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Republican leaders are calling for an investigation over a disputed translation of the congresswoman's comments.
The Xiong family announced on Facebook that services will be held Jan. 27-29 in St. Paul.
The 13-year-old organization has a staff of 38 and provides a wide range of services to Somali and East African women and their families.
Travelers in west-central Minnesota were urged to be careful while driving.
The circumstances of crash are under investigation.
At a Wednesday meeting, the union approved a new resolution that aims to refocus the federation's priorities and unify its members.
The heavy rains and floods have killed nearly 100 people, displaced hundreds of thousands and ravaged several regions in Somalia.
While the resolution has garnered support from some in the school community, others are calling on MFT to take down the resolution and say it threatens the safety of Jewish students and teachers.
Minneapolis and St. Paul will pick City Council members; schools have board members and tax requests before voters.
A precinct support judge spoke with people outside Brian Coyle Center to assure them poll workers are trustworthy.
Known locally as "Drunk Don's" because it was a favorite stop after an evening of drinking, the former Dinkytown McDonald's was a beloved fixture for students and residents in the neighborhood.
Rain and wind predicted over the next few days could cause many of the remaining leaves to fall.
Researcher says states like Minnesota and Iowa need to help reestablish the significance of the Midwest and its culture.
Recent cooler temperatures have spurred the colors to finally start changing in the metro area and other parts of southern Minnesota.
Don't use your sunglasses. Get certified eclipse glasses or a handheld solar viewer instead, and make sure they comply with standards.
Weather conditions have had a significant impact on Minnesota's fall foliage, making it a quick season for fall colors.
The federal government will be conducting a nationwide test of its emergency alert systems.
Much of northern Minnesota is nearly at peak, while the southern part of the state is changing slowly.
In the first visit to Minnesota by a sitting Somali prime minister, Hamza Abdi Barre urged a Bloomington audience to join the country's fight against Al-Shabab.
The Minnesota Academy of Science secured $100,000 in new donations and pledges to support the programs for another year.
The national shortage has been exacerbated by recent hurricanes that have forced dozens of blood drive cancellations and strained blood supply.
Classes resume at Plymouth high school following sewage backup caused partially by flushed vape pens
School officials said they have cleared the blockage and cleaned and sanitized the affected areas.
Operators of the 1960s-era structure said the ride will be refitted with elevator parts in time for next year's fair.
The opening Thursday of the Great Minnesota Get-Together is historically one of the lowest-attended days.
City and housing officials say the additional $4 million in funding would help the cash-strapped Minneapolis Public Housing Authority to complete much-needed repairs and plan ahead.
Minnesota has more than 200 Mud Lakes, though state and federal guidelines discourage duplicate monikers.
Fair officials are prohibiting the use of marijuana during the annual event, which starts Aug. 24.
A city spokesperson said officers detained the homeowner and his son until confirming there was no burglary, and didn't search the house.
Weather officials say a snowy winter and dry conditions are partly to blame.
The Great River School has raised $15,000 for a more secure pen to protect the remaining animals from future harm.
The Minnesota Academy of Science has six months to attract new funders and close a nearly $200,000 budget gap.
Couple want to buy Pride flags for others to fly in their neighborhood and surrounding communities.
Possible thunderstorms, along with a forecast cold front, may help clear the air late Monday.
Memberships will be valid at 19 YMCA locations, starting Monday through Aug. 31.
The Minnesota DFL voted Tuesday to ban Nasri Warsame, the Minneapolis City Council candidate whose supporters stormed the stage of a convention earlier this month, from ever seeking the party endorsement.
Children and teens 15 and younger at the amusement park now must be accompanied by a chaperone who is at least 21.
The nonprofit has sent more than 1.1 million books to the East African country over the past 35 years.
Officials deemed the bear a threat to the public, while others say it could have been tranquilized and moved to a rural area.
BNSF declined to comment on the suit, but said it's committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Neighborhood groups are forming walking clubs to deter crime around the city.
Minneapolis passed municipal ID ordinance in 2018 but halted implementation over concerns information could be used to identify immigrants for deportation.
He had blamed Somali American youth for a wave of violence in the city over the July 4th weekend.
Council Member Michael Rainville's comments singling out Somali American youth for violence over the July 4th weekend sparked anger.
He has apologized for singling out Somali youth after a wave of violence over the July 4th weekend.
A St. Paul-based consulting firm hired by the city will begin community engagement in August around the future of the site.
Though the plan is still in its infancy, the hope is to open the roller rink by 2024.
The step increases will occur over several years, with Minneapolis small businesses expected to hit the $15 rate by 2024, followed by St. Paul's in 2027.
The matter has been sent back to the city's public works committee.
Several members raise questions about Barret Lane's leadership during the unrest of 2020,
The city argues that allowing the order to go into effect would throw a wrench into its long-range plan and expose it to possible lawsuits.
The department is tasked with coordinating the city's disaster plans, training and response.
Authorities urge people to stay hydrated when possible, and to be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Mpls. Council OKs $150K settlement for tenant who said city failed to enforce code violations in public housing
City officials said they didn't know before that they had the authority to inspect public housing properties.
Appointment came as some current and former staffers said Johnston could have done more to combat a racist culture within the department.
Housing Authority officials said the redevelopment of the towers will serve as a blueprint for how the agency can preserve and produce more affordable housing amid a crisis.
The pilot project would bring an off-duty beat officer to patrol the Mill District in the summer.
Tips and gratuities do not count toward wage payments.
The charred remains have been sitting vacant for more than a year, leaving many concerned about safety.
Minneapolis to pay $600K to journalist blinded in one eye by police projectile after George Floyd's death
Photojournalist Linda Tirado argued that the city and police conspired to deprive journalists of their constitutional rights during the unrest.
While voting to delay the city coordinator appointment, council members acknowledged the position will likely cease to exist in a matter of months.
George Floyd's brother and his aunt came to the corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue on Wednesday night, exactly two years after his killing, and quietly made official the name the intersection has carried almost ever since.
The full council could decide on Heather Johnston's nomination later this week. She's served as interim head of the department since August.
Peter Ginder will serve as interim city attorney until a permanent replacement is selected.
The Minneapolis resident who came to the U.S. as a refugee teenager said he fears militants will kill him if he's deported to Somalia.
Hoch, who previously served as MPHA's deputy executive director, will preside over the board through 2024.
Groups says they want the interim head of the department gone and have made several demands to create a better work environment for employees of color.
Damareion McKizzie accused officers of violating his civil rights when they used excessive force and detained him in March 2021 when he was 17. The settlement awaits the mayor's approval.
Mayor Jacob Frey announced that more than 3,000 school-age children, the majority of whom are students of color, have been poisoned by lead.
The camp, which was on city property, was a temporary home to more than 20 adults.
The 25-member panel must submit a final report to the council by the end of the year. The City Council will submit a ballot question to voters in 2023.
It could take three years before business returns to normal at the Convention Center, which saw at least 70% decline in revenue during the pandemic.
Mayor Jacob Frey said the recommendations will be used in planning for the second phase spending of the pandemic relief money and the city's 2023 budget
The City Council unanimously supported the broadcasts and recognizing Ramadan, which begins April 2.
Judge notes a "disrespectful and unlawful treatment of vulnerable low-income residential tenants."