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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.
Talks have deadlocked and Dayton's attempt to intervene failed.
The father, a felon, wasn't allowed to own a gun.
As St. Cloud debates resettlement issue, numbers show costs to county are negligible.
Police say the boy's father, a felon, was not allowed to own a gun.
On Nov. 9, 2002, Josh Guimond left a party on campus around midnight and disappeared without a trace.
ST. CLOUD – In front of a packed City Hall audience, a split St. Cloud City Council narrowly passed a new ordinance last week…
City Council voted 6-1 against the measure in a meeting that was at times heated, and approved a resolution saying that the city is a welcoming community.
The postcard-perfect forested scenery of the Wisconsin peninsula takes center stage.
It's the first boating law of its kind in the U.S.
Minnesota police, led by Minneapolis, prepare to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl
Police updated city leaders Wednesday on plans.
A growing contingent of Minnesota law enforcement has an "eye in the sky."
The new contract position, one of the few of its kind in Minnesota, starts Jan. 1.
A 58-year-old St. Paul man was killed when his pickup spun out and rolled over in a ditch on Hwy. 169 in Princeton.
One arrested in Big Lake.
With the Super Bowl here, prevention efforts are picking up across the state.
Minnesota is embracing an effort to reclaim American Indian languages.
After one St. Cloud city leader proposed a moratorium on refugee resettlement, the City Council instead passed a resolution Monday to support being a "just and welcoming community."
The Willmar man was treated at the St. Cloud Hospital for noncritical injuries.
But some council members said the resolution doesn't have enough support to pass.
According to the BCA, the man was armed and fired.
Over seven decades, she saw St. Ben's transform from a small women's-only college to a growing school with coed classes.
First Muslim girls to compete for their St. Cloud high school swim team have gotten lots of support from coach, teammates.
The 15-month dispute is over policing of the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation
Police say no similar graffiti had been reported and that they believe it's an isolated incident.
The 18-member task force will meet for no more than two months.
If a judge signs off, the city will pay $30,000.
Mayor Dave Kleis has taken a nontraditional approach to engage the city.
From a trail to new amenities, the city wants to boost river access.
Attempts to raise the tobacco sales age from 18 have so far failed to take off outside the Twin Cities.
Infant Haisley Jo, is doing well and is with her father.
The victim had been held captive for 29 days before escaping.
The Twin Cities had above normal amounts of precipitation in August, and all that rain could now help produce more brilliant fall colors, peaking sooner.
As Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind is laid to rest Thursday, those who mourn hope her story will raise awareness of the plight of Indian women.
Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, who was eight months pregnant when she disappeared from her Fargo apartment earlier this month, died from homicidal violence, authorities said Tuesday.
A month after a storm ripped up its big outdoor screen, one of the few drive-in theaters left in Minnesota is still shut down as…
Across most of Minnesota, overcast skies granted only glimpses of the much-anticipated solar eclipse, but throngs of people went out to get a look anyway.
Starry Stonewort ID'd by state DNR in second lake in the past week.
In the aftermath of last weekend's deadly violence in Virginia, no one may be feeling more anger and fear than those who battled the Nazis and those nearly killed by them.
Community policing seen as a way to transform a troubled neighborhood.
The finding follows two other infestations of Stearns County lakes by the invasive.
Courts order men caught in sex stings to learn about victimization
As the Super Bowl gets closer, law enforcement officials and nonprofits across Minnesota are taking aggressive new action to crack down on customers of prostitution and boosting programs aimed at keeping teens out of the sex trade.
Pilot program with "Infant Court" aims to keep children from returning to foster care.
They tend to be middle-class, married white men from all over the state.
It was shut down just a day earlier.
The Excelsior public beach closure comes a week after Wayzata's was shut down.
Up to 40 devices could be rolled out by December.
More than 160 people have died in forceful encounters with law enforcement in Minnesota since 2000.
After clearing a backlog that held up court cases for months, it could go statewide this year.
Charley McCrossan, the man behind one of the Twin Cities' largest construction companies, dies at 91
He turned $1,000 in savings and two used dump trucks into C.S. McCrossan.
Officials estimated that eliminating the racial and ethnic income and employment disparities would mean $4.6 billion in income growth
Few metro cities had communications teams when Helen LaFave started her job in Plymouth 30 years ago. Now almost every suburb has staff members running…
It appeared after Wednesday's annual cleanup near Big Island that there also was less trash littering the lake.
New wave of cell tech goes up in high-demand areas.
At this point in the year, 2017 boater fatalities are at the highest level in 12 years.
Strangers ensure that a rare "John Doe" is buried with care, three years after his body was found in a Rosemount railroad shed.
It's one of many reforms to help prevent child abuse.
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