Minnesota News

Hundreds of union supporters rally at State Capitol

Feb 24, 2018

They sought to draw attention to a key labor case coming before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Go fly a kite — on ice: Lake Mille Lacs hosts annual snowkiting races, drawing athletes worldwide

Feb 24, 2018

Snowkiting is a growing sport across Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes

Brainerd pushes ahead with plan to revitalize river, downtown

Feb 24, 2018

It's part of a statewide trend in revamping access and amenities to the Mississippi River.

Gun-control advocates sense momentum but prepare to continue fight

Feb 24, 2018

A growing cohort of gun-control activists are cautiously optimistic that this time, their voices will make a difference.

Development of shuttered golf course could transform St. Paul neighborhood

Feb 24, 2018

Plan for closed golf course includes housing, restaurants, trails and community center

Osseo school board chair wants armed volunteers to patrol schools

Feb 23, 2018

Robert Gerhart, board chair of one of the metro area’s largest school districts, floated the idea Tuesday, saying he's tired of all the talk but no action about protecting students.

Minneapolis mails 731 warning letters to Airbnb scofflaws

Feb 23, 2018

The city is giving homeowners six weeks to comply with its ordinance.

Congressional action will help revive tattered national parks system

Feb 24, 2018

A backlog of repairs in five Minnesota sites alone now will cost more than $20 million; the bill nationally is in the billions.

Whiteout begins with snow falling fast across the Twin Cities

Feb 24, 2018

Expect 6 to 7 inches of snow by midnight, with snow intensity reaching up to 2 inches per hour.

Murder trial highlights dangers for testifying witnesses

Feb 24, 2018

As killer of Birdell Beeks faces sentencing Monday, the toll on witnesses raises concerns.