Farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin are to thank for many of this year’s Thanksgiving feasts. The Department of Agriculture says Minnesota is number one producer of turkey this year. Of the 242 million birds raised worldwide, Minnesota farmers raised 45 million of them.
A state senator says he may have the solution to the long-running battle over allowing liquor sales on Sunday.
A section of southbound Interstate 35 is closed due to an injury accident Wednesday morning, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
A northeast Iowa police chief who is accused of illegally passing a stopped school bus has quit his post.
An ongoing spat between North Dakota and Minnesota real estate companies with similar names and signage has wound up in federal court.
Ramsey County commissioners have approved a plan to tear down the old West Publishing buildings to make room for new riverfront development in downtown St. Paul.
It started out as one family’s way of showing gratitude to their step mother’s caregivers. After returning from a trip to Zimbabwe in the fall of 2012, Janis Houston, was diagnosed with African sleeping sickness.
The man accused of shooting and killing a Mendota Heights police officer is expected in Dakota County Court on Wednesday. Brian Fitch Sr. was captured in July after an eight-hour manhunt. He’s accused of killing Officer Scott Patrick during a traffic stop.
Authorities say a tow truck driver had to be hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a crash on Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Authorities were called at about 1:30 a.m. to the area of Highway 100 and Highway 7 in St. Louis Park after a flatbed tow truck hit a concrete barrier on the right shoulder of Highway 100.
This Thanksgiving holiday, Mother Nature apparently didn’t consult the calendar. Wednesday will be one of the busiest travel days of the year. That makes for particularly bad timing because a Nor’easter capable of dropping many as 13 inches along the East Coast is set to hit Wednesday morning.
We often associate snoring and sleep problems with overweight men. But our kids can have trouble sleeping, too. And doctors say it may affect them in more ways than just being tired. Doctors admit it’s not easy for parents to link behavior issues to sleep.
Hundreds of protesters snarled traffic in Minneapolis Tuesday night as they marched on busy streets and highways. Cars drove through crowds at least twice. One particular incident involving a white van happened on Cedar Avenue South.
A Menahga man plead guilty to murder in the strangulation death of a 19-year-old woman Wednesday, the Hubbard County Attorney’s Office said. Harley David Leritz, 21, was charged with first-and second-degree murder charges in the death of Kiela Knowles.
The U.S. Marshals Service has added a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing young girls in rural Minnesota to its 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Fifty-three-year-old Victor Barnard is charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving two members of a “Maidens Group” within a church he led called the River Road Fellowship.
Minnesota hunters have registered 111,000 deer through the third and last weekend of the firearms deer season, a drop of 31,000 from the same period a year ago. But the lower harvest is by design. Regulations were put in place to make more deer — especially does — off-limits to increase Minnesota’s deer herd.
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.
Here’s a collection of some of the best pictures of fall colors this year around Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Check out these viewer-submitted photos of storm damage from Sept. 3 and Sept. 4.
Check out images from the high school robotics competition at the Minnesota State Fair.