Remodeling at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport means passengers may need to adjust how they head through security checkpoints.
RED WING, Minn. — Visitors to the fantasy kingdom at Renaissance Festival in Shakopee each year see dozens of interesting characters walking around the grounds. One of those characters is the Dragon Lady.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in opposition to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule which that gives health care workers leeway to refuse to provide services, including abortio…
The Trump administration announced this week new rules that would penalize legal immigrants who rely on public benefits, but many low-income immigrants and refugees in Minnesota already started withdrawing from social welfare programs months ago, according to several nonprofits serving refug…
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court this week limited the use of body cavity searches that police are authorized to perform in their attempts to obtain evidence.
Wildlife managers from across Minnesota say Department of Natural Resources leadership is mismanaging the upcoming timber harvest in a way that risks altering state forest lands for the animals that depend on them and for people who recreate there.
Among the lesser-known stories from the Dylan and Duluth mythology is the Rolling Thunder Revue group vacation, as Louie Kemp describes it in his memoir “Dylan and Me: 50 Years of Adventures.” Dylan and friends, fresh from the mid-1970s carnival-esque pop-up cross-continent small-venue road …
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan criticized the state Department of Human Services on Wednesday for not meaningfully consulting two Native American tribes that the agency allegedly overpaid $25.3 million.
Aug. 15, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of Woodstock, the huge three-day concert that came to symbolize the 1960s’ counterculture. Two now-Minnesotans who attended went on to very different lives, but have fond memories of the event, which shaped a generation.
U of M researchers are working to develop smart vehicle technology to help drivers merge more safely and reduce crashes at potentially dangerous locations.
ST. PAUL — Advocates pushing for emergency access to insulin sent a clear message to Minnesota lawmakers on Wednesday, Aug. 14: get it done.
Despite meeting a renewable energy standard passed a dozen years ago, some Minnesota elected officials from both parties are trying to figure out how to do more to cut emissions that contribute to climate change.
Calonna Carlisle’s bright blue bedroom in the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville is draped in gymnastics medals and pageant sashes, including one from the time she was in the Miss Black Minnesota competition. On display is a porcelain Native American doll from a trip to South Dakota. At her hig…
A nonprofit Minnesota law firm is suing DFL state Attorney General Keith Ellison over the arrangement that brought a particular lawyer into his office in June.
ST. PAUL — Four cases of severe lung injury in Minnesota that may be related to vaping have state health officials concerned that what’s been billed by some as a relatively harmless substitution for smoking has hidden dangers, especially among young people.
The opioid epidemic has claimed thousands of lives across Minnesota over the last two decades, but there are some signs the situation may be improving. The number of prescriptions for a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses rose dramatically last year.
ST. PAUL — The state shouldn’t look to the Legislature to help it pay a $25 million bill to the federal government, the chair of a key committee said Tuesday.
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — As headline after headline points out the woes of rural America — the fallout from a U.S./China trade war and more — Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., is working to change the narrative.
The Minneapolis City Council is taking up sweeping new restrictions on strip clubs. Members of the council heard public testimony Monday on a proposal to impose regulations on adult entertainment venues.
Greater Minnesota has given many refugees eager to make their mark in the American economy what the Twin Cities could not: ample jobs.
Banks and technology companies drove a broad slide in stocks on Wall Street Monday afternoon that knocked the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 400 points lower.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said he’ll continue to push for the passage of gun control legislation but won’t call back lawmakers for a special legislative session until he knows there’s consensus on the proposals.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mukhtar Ibrahim wasn’t planning on a reporting career when he came to Minnesota from East Africa in 2005. But the teenager quickly grasped journalism’s value, and he wanted in.
ST. PAUL — The trade organization representing farmers, processors, distributors and others in the hemp industry on Monday, Aug. 12, announced that Joe Radinovich would become the group’s executive director.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans who have called for an explanation about turnover and turmoil within the Department of Human Services may get some answers this week.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Monday announced his pick to lead the Department of Human Services following top-level turnover there in recent weeks.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota prisons punished trouble-making inmates with solitary confinement a record 8,281 times last year, according to state Department of Corrections data. And that was before the agency officially reversed course on a policy meant to stem such punishment.
ST. PAUL — A key Republican lawmaker said he is open to holding meetings on gun control proposals and other public safety measures following a pair of deadly shootings in Texas and Ohio.
ROSEAU, Minn. — Nurse Darcy Wakefield crosses from Canada into Minnesota four days a week to help deliver babies. It’s a job she loves — and one she says she’ll soon have to quit.
An alleged domestic terrorist accused of firebombing a suburban Twin Cities mosque is challenging the evidence that the FBI collected on him. Michael Hari faces federal hate crime and explosives charges in connection with the attack on the Dar al Farooq Islamic Center two years ago.
A recent study by Wallethub.com ranks Minnesota as the top state for health care based on factors like the cost, access, and outcomes of treatment. While its neighbor states of North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin rank in the top 20 best in the nation.
There are plenty of factors that keep people inside on nice days — the biggest barriers being work and health issues. But hurdles that are more easily overcome include not being able to afford activities and a lack of accessible spaces — for children, seniors and people with disabilities.
DULUTH — After years in storage, Duluth’s Viking-inspired ship will make a public appearance in Canal Park next week at the Festival of Sail — commonly known as the tall ships festival.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation spent nearly $133 million dollars to clear roads during the 2018-19 winter season and crews faced some of the most severe weather in the state in a decade, according to a new MnDOT winter maintenance report released today.
Manufactured homes — or mobile homes as they are often called — provide inexpensive housing for an estimated 180,000 Minnesotans residing in about 900 parks. Some housing advocates would like to see more such homes, given their affordability and the generally high quality of the current gene…
Beginning in January, the 6,500 diabetic patients with Medica insurance plans in Minnesota will see their insulin costs capped at $25 for every 30-day supply of insulin, the Minnetonka-based insurer announced Monday, Aug. 5.
MORGAN, MINN. — Trade policy and discussions of currency manipulation were top of mind Tuesday, Aug. 6, as farmers and ag industry leaders convened for the first day of Farmfest.
STILLWATER, Minn. — A co-owner of a boat and marine business in Cottage Grove is accused of defrauding Minnesota of approximately $3.2 million in sales tax, penalty and interest.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — As forensic phenomena with searing overtones for public health in the United States, the mass shootings that took 29 lives in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, last week share a familiar set of characteristics, say researchers in Minnesota. The incidents are also officiall…
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says the owners of the pharmaceutical company at the root of the opioid crisis were “motivated not by human dignity or the value of human life, but by unlimited greed.”
President Trump took aim at racism, bigotry and white supremacy on Monday in his most substantial remarks following two deadly mass shooting in Texas and Ohio.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad has a foot injury that will sideline him indefinitely, ending for now the competition with fellow sophomore Tanner Morgan for the starting spot.
ST. PAUL — Thousands of farmers and agriculture industry leaders are set to make their way to Morgan this week for Farmfest, the three-day annual trade fair at the 50-acre site near Redwood Falls.