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.
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.