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.
Minnesota’s attorney general is suing a carnival company based in Anoka, saying it collected down payments from some local fair organizers but failed to show up with the rides, games and concessions as promised.
People around Minnesota and Wisconsin brought in nearly 12,000 mammals, birds and reptiles in need of medical care. That represents a jump of over 30 percent from the 9,119 cared for in 2014.
Heating systems and vehicles are more prone to breakdowns when under the stress of bitterly cold temperatures, but there are things you can do now to minimize the chances of that happening.
The latest assault by a student left Minneapolis school principal Monica Fabre healing from a concussion.
One person was injured when a fire tore through a North Minneapolis service station late Wednesday morning.
Mills Fleet Farm was founded by Stewart Mills Sr. in Brainerd back in 1955. The company steadily grew into a chain of 35 retail stores in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and North Dakota. It gained retail success by appealing to both city and rural shoppers — a niche that other stores did not offer.
A woman expecting a child any day now was shown no mercy by a man now behind bars thanks to two good Samaritans who helped police quickly track the suspect down.
Falling gas prices haven’t hurt the demand for all-electric vehicles, with more than 200,000 of them on America’s highways. That represents a jump of roughly 500 percent over the past two years, according to Environment Minnesota.
Minnesota’s Attorney General has filed felony fraud charges against a 51-year-old woman. With an aging population and soaring hospital costs, home healthcare delivers efficient medical care.