Minnesota News

In wake of mass shooting, New Zealand's Ardern calls for global fight against racism

Mar 20, 2019

The prime minister visited a school that lost two current students and one former student in the Christchurch mosque shootings last week.

In ruling, Supreme Court takes ‘Sesame Street’ approach to interpreting law, justice says

Mar 20, 2019

There's a good reason why Minnesota lawmakers spend hours during floor debate arguing about the wording of laws they intend to pass. Words matter. Take the state's law on first-degree burglary, for example.

Despite improving economy, state's homeless population jumps 10 percent since 2015

Mar 20, 2019

An increasingly tight labor market was not enough to prevent the growth of Minnesota's homeless population since 2015.

'Hear me by any means necessary': Charlottesville is forced to redefine civility

Mar 20, 2019

After a deadly white supremacist rally in 2017, once-marginalized voices in Charlottesville, Va., are demanding to be heard by the City Council. That has led to a debate over civility.

The Legacy Amendment proves how Minnesota is unique

Mar 20, 2019

One reason the Legacy Amendment is important: You can't make money anymore being local. There aren't enough local businesses left to fund it.

50 years since John Lennon and Yoko Ono married in Gibraltar

Mar 20, 2019

During their honeymoon, Lennon wrote "The Ballad of John and Yoko" about how they ended up there.

Grand Forks as #1 hockey city? No

Mar 20, 2019

Can you be the State of Hockey and not have the top "hockey city" in the country, Minnesota? Sure.

D.C.'s female judges are central to the Russia imbroglio, often behind the scenes

Mar 20, 2019

Some of the least-known but most important figures in the Russia investigation and its aftermath are the women who preside over its headline-grabbing cases.

General Mills fiscal 3Q results top forecasts

Mar 20, 2019

General Mills Inc. shares rallied in early trading Wednesday after the food company posted better-than-expected results and raised its guidance.