The Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state’s medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
A favorite holiday tune is “I Saw Mama Kissing Santa Claus.” But what happens when you see great-grandma with her lips planted on Santa?
Commuters heading home from work Monday are hoping that drive will be better than the drive to work or school this morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says there were hundreds of accidents during the morning commute. Monday morning’s dose of heavy snow resulted in nearly 150 crashes, but none were fatal.
Ten days after the controversial shooting of Jamar Clark, a funeral was held for the 24-year-old in north Minneapolis.
A Columbia Heights police officer and a Fridley police officer are now on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man inside a business overnight. It happened in the 700 block of 40th Avenue Northeast in Columbia Heights early Tuesday morning.
Police are trying to find the people who shot three men who were sitting inside a car in south Minneapolis Sunday night. Two of them were killed. The third man was hospitalized overnight. It happened in the Seward neighborhood near East Franklin Avenue and 22nd Avenue South.
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is calling for the Department of Justice to investigate an officer-involved shooting over the weekend. Police say there was a struggle when they tried to arrest Jamar Clark early Sunday morning.
So much of the turkey talk this year has been about the bird flu. Minnesota was one of a handful of states that saw an epidemic that wiped out millions of turkeys.
The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving a hit-and-run accident. They’re trying to find the driver of a large pick-up truck who hit a pedestrian and then kept going.
In another list the state would rather avoid, Minnesota has been ranked as the fourth most expensive state in the country. That’s according to the annual Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report released Monday.
Police at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport arrested a man who was stealing luggage from the baggage claim area. That alleged thief was a limousine driver who was supposed to be picking up travelers.
Technology has made it possible for us to work from anywhere at any time; taking calls while we walk down the street, or checking emails from our phones at home. Dr. Sheeneeta White, an associate professor at the Opus College of Business at St. Thomas, says we must balance work and free time.
We Day returned to the Xcel Energy Center Tuesday for the third time. Eighteen-thousand students from all over Minnesota spent the day hearing inspirational messages about community service and volunteering.
It’s a field trip like no other — a day-long concert at the Xcel Energy Center filled with pop stars and nationally-known speakers.
Distracted driving may be to blame for an accident that killed a beloved school bus driver near New Prague. The LeSueur County Sheriff’s Office says 79-year-old Joe Tikalsky was collecting his morning newspaper from a roadside mailbox Wednesday, when a woman driving down County Road 29 hit him. He was killed instantly.
Gopher football coach Jerry Kill abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday morning because of ongoing health issues. His battle with epilepsy has been a very public one. Kill was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2005 when he was coaching at Southern Illinois.
A round of studies released on Monday suggest adding more fruits and vegetables to your meal, and cutting out meats. The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation said Monday that an investigation into coronary artery risk found that an increase in consumption of fruits and vegetables at a young age led to lower coronary artery calcium later in life.
Thanksgiving is next month and this year, it comes after the bird flu killed millions of Minnesota turkeys. Last spring, more than 100 farms across the state had infected flocks of turkeys that had to be destroyed.
Former Sen. Norm Coleman revealed to his followers on Facebook that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. He said that he has been meeting with oncologists and doctors in the Twin Cities as well as at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
A community is mourning the loss of a father and his two young sons killed in a South St. Paul house fire. The 60-year-old father and his two sons were found on the second floor. The boys were ages 5 and 2.
People gathered in St. Cloud Tuesday to have an honest conversation about race. About 150 people — including Gov. Mark Dayton, the mayor of St. Cloud and the city’s police chief — were on hand at the Great River Regional Library to help lead the conversation.
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.