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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds.
Former Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers said last Friday GOP Rep. Tony Cornish should resign from office, revealing that he confronted the veteran legislator about suggestions of sexual harassment and warned such behavior wouldn't be tolerated.
When Abdi Sabrie moved to Mankato in 2009, he wasn’t impressed with the local school district’s programs for non-English-speaking students.
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.
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.
No matter the Paris Climate Agreement, Minnesota officials said Thursday that the state’s march to reducing greenhouse gas emissions will go on.
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.
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.
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.
One by one, members of the Janesville Fire Department greeted Devan Donahue with smiles and hugs. Nine years earlier, first responders saved her life and this was a celebration they didn’t want to miss.
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.”
(UPDATE 3:15 p.m. Monday: This story has been updated with additional information following a revision of the terms of engagement from “The Collective for Change on the Hill.”)
”It will be sometime before all of the damage is repaired and many years before the people of this area stop talking about the big tornado of April 30, 1967.” — Waseca Journal
CORRECTION: This story has been updated to provide a correct spelling for Merton and Olga Bickford's last name.
An afternoon at a city park looked like something out of a Quentin Tarantino movie when a Waseca man allegedly brought two swords and a pair of nunchucks to an argument with a group of skaters.
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.
(UPDATE 6:25 p.m.: This story has been updated with additional information from multiple law enforcement agencies.)
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.
Growing up the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, Iris Tzafrir says there was a constant feeling of loss; a “cloud of sadness,” she called it.
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.
Tammy Barnes and Joan Burns shared stories Tuesday with the House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee they wish no one would have to live through.
Gov. Mark Dayton sees the state law requiring 50-foot grassy buffer strips along most Minnesota water bodies as part of his environmental legacy. To Rollie Norton, though, it amounts to a government-mandated toothache.