Former President Jimmy Carter is in Minnesota Friday to make a special appearance at the Augsburg College Nobel Peace Prize Forum. President Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, more than 20 years after he left office.
A burglar breaks into a south Minneapolis home — and the whole thing is caught on camera. Homeowner Joe Craddock recorded it using a smartphone app. “I’m thinking, ‘Someone’s in my house. Who is this?'” Craddock said.
Over the next eight years, the city of Minneapolis plans to remove about 40,000 ash trees from around the city in order to combat the Emerald Ash Borer, a tiny green bug that’s responsible for taking down trees that have stood for decades.
The proprietors of Ramsey, Minnesota massage parlor are accused of profiting from the prostitution of their employees.
The Minnesota Department of Health is reminding Minnesotans that warmer temperatures do not mean an end to flu season.
A Minnesota lawmaker will join thousands this weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches.
Jake Odorizzi can relax this spring training and go about the business of preparing for the season without worrying about competing for a job in Tampa Bay’s pitching rotation.
Director Paolo Virzì’s multi-sided moral fable Human Capital took home the Best Picture award last year from the equivalent of the Italian Oscars, managing somehow to best Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty, which happened to bag an actual Oscar. While Virzi’s film isn’t half as good as Sorrentino’s, it must be said that “Human Capital” is pretty, gripping and has the aura of greatness, even if it does come off a little too much like another Oscar winner, 2006’s Crash.
Minnesota’s own Grand Marais has been deemed the “America’s Coolest Small Town 2015,” according to Budget Travel.
Five Minnesota mayors signed an amici curiae brief in support of marriage equality, which is being submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments once again on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.
Authorities say an 84-year-old Anoka woman was killed and another driver was injured after a three-vehicle crash in Coon Rapids.
A 48-year-old Forest Lake hockey director has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole a shuttle bus belonging to a bar and drove away with it while intoxicated, according to St. Paul police.
It is going to be a busy weekend in St. Paul. The boys state high school hockey tournament continues at Xcel Energy Center Friday with the semifinals in both Class A and 2-A, which is huge for the local economy.
Minnesota turkey farmers are boosting protective measures after a lethal strain of bird flu wiped out 15,000 birds in about a week. The H5N2 strain of avian influenza devastated a flock of turkeys at an unidentified Pope County farm. Officials say it’s unlikely to infect humans.
A Minneapolis man was convicted Friday in an armed robbery of a Woodbury jewelry store that occurred last June. According to County Attorney Pete Orput, Erick Larkins, 47, was convicted of aiding and abetting aggravated robbery in the first degree.
Post-it notes maker 3M Co. says it will refuse to buy any materials from suppliers that come from threatened forests as part of an agreement with a longtime environmental critic. The policy changes announced Thursday would require suppliers of Twin Cities-based 3M to report original sources of materials.
Two police officers were injured in St. Cloud Thursday evening after responding to a report of a fight involving about nine adolescents at the St. Cloud Children’s Home, according to a report from the police department.
Some Twin Cities law students introduced a new bill Friday that would help fill a dentist shortage in parts of the state. Concordia University students say many people living in rural Minnesota are forced to drive hours to see a dentist because no one in their area treats Medicaid patients with special needs.
Former President Jimmy Carter will be in the Twin Cities this afternoon to moderate a discussion on human rights and democracy as part of a Nobel Peace Prize forum. He’ll start his visit by speaking to a group of students at Augsburg College.
Wisconsin lawmakers voted Friday to make their state the 25th to enact right-to-work legislation, pushing a fast-tracked bill through the Assembly after an overnight debate and sending it on to Gov. Scott Walker for his promised signature.
The company that owns the Mall of America may be one-upping itself with an even larger mall and entertainment complex in Miami. According to a report from CBS Miami, Triple Five is pursuing plans to build American Dream Miami, which would cover 200 acres.
“Too Bad.” Nickelback will perform “Someday” soon in the Twin Cities, but “If Today Was Your Last Day,” the rock band’s fans would be left asking “What Are You Waiting For?” Nickelback were scheduled to perform at the Target Center in Minneapolis Friday evening.
Two people died after a head-on collision in Cloquet late Thursday night. Minnesota State Patrol said 54-year-old Fay Dahlman, of Alborn, and 49-year-old Mark Laine, of Saginaw, both died.
Teachers have a lot of people to please. The principal, the parents and don’t forget about the students.
Health officials say a sixth child has died of the flu this season in Minnesota. The latest report from the Minnesota Department of Health says 13 people were hospitalized in the last week of February, down 29 from the week before.
Politicians commemorated the event at programs, demonstrators marched to highlight injustice, and Minnesota remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Winter means ice caves at Minnehaha Falls near Hiawatha Avenue in southeast Minneapolis. Check out these views of frozen majesty.
A crowd protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case have shut down northbound Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.
Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.
The Zombie Pub Crawl is in its tenth year.
See all the photos as Steve Forbes discusses his new book Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It.