President Barack Obama unveiled Monday new power plant regulations designed to combat the earth’s changing climate.
Under new rules, power plants have to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent over the next 15 years.
Starting this weekend, some things are about to change in Minnesota.
Protests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.
For many people, attempts to eat healthy are often thwarted by our cravings for junk food. A new survey shows there’s also another obstacle: not enough grocery stores sell healthy food.
There are plenty of rules when it comes to eating properly. Etiquette matters. No one wants to be around someone who stuffs food in their mouth and chews like a wild animal. Unless it’s a hot-dog eating contest.
Scientists in Minnesota believe they’ve found an insect that can do what they haven’t been able to do very well — get rid of the emerald ash borer.
It’s the middle of July, but some families have already started their back-to-school shopping. Spending has grown 42 percent in the last decade. But this year, families plan to cut back.
Things are heating up in the Twin Cities. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the high 80s and low 90s all week with dew points in the 60s, making it feel muggy and tropical.
We learned Thursday that Major League Soccer may be coming to St. Paul rather than Minneapolis. This morning, Mayor Chris Coleman announced he’s invited the MLS president to visit St. Paul and check out some land where a new soccer stadium could be built.
Some Twin Cities ninth graders are headed to Silicon Valley in California for an intensive technology camp. They were selected by a husband-and-wife team that work for Google. Steve Grove grew up in Northfield but now lives in the San Francisco area.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is concerned about a rare turtle that may soon find itself on the list of endangered species. The Blanding’s turtle lives in a small number of states and provinces in the Midwest, New England, and southeastern Canada.
A member of the governor’s own Task Force for Medical Cannabis Research says he’s not able to get medical marijuana.
The wait is over and people who’ve seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.
A construction trailer filled with expensive tools is now back with its rightful owner. The trailer was stolen from a construction site in Roseville. As it turns out, authorities said the thief took the stolen trailer with him when he went to a court hearing in Washington County.
Now that we know major league soccer is coming to Minnesota, the question remains where will those games be played. The owners of the Minnesota United team are looking at downtown Minneapolis for the stadium site. Today, we learned they’re also talking to a Twin Cities suburb.
A group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player — but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.
General Mills announced Monday that it’s dropping artificial colors and flavors from more of its cereals.
Not many things are free anymore. So, when we heard about free summer camps for kids across the metro, we couldn’t wait to spread the word.
In two weeks, the first prescriptions for medical marijuana will be filled in Minnesota.
On Wednesday, one of the two state-approved marijuana growing facilities opened its doors for a tour of its operation.
LeafLine Labs is in Cottage Grove, and members of the Bachman family, as in Bachman flowers, are major investors.
At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.
Target is selling its pharmacy and clinic businesses to the drugstore chain CVS Health for about $1.9 billion in a deal that combines the resources of two retailers seeking to polish their reputations as health care providers.
We’re seeing a new phase in the bird flu outbreak that has led to the deaths of millions of turkeys in Minnesota. A small number of affected farmers are now restocking.
Teenage sisters Sonja and Alexis Pearson returned to the hospital where doctors saved Sonja’s life when she was a toddler.
Now that school is out, your children may have more free time to spend online. That increases the chances of them coming in contact with criminals.
When classes end for the school year many children lose access to healthy meals — that’s why the effort to offer free summer meals is growing.