The far northern edge of the metro was hit the hardest by a weekend snowstorm that blanketed the Twin Cities. St. Francis in northern Anoka County led the way with 9 inches of snow, followed by Nowthen and Oak Grove, according to the National Weather Service.
Come November, Minnesota could find itself swept up in a midterm Democratic wave, or it could be the bulwark where the GOP picks up seats. Many millions in political spending are expected to wash through the state in a year that features an open governor's race, two U.S. Senate campaigns and dozens of other down-ticket races.
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.
Driverless buses are not going to run on the roads any time soon, but if and when they do, Minnesotans seem keen on the idea, according to feedback the Minnesota Department of Transportation has received.