A national physicians group says it is time for Hennepin County Medical Center to stop using live animals for medical training. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine wants a federal agency to investigate the Minneapolis hospital’s use of 450 sheep and rabbits.
St. Paul’s homeless youth have a new place to get the help needed to get back on their feet. On Wednesday, the nonprofit Face to Face opened the doors to a much larger daytime center called SafeZone.
Minnesota State Trooper Tyler Uthe was working on his day off Monday, putting in overtime to help spread a critical safety message.
For most of us, retirement will come in our 60s. But Aitkin County mail carrier Bill Onstad is anything but your average worker.
Spring has sprung on a meandering river that stretches across the south metro. With dip nets heavy with trout, it is time for the annual stocking of rainbows that makes the Vermillion River so popular.
The state is suing Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business, claiming they recruit students into law enforcement training that has little chance of landing them a job.
Passengers have been running out of patience ever since the TSA consolidated security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Pam Rozendaal arrived plenty early Friday to make sure her son catches his flight.
With the Red Lake High School boys basketball team making yet another trip to the state tournament, Warriors fans have good reason to cheer.
He was attacked by a group of young men who were gambling on his driveway, blocking his access as he returned home from work. What they didn’t know: Chang was armed.
A talented violinist from Duluth is winning over musical hearts nationwide. Gaelynn Lea has an unconventional approach to playing her instrument, born of necessity.
A veteran St. Paul police sergeant is being investigated after a federal appeals court said she was not truthful in a major sex trafficking case. Sgt. Heather Weyker is on paid-administrative leave. A St. Paul police spokesman says the internal affairs unit has launched an investigation to see if Weyker lied under oath to a grand jury.
Investigators are struggling to find out why a Meeker County teenager shot his younger sister, the family dog and then turned the gun on himself. The children’s father discovered the horrifying scene around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when he returned home.
Gunned down in a mass shooting, she became a leading advocate for what supporters call “common sense gun control.” On Thursday, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords made the pitch in Minnesota.
Minnesota’s battle to stop the spread of invasive carp hit a new snag. After making their way to the Twin Cities, the disruptive fish are now swimming westward through the Minnesota River.
What started as a sour experience is turning out sweet for a Twin Cities maker of flavored popcorn. The family-owned Candyland company, based in St. Paul, was forced to file suit against three giants in the snack business over the rights to its flagship product.
When winter’s ice melts into springtime waves, the mystery of Mille Lacs will again be in the news. The lake’s depleting walleye population is still stumping anglers and scientists.
A Minnesota Supreme Court ruling may be costly for some snowbirds. State residents who live part-time in another state could still get slapped with a hefty income tax bill.
Minneapolis police are a bit closer to finding the driver responsible for the hit-and-run death of a mother of four. Someone struck and killed 50-year-old Yvonne Gibson at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near the corner of 30th Avenue and Fremont Avenue North in Minneapolis.
Todd Hildebrandt was a 15-year-old child actor at the Children’s Theatre Company back in 1977. At a press conference, he shed his protective John Doe 84 identity. He sought to put a face to decades of trauma.
More than 20 couples who have been married for decades said “yes” to more Friday. At Roseville’s Presbyterian Homes Johanna Shores facility, the couples gathered in a soothing chapel, where they were serenaded by music and given chocolate roses.
Family members say a peanut allergy caused the death of a 22-year-old Ramsey man. Brian Kelly says his son, Bruce, had a fatal reaction after eating some chocolate that was made in a plant that also processed foods with peanuts.
The best figure skaters in the country are lacing up in St. Paul where the competition to crown champions in men’s, ladies, pairs and dance is underway.
Do Minnesota cities have a legal right to inspect rental properties without any evidence of code violations? That’s the critical question that will be answered in a case now headed to the Minnesota court of Appeals.
It’s raised more than $24 million for the nation’s food shelves and served up nearly 200 million meals to help feed those hungry. The popular benefit that began in the Twin Cities 25 years ago will again make a big splash at Super Bowl weekend in San Francisco on Feb. 6.
The Vikings are suing Wells Fargo bank. They claim that the bank is in breach of contract for the building signage near the Vikings’ new U.S. Bank Stadium.