Stench-Ridden Corpse Flower Blooms At 'U'The pungent Corpse Flower bloomed last night at the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences Conservatory, emitting a rotten smell that filled the greenhouse.
St. Paul Mounted Officers Fare Well In Snowy StreetsInstead of squad cars, officers with St. Paul's Mounted Patrol trotted through the snow on horseback in the afternoon.
Minneapolis Has 2 Of Nation's Hottest Neighborhoods For 2016If you're looking for the hottest neighborhoods in which to live for 2016, look no further than southeast Minneapolis. The real estate website Redfin ranked out the top 10 "it" neighborhoods for the forthcoming year, and southeast Minneapolis neighborhoods claimed not one, but two slots on the list.
Saudi Prince Must Pay 3 Women $130K In Discrimination SuitIt likely made no major dent in his pocketbook, but a Saudi Arabian prince visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester learns the hard way that he can't discriminate against women in Minnesota. Three women limo drivers from Rochester filed a federal lawsuit last fall after they were fired.
U's 'Corpse Flower' To Pungently Bloom Next WeekWith a furious stench, the University of Minnesota's so-called "Corpse Flower" is set to send rotted meat scents wafting forth for all to enjoy next week. The U's Titan Arum, or Amorphophallus titanium, is scheduled to bloom next week, and the public is invited to drop in Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.
Counterfeit Hoverboards Seized At Minnesota-Canada BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection agents earlier this month seized nearly $650,000 in counterfeit merchandise coming into Minnesota from Canada, including hundreds of hoverboards.
West St. Paul Police Officer Pays To Repair Homeless Family's TruckA Twin Cities family starting the year in difficult circumstances is thanking a watchful community member for stepping in.
The 10 Largest U.S. Lottery Jackpots Awarded Up 'Til TodayThe Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $1.5 billion — the largest lottery jackpot in the world. Here's a look at the 10 previous highest jackpots and the winners' home states.
Record Year For Roseville Wildlife Rehabilitation CenterPeople around Minnesota and Wisconsin brought in nearly 12,000 mammals, birds and reptiles in need of medical care. That represents a jump of over 30 percent from the 9,119 cared for in 2014.
Baby Orangutan Celebrates 1st Birthday At Como ZooComo Zoo celebrated the first birthday of one of its smallest animals in a big way. Zookeepers held a party for Kemala the orangutan yesterday. Like other 1-year-olds, she got to enjoy a cake and juice at her party.
Manitowoc, Wis. Fighting Back Against 'Making a Murderer' BacklashJust a month ago, few knew of a Wisconsin city called Manitowoc. Now, a Netflix series has put it on the map. The wildly popular "Making a Murderer" documentary follows the twists and turns of two criminal cases against Steven Avery.
Wis. GOP Pursuing Bill Banning Dangerous Exotic Animal OwnershipA legislative committee is set to hold a public hearing on a Republican bill that would prohibit people from owning dangerous exotic animals. The measure includes a list of dangerous exotic animals that includes lions, tigers, polar bears, apes and crocodilians.