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Saida Omar dreams of one day opening a salon in St. Cloud, Minn., and a new program launched this spring is designed to help her…
Campaign aims to get back students who have recently left the district.
President Donald Trump hailed the impact of his deregulatory policies and steel tariffs Wednesday, and predicted he would win Minnesota when he runs for re-election in two years.
While the number of students qualifying for federally funded free and reduced price meals has risen statewide, many still go without the extra help during summer vacation.
Hazel Dicken-Garcia, longtime University of Minnesota journalism professor who helped shape the study of media history, dies
Hazel Dicken-Garcia’s impact in life is measured in the hundreds of former students who now fill newsrooms and university lecture halls nationwide.
It draws an estimated 150,000 visitors each year, a turnout that keeps growing.
Anoka-Hennepin, Minnesota's largest school district, begins work on its biggest construction project ever
Voters approved $249 million to expand or renovate all of the district's schools.
The first woman and person of color leading the west metro school district, Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed is part of a changing face of leadership serving a student body that is increasingly diverse, too.
Sophia's Law, which requires CO detectors on some boats, took effect May 1.
School board Chairman Leny Wallen-Friedman apologized and said he failed to back up teachers.
500-plus students will switch schools in a plan the Wayzata school board approved Monday night. The changes won't take effect until fall 2019.
The governor's $138 million plan may be a long shot since GOP lawmakers aren't backing it.
From Anoka-Hennepin to Wayzata, crowded districts drawing new borders.
Company tells Central Perk to drop the name and lose the orange couch.
Rocked by suicides and violence, students spearhead a quest for more resources.
A central Minnesota park is looking to tap into the growing popularity of archery by opening its first indoor archery range with hopes that it will become a regional attraction.
Metro school districts face a combined shortfall of more than $100 million.
In the aftermath of U.S. school shootings, Hastings High School students learn how to stop bleeding in metro's first trauma class
In an era bedeviled by school shootings, trauma training enters more classrooms.
St. Cloud's mayor is taking his weekly town hall meetings on the road, launching a "mobile town hall" bus that he will drive around the…
Couple had blamed 2-year-old for causing bruises to 3-year-old who later died, the charges say.
Hundreds converge on State Capitol for second gun-control rally in a month
Letter from anguished mom led Glencoe eighth-graders deep into history.
Allan Law hopes to hand out 1 million sandwiches this year to people in need, at all hours of the day or night.
The boy died of blunt force trauma, but what made those injuries is not yet known, officials said. No arrests have been made.
Scott Staska resigned from his job earlier this month.
Like the state's brewery boom, distilleries have popped up across the Twin Cities. But they have been less numerous outside of the metro area.
No lakes have yet recorded ice-out so far, making for an unusually late season.
It's unclear who exactly is behind the group "Listen to the Children."
Stillwater artist Virginia Lovness, who realized dream of building Wright-designed house, dies at 93
The fashionable, flamboyant Virginia Lovness captivated Frank Lloyd Wright one day in 1955 and he agreed to design her house — one of 12 buildings he did in Minnesota — that she then built by hand. Virginia Lovness, 93, of Stillwater, died Feb. 16.
In the CEO-like role, superintendents face responsibilities ranging from referendum requests to addressing the growing number of school threats.
Some parents and teachers express outrage at proposed cuts.
In a full-page ad, a mysterious group called out Minnesota’s congressional delegation on gun control measures and on donations from the National Rifle Association. The…
The Twin Cities area is only expected to get a dusting or up to 2 inches of snowfall overnight.
The decision isn't popular with all in the community.
His next court date in Dakota County is May 31.
Some students reject protests and back Second Amendment.
Many are facing the problems for the first time, and it's putting communities on edge.
Partnership between Minneapolis yoga studio and nonprofit brings yoga, mindfulness skills to teens on probation
Instead of going to the county's secure detention center or the Home School, boys on probation attend the reporting centers and are tutored, participate in activities and learn about conflict resolution.
Modern additions to replace buildings damaged in deadly 2017 gas explosion.
Blue Earth County diversion program pairs police with social workers.
Students of color, disabled more likely to be suspended or expelled.
The infant girl survived and is now in foster care.
Snowkiting is a growing sport across Minnesota's 10,000 lakes
The busts, surprising in their worth, have some authorities wondering whether the I-94 corridor that slices through the heart of both states and Wisconsin is becoming a major pipeline for marijuana and other drugs.
It's part of a statewide trend in revamping access and amenities to the Mississippi River.
Lyndsey Olson alleged in a court document that state Rep. John Lesch smeared her professional reputation in a letter to the mayor.
Cmdr. Dave Kvam said school shootings should be defined as deadly, intentional criminal acts in talking about officer's gun that discharged.
Kara Blevins, 27, was last seen in the town of Akeley. Investigators have yet to find evidence of a crime.
Parkas piled up, thanks to last-minute collection.
Simon Caquelin hit a tree while sledding at a Boy Scout camp last week. After 10 days in the hospital, he died Monday.
City councils in Willmar and St. Joseph are expected to discuss resolutions Monday. The measures don't change policy but are considered symbolic.
More than 200 people attended the third annual Super Bowl Town Hall held by the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality.
Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Minneapolis has opened up space. And over the weekend shelters will extend opening times.
Committee hopes Twin Cities' response can be a model for future games.
In this Rocky Mountain town, natural hot springs keep things steamy year-round.
Authorities found the wreckage of the plane Wednesday in a Stearns County farm field hasn't yet been identified.
The Eagles fans lived up to their reputation — pelting Vikings fans with beers before the game and doing the same to the team bus as it prepared to head to the airport.
As the Vikings travel to Philadelphia to take on the host Eagles in Sunday's NFC title game, some Minnesota fans opt for collective celebration.
The author of some 30 books kept writing and telling stories until she died on her 77th birthday.
The St. Cloud Hospital also recorded a recent record number of babies born there in 2017.
The mobile home didn't have smoke detectors.
Officials say apps, GPS take drivers' eyes off the water.
Of the state's homeless youth, 40 percent live outside the metro
A two-year state grant will enable the task force to work full time on sex trafficking crimes.
Melissa Surdyk arrived at her family's Minneapolis store to find an unusual scene for Christmas Eve: 35 people standing outside in the 20-degree morning, waiting…
The streaming service was launched this month by a Winnipeg-based company.
The cow may have traveled more than 20 miles.
Moments after Al Franken stood on the U.S. Senate floor and announced his resignation Thursday, a red-eyed staffer answered the senator’s locked St. Paul office…
The registry accepting donations of items to support sex trafficking victims in Minnesota is one of many new initiatives before the Super Bowl.
This renovated horse barn has become a hot spot in its new life, drawing visitors from all over the world.
Five years after the shooting of police officer Thomas Decker, the community of Cold Spring, Minn., paused to remember the incident and pay respects to the man who lost his life.
Last month, 12 of the department's 41 deputies learned about different types of mental illness and acted out role-playing scenarios.
Among the questions: What prompted the beating last month and why did it take so long to be investigated?
Monday's rally came days after the Mille Lacs Band sued Mille Lacs County over a policing agreement.
That could be a sign of more awareness and services.
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