ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — For Gale Kreykes, volunteering has always been a way of life. At 99, the St. Peter woman continues to volunteer every weekday serving and packing meals at Parkview Manor in St. Peter and for the Meals on Wheels program.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had an “openhearted talk” in Pyongyang with envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump pleaded with him Monday to back away from his threatened international tariffs, which they fear could spark a dangerous trade war. Trump retorted: “We’re not …
Hurricane Harvey made its greatest impact over 1,000 miles away, but locals in Rice County are sending aid from a distance.
Patricia Donna Mae Caron, who operated a dog rescue in town for more than a decade, was charged Tuesday with five felonies related to the rescue, SAFE Sanctuary.
Attorneys for a Northfield man charged with promoting prostitution say a quick trial will help them move the case on to the state Appellate Court.
For several months this spring, St. Olaf College was convulsed by a series of hate incidents. More than half a dozen racist notes were found across campus, including one slipped into a student’s book bag that said, “Go back to Africa.” Then, in late April, an African-American senior reported…
FARIBAULT —The St. Paul Port Authority and the Minnesota Wild had a cool idea for a window façade on the Wild’s new practice facility in St. Paul, but they also had a cool problem.
The city of Northfield, Carleton College and St. Olaf College issued a joint statement Thursday affirming that all three are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive community for all in the wake of last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy Jodi Greene, a Northfield native, returned home this week to talk about the Navy and the commissioning of the future USS Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Charges of sexual assault were filed Tuesday in connection with an April hazing incident in which 13 Carleton College students were suspended.
Keepsake Cidery owners Nate Watters and Tracy Jonkman say the best way to get an idea of the approach Keepsake Cidery takes to producing its hard cider is just to come out to the cidery.
With the sun shining brightly Saturday morning, hundreds of bikers set off from Faribault Harley Davidson for the Second Annual Heaven’s Angels Bike Run.
Minnesota’s largest individual health insurer and its largest children’s hospital system have ended a standoff affecting more than 66,000 patients.
Liz “Betty Wall” Strohfus touched a lot of people in her 96 years. Evidence of that was clear Saturday in Faribault, as hundreds packed into a municipal airport hangar to honor the World War II veteran and women’s aviation pioneer.
Donald Blom, the man who kidnapped and killed 19-year-old Moose Lake convenience store clerk Katie Poirier in one of the state’s most-publicized crimes, has returned to Minnesota.
No matter the Paris Climate Agreement, Minnesota officials said Thursday that the state’s march to reducing greenhouse gas emissions will go on.
The Minnesota State Senate on Sunday passed a $3.28 billion higher education budget that provides funding increases for Minnesota’s higher education institutions.
The Northfield Police Department confirmed Monday that it is investigating an alleged sexual assault which stemmed from a reported hazing incident on the Carleton College campus in late April.
The state’s economic development and commerce departments fared financially better in the second go-around of the omnibus job growth and energy affordability finance bill.
The students responsible for a prank that closed New Prague High School on Friday have been identified, a statement from the school district said on Monday.
A group of Minnesota sex offenders has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to examine whether the state is violating the Constitution by confining people indefinitely in prison-like treatment centers after they have already completed their criminal sentences.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed five additional deaths were related to a drug so strong that even a few grains can be deadly.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday signed the bill to bring Minnesota driver’s licenses in line with upgraded federal security standards, finally ensuring that Minnesotans won’t have to use passports to get through airport security.
With two new cases of measles confirmed in Le Sueur County the Minnesota Department of Health and county staff are pushing for vaccinations.
The pace of refugees arriving in Minnesota slowed markedly in recent months, even though President Trump’s executive order pausing resettlement remains mired in the courts.
Maypole festivals have their roots in medieval Europe, but a group from Montgomery would like to make the spring celebration a new tradition in their hometown as well.
OWATONNA — When Steele County commissioners met last month in a two-plus-hour closed session to review the performance of then county administrator Laura Elvebak, they came to the conclusion that Elvebak was not the person the commissioners wanted to carry out their vision for the future of …
St. Olaf College President David Anderson, in a second email to students Wednesday after “many requests for more information,” said the racist note found on a student’s car April 29 was “fabricated.”
Trucks, cars, trailers and tractors filled the fields and lined the roads 6 miles east of Le Sueur for one thing: the Pioneer Power Swap Meet.
During his 29 years as physical education and health teacher, and six as a substitute at Cleveland Public Schools, Dave Krenik touched a lot of lives. When Krenik’s former students learned he was battling cancer, they wanted to show him just how much he meant to them.
When Bruce Kramer and Minnesota Public Radio broadcaster Cathy Wurzer started broadcasting a series of conversations six years ago about his life and illness, it became a conversation that continues after his death.
World War II veterans Howard Hermel and LeRoy “Jim” Miller say they weren’t heroes. A crowd of over 100 Saturday at the St. Peter American Legion begged to differ.
J.C. Penney Co. announced Friday morning that the Faribault store, located in the Faribo West Mall, will be one of 138 stores to close.
A Minneapolis woman who is alleged to have taken and killed a dog in the Twin Cities has been charged in Rice County court with animal neglect after authorities say they found 66 dogs, many suffering from dehydration, at a New Prague property she was renting.
The Diocese of New Ulm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, becoming the 16th Catholic religious organization in the nation to seek protection from clergy sex abuse claims.