St. Patrick’s Day

McCoy’s Pub 5K deadline today n Participants who register by March 1 are guaranteed a shirt and glass of beer or soda   Organizers of the third annual McCoy’s Pub 5K Fun Run and Walk are hoping with a little luck of the Irish a touch of spring will arrive and a bunch of green [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer It’s the Monday after St. Patrick’s Day, and Lisa Conway’s feet are swollen. Her lower back is nagging her. And she’s seriously happy that the Irish Celebration & Day of Irish Dance at St. Paul’s Landmark Center, the 32nd annual event, if you’re counting, has gone off without a hitch. [...]

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The first ever McCoy’s Pub St. Patrick’s Day 5K run and walk attracted nearly 300 runners and walkers. There were 201 registered by race day, and another 85 that registered on the day of the event. The winner of the first-time event, which is expected to become an annual one, was Matt Olsen. Jill Varty [...]

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Metro Transit and Miller Lite are teaming up to promote responsible celebrating on St. Patrick’s Day with Miller Lite Free Rides on buses, light rail and Northstar. Free rides will be available on buses, light rail and Northstar on Saturday, March 17, from 6 p.m. through the last scheduled trip. The free-ride offer also will [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor St. Patrick’s Day has been a special day for John Kuyper and Sarah Maras of Albertville ever since they started dating more than six years ago. And now that they are engaged to be married and plan to honeymoon in Ireland this summer, they’re ready to take the holiday to a [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Rick Kupchella, founding partner and president of Bring Me the News and former KARE 11 news anchor, will attend the Zimmerman Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo to read from his book, “Girls Can!” on St. Patrick’s Day. The Zimmerman Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo will be hosted by [...]

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The Wellstead of Rogers will host a St. Patrick’s Day concert with the Irish Brigade Band. The event will be held on Monday, March 5, with the social hour beginning at 6:15 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. Admission is free with a free-will offering to benefit area senior centers. The performance will be held [...]

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