of Minnesota breweries and wineries in recent years, but the next big thing is likely going to be cideries. One of the first, and largest, cideries in the state is right here in our own backyard - Milk and Honey Ciders just outside of Cold Spring.
This weekend's going to be a busy one in Cold Spring as the 2015 Hometown Pride Days get cranked up with live music, great food, street dancing, city-wide garage sales, and a whole lot more. Here's the complete rundown: