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Arsonist set fire to the camp's main building, causing $200,000 in damage to the historic White Building that was kitchen, dorm and meeting space.
Attorneys on both sides were rigorously questioned by a three-judge panel.
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum said the use of hydrogen fluoride in a major population center is "unacceptable."
It's time to make at least one or two state parks accessible for the disabled, commissioner says.
Public needs to know evacuation plans for St. Paul Park refinery, and first responders should do drills, two Minneapolis legislators said.
Major accidents involving hydrogen fluoride are rare. But the explosion and fire at the oil refinery in Superior, Wis., was a reminder of the potential danger at another refinery in St. Paul Park.
Superior, Duluth leaders ask Husky Energy to stop using hydrogen fluoride.
The cause of Thursday's massive explosion and fire at Husky Energy, Inc. in Superior, Wis. has yet to be determined.
If a tank of hydrogen fluoride had been compromised, a "killing cloud" could have endangered 180,000 people.
The evacuation order, which followed a fire at an oil refinery, was lifted as of 6 a.m., the mayor said in a Facebook post.
Minor flooding expected along rivers for the next few days.
Deep snow, fresh tracks, freezing temps: Winter's staying power delights some.
A slow warmup over the next few days means there is only a low risk of flooding throughout Minnesota, with the potential for some minor…
Travel is discouraged as snow falling at 1 to 2 inches per hour and 50-mph wind gusts created whiteout conditions. With 10-plus inches at the airport, flights were grounded until late Saturday. More snow is to come, so Sunday events are getting called off.
Focus of investigation committed suicide in 2013.
The National Labor Relations Board will hear a complaint filed by hospital workers' union.
That's slightly less than what was invested the year before, a drop that officials attributed to the timing of projects rather than a slowdown.
But some city planners and residents worry that the scope of the $257 million riverfront project is too much, too fast.
It's a step closer to the bridge's eventual replacement next year.
A 2016 fire gutted the Church of St. Mary, scarred the Melrose community
Nasseff died Feb. 21, the day he turned 94, at his St. Paul home.
Medical symbols, stars and bars, crosses ... and lots of geese.
Zachary Anderson of Monticello immediately sentenced to life in prison in death of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl.
Snowmobiler's blood alcohol level was allegedly twice the legal limit three hours after the incident.
It's a story that includes history, tragedy, family lore, town gossip, a thrilling discovery - and a second, enduring mystery.
A Department of Commerce program to kick-start energy efficiency around the state named 39 projects, from LED lighting in La Crescent to solar panel systems analysis for dairy farmers in west-central Minnesota, in its latest round of grant awards.
Threat was left on Regina Mustafa's webpage.
Alan Geisenkoetter Jr. died five days after he and his family were hit by a snowmobiler on Chisago Lake.
Fans of Rochester igloos are upset, but an official called them hazardous.
Rochester man's claim of self-defense in shooting likely to be tested at trial.
A 25-year-old Rochester man was charged with second-degree murder after a minor fender bender led to a confrontation, which led to a dare and a fatal shot.
The teenager shot to death was part of a tight-knit Iraqi family who fled homeland six years ago for a safer life in the U.S.
Rochester officials say the popular rooftop domes could be hazardous
The recreation center, with an anticipated completion date of fall 2019, will anchor further redevelopment plans.
Ardell Brede, a bubbly presence for 16 years, has overseen city growth.
A new license plate that honors police officers killed in the line of duty will be coming, thanks to a law now in effect.
Smith is leaving the DMC board to take over the U.S. Senate seat now held by Al Franken.
Coalition hopes to steer millions toward solutions.
Union claims it's the first-ever health care lockout in the state.
Picketers cite stalled labor talks; officials call it grandstanding.
Proposed office building adds to string of new construction
A chance meeting with a Dakota Indian leader forever changed the course of Louis George “Bud” Lawrence’s life, leading him to march in support of…
A newly published consultant's report that says the city of Albert Lea could support a full-service hospital has emboldened citizens there who are fighting a Mayo Clinic decision to reduce services.
Many had the hot entree portion of their meal removed from their tray, the angry former worker said.
However, parents who owe more than $75 may face debt collection.
Efforts to enact similar bans have so far foundered in neighboring counties.
This economically vibrant city already was considered one of the hottest real estate markets in the state before the Mayo Clinic's $5.6 billion expansion took off in earnest last year with multiple construction projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Man's arrest, incident caught on tape last year.
City Council's monthly outing cost taxpayers $10K, auditor finds.
Nearly a mile of Root River shoreline to be used for wildlife study.
He said winning video game of bird zapping pipelines "has zero benefit."
Sometimes testy debate centered on woman's right to nurse her child in public.
Thousands of tourists come for award-winning bike trails, trout-stocked lakes, deep waters for scuba diving and quiet bays for paddleboarders and kayakers.
Repairs restore washed-out passage through Jay Cooke State Park
The new order may draw legal challenges, but it's too soon to tell what will eventually happen, said a Somali attorney in Minneapolis.
A fundraiser, elementary school teacher and founder of several Minneapolis chess clubs that continue today, Mangan died Sept. 1, four months after a terminal cancer diagnosis. He was 67.
Robert Kniefel, 61, of Lakeville, built a fire to warm himself and endured heavy rains in the Nemadji Forest.
Authorities believe the girl followed a cat into a cornfield near her home northwest of Kenyon when she disappeared Tuesday night.
Minnesotans in Irma's path come to terms with what has been lost and count their blessings.
"I feel like justice was finally served," said Robin Hensel, whose removal at a City Council meeting was at the heart of the court's decision.
Anxiety mounts as residents scramble for food, water, gas and other supplies.
Johnston Hall is all that remains of an 1888 divinity school.
As Mayo defends planned cuts, Albert Lea fights back.
Online pleas may not funnel aid to victims of Houston flooding.
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.
The money will go to Rochester for infrastructure work related to the project.
Preservationists fear Mayo Clinic development could erase city's history.
Gregory Stavrou, accused of sexual harassment, had resigned in April after arts group called for his firing.
The officer who shot and killed 40-year-old Justine Damond late Saturday apparently violated his department’s rules on the use of body cameras when he…
A surprise 'No' vote from the Fairfax City Council left the Friends of Fort Ridgely without a government entity and fiscal agent to pursue their plan.
The family was released after authorities determined that the father, who was on a watch list, wasn't a threat.
Author documents Goodhue County's passions and prejudice.
Mining firm blames earthquake after quarry blast.
The listing includes 50 acres and some Lake Superior shoreline, but does not include the popular ski hill of the same name.
The Olcott Park Fountain needs $900,000 in repairs for the structure, built in 1937.
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