Minnesota Republicans turned out in record numbers to caucus Tuesday night. More than 111,000 people voted in the Republican caucus. That is nearly double the number of voters that cast a ballot in the previous caucus in 2008.
Groundwater contamination is a rapidly growing concern among Minnesota scientists. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said up to 60 percent of groundwater monitoring wells sampled in central Minnesota are contaminated with nitrate.
We’re getting the first look at Minnesota United’s new stadium in St. Paul. The team, designers and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman released the designs for the Midway/Snelling facility Wednesday afternoon.
Minneapolis police are investigating after three banks in south Minneapolis were robbed in just six days. Police believe it was one man who pulled off all three crimes.
Hundreds of non-union workers took to Minneapolis streets Thursday morning to protest for fair wages. They were joined by supporters from the community, asking corporations to do their part in ending the racial and economic disparities in Minnesota.
St. Paul teachers, parents and community allies staged a walk-in Wednesday morning in support of public education.
With more than 3.2 million worker hours logged at the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, U.S. Bank Stadium is 90 percent complete. The Vikings organization and Mortenson Construction gave a tour of the stadium Tuesday, which they hope will be the talk of the National Football League.
There was a crash Monday morning on Highway 12 in Maple Plain, a dispatcher with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
It’s becoming a joy for motorists to pull up to the pump as gas prices continue to drop toward levels not seen in years, if not decades. Friday’s national average is $1.69, but prices are even better in the Twin Cities.
Two officers with the Roseville Police Department have been identified in an incident that left a 52-year-old man dead and a police canine stabbed in the head.
Minneapolis residents packed city council chambers Wednesday to speak out about the reappointment of Police Chief Janeé Harteau. Statements from people were mixed at the public hearing that was a continuation from last week.
Two students and a teacher’s aide are recovering Monday night after a school bus crash. The accident happened near the intersection of Birmingham and Minnehaha in St. Paul.
The latest numbers put the unemployment rate in Minnesota at 3.5 percent. But for African-Americans in Minnesota, it’s 14-percent — that’s compared to 8.8 percent nationally.
The demographics of the city of St. Cloud are changing and so is the face of its police department. For the first time in the city’s history an African-American female is a part of the police force.
For many, the snow means good times on a sled or cross country skiing. For others it means big bucks. Lots of outdoor enthusiasts have been waiting for this day for quite some time as several inches of snow fell on the Twin Cities metro and southern Minnesota.
Another robbery at gunpoint near the University of Minnesota has police and neighbors on alert. A person says he was robbed early Sunday morning as he walked near 8th Street Southeast and 12th Avenue.
With the Super Bowl just over a week away, security efforts are being ramped up across the Bay Area, but Minneapolis police are already training for the 2018 Super Bowl in the Twin Cities.
Bruce Vento Elementary School in St. Paul serves more children of color than white students. That is why Principal Scott Masini wants to find a way to honor and engage in holidays that are inclusive of the student population.
One of the state’s biggest community outreach organizations is spearheading a conversation on race and equity.
The Minneapolis Board of Education will meet Tuesday night with plans to discuss the search for a new superintendent. In the past week, Interim Superintendent Michael Goar requested to have his name be withdrawn from consideration for the job.
WCCO has learned that an officer on leave for allegedly threatening to break a teenager’s leg has been fired. The incident was caught on camera last March by 17-year-old Faysal Mohamed.
Police in Minneapolis are looking into at least two incidents where a driver is accused of trying to run people off the road.
A Minneapolis toddler is making a remarkable recovery in the hospital. Rae’Ana Hall, who is just 22 months old, suffered broken bones and severe damage to the right side of her brain in early January. Investigators believe her father beat her.
The former second-in-command of a Minnesota sheriff’s department says he was forced to resign for questioning his boss. He says he had concerns when Chisago County Sheriff Rick Duncan hired his son as a deputy.
Minnesota’s bike lobby is hoping to get state legislators to lower speed limits on city streets around the state, arguing it would make cyclists and pedestrians safer. The state’s bike lobby would like to see a speed limit of 25 mph.