For the second year in a row, Minnesota attracted new residents from other states in 2018 and immigration continued to play an important role in the state’s population growth.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911, it was catastrophic. But was it murder?
As the release of the Mueller report this week made clear, Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election. In Illinois, Russian hackers made it into the state’s voter registration database.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has made it the longest in 10 years.
ST. PAUL — Legislation to fund agriculture, rural development and affordable workforce housing passed the Minnesota Senate Finance Committee this week.
A researcher from the University of Minnesota has identified a virus associated with a disease that can cause sudden paralysis in children.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature reconvenes for the homestretch of the 2019 session on Tuesday, with no agreements yet on any of the big issues involving taxes and spending, while the deadline looms just four weeks away.
BAXTER, Minn. — Caleb and Allison Gildner will be hopping around the Brainerd lakes area this weekend, hiding candy-filled plastic Easter eggs for a donation and others to find.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota farm where deer were found infected with a fatal brain disease has closed and the U.S. Department of Agriculture compensated the owner for euthanizing his entire herd.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.…
MINNEAPOLIS — A San Francisco man on the lam cost the Minnesota Vikings more than $70,000 in a scam involving luxury suite rentals, according to the Hennepin County attorney’s office. He also hosted pregame party in a downtown Minneapolis luxury apartment he lived in for a month, allegedly w…
Empty nesters who are thinking they have too much house are finding it isn’t all that easy to move to a smaller place. Lynn Cordova of Apple Valley knows that. About a year ago, she was looking ahead to being alone in her four-bedroom, three-bath house in Eagan.
While researching ways to grow better vegetables, recent University of Minnesota Crookston graduate Heidi Reitmeier bit on another idea: producing high-quality apples.
MINNEAPOLIS — When Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz greeted President Donald Trump on the tarmac of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport’s Air Reserve Station Monday, April 15, he had two goals:
For the dozen or so children who come to Nancy Anderson’s home in Springfield, Minn. for child care, warmer weather means time in the vegetable garden. And the MyPlate nutritional program, which makes learning about healthy food fun, is a frequent fixture in the Brown County home.
ST. PAUL — When Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as the Minnesota commissioner of education, he knew her background and passion would make her the right person for the job.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed on Wednesday to become the second Democratic presidential candidate to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel, and others are soon to follow.
From the outside, One Discovery Square looks a lot like every other new building in downtown Rochester — sleek, high ceilings and a short walk to Mayo Clinic’s campus.
FARGO — “Fortnite” is arguably one of the most successful video games of all time, generating $2.4 billion in sales last year alone. But that success is wreaking havoc on some parents’ bank accounts thanks to both fraudsters and kids who don’t understand what they’re getting into.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The man charged with throwing a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America told police he was angry at being rejected by women at the Minnesota mall and was "looking for someone to kill" when he went there last week, according to a criminal complaint Monday.
As the new members of Congress from Minnesota passed 100 days in office last week, Democrats were already looking forward to next year's election while Republicans expressed frustration with ongoing Washington gridlock.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Motorists will be required to use hands-free devices to talk on the phone while driving on Minnesota roads starting Aug. 1 under a bill that Gov. Tim Walz signed Friday to crack down on the growing problem of distracted driving.
PINE ISLAND, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dairy farmer frustrated by the industry’s rising financial pressures has taken to social media to voice his concerns in an emotional video that’s been viewed hundreds of thousands of times.
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Nimco Ahmed visited her son’s grave on a recent Saturday afternoon. He was shot while sitting in a car in Minneapolis last summer and died in the hospital.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — When Lauren Line donated around 1,000 ounces of breast milk, the Sartell nurse practitioner drove 45 minutes to Cambridge, the nearest site accepting donations.
Tyler Nigon comes from a strong agricultural background. He grew up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin that has grown increasingly diverse with crops including alfalfa, corn, wheat, soybeans and pumpkins.
ST. PAUL — Democrats say a tax bill likely to pass the Minnesota House in coming weeks would give schools much of the $1.2 billion it would raise.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is close to joining 17 other states and the District of Columbia in requiring drivers to use hands-free technology when making telephone calls.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota cancer patients who experience severe symptoms like vomiting and nausea may find relief in medical marijuana, according to a new study.
ST. PAUL — If you take Minnesota political leaders at their word, they’re committed to making health care more accessible and affordable.
Under the past three governors — Jesse Ventura, Tim Pawlenty and Mark Dayton — the omnibus elections bill has traditionally been a bipartisan effort that stood on its own.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CBD oil-infused gummy bears, lattes and other food, drinks and dietary supplements are selling quickly even though the U.S. government says they’re illegal and local authorities have forced some retailers to pull products. The confusion has the nation’s two largest state…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From sewing machines to 3D printers, makerspaces at the University of Minnesota provide students with a vast array of opportunities for creation and collaboration, and the Minnesota Student Association is pushing to make them available to more students.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gun control is dead for the session if House Democrats wrap two of their priority bills for addressing gun violence into an umbrella public safety budget bill, the top Republican in the Minnesota Senate said Thursday.
The judge overseeing the trial of former Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor in the shooting death of 911 caller Justine Ruszczyk has set a Friday hearing on her decision to withhold some evidence from the public she's deemed too graphic to view.
ZUMBROTA, Minn. — Any claim that Captain Marvel, once billed as “the world’s mightiest human,” was conceived in Zumbrota are not far off the mark.
John Linc Stine’s tenure as commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency ended in January. But after four decades in state government, he’s not giving up on improving water quality in the state’s beloved lakes, rivers and streams.
NEW YORK (AP) — Six states and the District of Columbia sued the Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, saying it weakened nutritional standards in school breakfasts and lunches when it relaxed the requirements affecting salt and refined grains last year.