A Minneapolis man is accused of raping a 10-year-old girl over the weekend in the hallway of a Cedar-Riverside neighborhood apartment complex.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office say they received a call at about 1:52 p.m. concerning Lori Mildon, 61, who suffered a leg injury in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park and was unable to walk.
The Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead after he made threats and attacked a deputy in Mora Wednesday. Shortly before 9 p.m., Kanabec County Sheriff’s Deputy Shana McIalwain responded to a residence on the 500 block of Watkins Street after a man called and said he intended to kill someone at the address.
Protesters interrupted a Minneapolis school board meeting Tuesday night and brought it to an abrupt end. They were demanding that the district cancel a contract with a company that provided children’s books filled with racial stereotypes.
A dispute over parking meters has St. Paul business owners and residents ready to take on City Hall. Tuesday night, members of Mayor Chris Coleman’s staff are meeting with people who are strongly opposed to a plan to install parking meters along Grand Avenue.
As part of National Farm to School Month, Minnesota encouraging more farms and schools to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to the cafeteria.
Harvest Preparatory School in North Minneapolis opened in 1992, after the success of the SEED Academy preschool.
Police in Minnesota and Wisconsin are on the lookout for thieves who are targeting day care centers. Police say in the last few weeks, thieves have hit day cares in four cities: Hudson, Wis., St. Paul, Shakopee and Edina.
St. Paul police said they are reviewing the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 15-year-old boy that was captured on video. According to the police report, the incident happened on the 700 block of Edmund Avenue on Sunday afternoon.
There’s a new player in the grocery store game in the Twin Cities. After months of construction, Hy-Vee is opening stores in New Hope and Oakdale Tuesday morning. The company is based in Iowa and has grocery stores in eight states across the Midwest.
New U.S. Census data reveals the median household income for whites and Asians in Minnesota is twice that of African American households. The numbers show the median income for Minnesota’s black households dropped nearly 15 percent, or about $4,500 in one year.
A new class offered at some Minneapolis public schools may raise eyebrows, but the district says it’s needed. Last year, the school district created the Office of Black Male Student Achievement to improve the academic performance of African-American boys.
Now that students are back in class, so are a whole other group of folks: school volunteers.
The city of St. Paul is looking for poets. Monday marks the kickoff of the 8th Annual Sidewalk Poetry contest. The city partners with Public Art Saint Paul to host the contest.
So much has changed since most of us were in elementary school. Not just in the classroom, but also at recess. A national non-profit called Playworks started training “recess coaches” in Minnesota five years ago. These coaches lead children in organized activities during free time outside. Recess coaches are now in several public schools across the Twin Cities.
A Saint Paul barber is helping parents who are running short on cash get their children prepared for the first day of school Milan Dennie’s offer of free back-to-school haircuts was always a big hit at his shop in Gary, Ind. He had the same promotion Monday at his new place in St .Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.
Now that September has arrived, the first shipments of the flu vaccine are arriving in Minnesota.
The bizarre on-air murder of a television news reporter and photographer in Roanoke, Virginia has left people around the country in shock. Allina Health psychologist Dr. Cheryl Bemel says events of this magnitude are “a shock to our mind and body.”
For the last month, we’ve seen a new debate over just how much water we should be drinking each day. It started in July, when medical researchers at Harvard University published an article stating there is no scientific evidence that we need to drink eight glasses of water a day.
Students in Minneapolis Public Schools were some of the first students who headed back to class Monday morning. Most other students in Minnesota will return the day after Labor Day. That means families still have some time to finish their back to school shopping.
There’s excitement about a new weight loss procedure just approved by the FDA. Mayo Clinic doctors say it could be a powerful tool in the fight against obesity.
Panhandlers are hard to ignore in Minneapolis, but now the city is getting creative in dealing with them.
Officials with Target announced Wednesday morning they will soon be implementing grocery delivery. Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones announced the move to marketing partners Wednesday morning.
New allegations of sexual harassment are surfacing against the now resigned University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague.
A young father is fighting to get stronger after doctors say a diving accident likely left him paralyzed. It happened during a bachelor party Saturday on Lake Minnetonka. Kirk Ingram, 28, dove off a pontoon into water that was shallower than he thought.