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The battle against addiction has been a constant on the reservations in northern Minnesota. But recently, the demons have escalated to deadly mixes of heroin.
The settlement with Nova Classical Academy should be a lesson to other schools, Dave and Hannah Edwards said.
Two Minnesotans serving in the military expressed disappointment at President Donald Trump.
A significant uptick in overdoses the last few months prompted tribal leaders to take the unusual action.
Family pushed for charges after boy hit, left to die.
The 16-year-old boy who had been missing since he left his St. Paul home in the 1970s has now been identified as one of the 33 victims of the Chicago-area serial killer.
A group of 17 organizations that support the copper-nickel mining proposal near the BWCA boycotted the event, while speakers from a crowd of about 1,000 were unanimous in opposition.
A boy in critical condition is fighting for his life, days after toxin-producing bacteria killed his sister.
Todd Waters was drawn to two worlds, his home on Lake Minnetonka and the free-spirit ways of riding freight trains.
Gerald Jacobsen, listed as missing in action for 73 years, was buried Friday at Fort Snelling Cemetery. And the woman he left behind finally found peace.
Olstad said he's leaving the news business to spend more time with his family.
Fair officials shut down booth after discovery.
E-mail advising "Get ready to have a war" is the second in seven months from the same sender.
The emotional ceremony with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar took place a week before Gerald Jacobsen's remains will arrive home in Minnesota.
Work to replace the 86th Street bridge with a taller one begins this weekend, prompting I-35W disruptions.
The toxic weed has been found in the Grand Rapids area and southwestern and southeastern Minnesota as well.
The state trooper was unharmed in the crash, which backed up traffic for miles.
The bridge is expected to be back in operation later Tuesday.
The former first lady is scheduled to speak in September at the Beth El Synagogue.
Minneapolis Fire Department officials said the spill is contained.
FBI officials said they are investigating the possible attacks by Vigilance.
People and animals who come in contact with the highly toxic weed should get emergency help.
The hacker stole info from state databases and Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Protesters' grief, anger spill over onto I-94
Officials are examining how "we goofed or whether the process was at fault," a MnDOT project manager says.
Publication said the area has many things going for it, "but the real reason to move here is the biking."
Experts on invasives worry about bighead's arrival in Redwood Falls.
Heat and humidity will combine for stifling and risky conditions.
Despite an appeal from an attorney, the decision is final to expel Alec Cook, who is charged with sexual assault.
A heat wave this week could cause a bit of road chaos. Minnesota transportation officials are warning drivers to watch out for pavement buckles. Temperatures…
And as ticks spread, so do cases of Lyme disease.
The religious order, which has a community in Onamia, also agreed to release all files on accused abusers.
It's a federal case involving dozens of children.
The judge expects to rule on a second case after closing arguments are filed July 3.
The 15-year-old girl was last seen Saturday at a St. Paul women's shelter.
The nature of the violation involving Randy Handel has not been disclosed. U regents angry over a leak are investigating who provided e-mail's contents.
More than 1,000 students left the school.
The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll found that nearly 80 percent want texting to be punished on par with drunken driving. At the same time, most of those polled say they personally aren't the problem.
He fell into water while meditating with a friend.
Anoka-Hennepin sent an e-mail to parents about the show "13 Reasons Why."
His death leaves few left who remember the early days of the Twin Cities movement.
The charges filed in Goodhue County range from second-degree murder to second-degree manslaughter.
Amaiya Zafar of Oakdale hopes to take her fight to the international boxing ring.
An April snowstorm three years ago began the demise of the seven-tier treehouse.
A man suffered injuries in the shooting that were not life-threatening.
A 16-year-old driver died when his car was hit by a semitrailer truck that had crossed the centerline.
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash.
More passengers are being enticed to surrender seats voluntarily.
The crash occurred early on a "very foggy" morning.
Storms across the Southeast disrupted flights across the country.
Thieves are illegally cutting down thousands of birch trees in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin to make a quick buck off city dwellers who love the…
The search for Jesse Dady is expected to resume Thursday.
Darling Township mourns the loss of its 120-year-old community landmark.
According to the indictment, from 2006 to 2013, Edward S. Adams stole more than $4.38 million from investors and paid more than $2.54 million to his own law firm.
The Inadvertent Cafe's mission landed founder Bush Foundation money.
Surviving a crash, disoriented driver wanders into Alexandria home.
The storm likely will sweep an area from St. Cloud to Minneapolis to Red Wing, according to the watch issued by the Weather Service.
With winds clocked at 66 mph, waves hit 18-feet high.
Crews are working to determine the extent of the damage.
Inconsistent stories raised a trooper's suspicions, and now three men face felony charges.
If they choose to do so, liquor stores will open for the first time in Minnesota history on Sunday, July 2, after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill ending the ban.
State officials said they can't discuss the case but say they are committed to a positive working environment.
State could lose $1.3 billion in 2019 and more in ensuing years, a state analysis shows.
The most fee increases for state park users, cross-country skiers and boat, ATV and snowmobile owners were last increased a decade ago.
That was down from 80 banned from school at the beginning of the day.
Witnesses indicated the truck driver may have struck the person without realizing it.
Officials say the students have to prove they were vaccinated or exempted from state immunization law.
Wisconsin towns scramble to salvage sustaining revenue from the country's largest cross-country race.
School officials said they have worked "diligently" since January to inform families that students must be vaccinated to attend school or provide documentation for an exemption.
The Twin Cities response, part of a one-day national boycott, attempted to show how vital newcomers are to the U.S. economy.
A national protest Thursday is spurring immigrants to make their voices heard by walking off their jobs, and many businesses are closing in solidarity with them.
Sixth-grader Colby Hansen stopped and called 911 for the woman, who'd shattered a hip bone.
While the ban is in legal limbo after a pair of dramatic court rulings, Minnesota's attorney general's office is working on the case.
School officials will sanitize the building and reopen on Monday.
In a statement, Attorney General Lori Swanson called the executive order banning refugees and travelers from a list of predominantly Muslim nations "unconstitutional."
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