It’s a disease with no cure and limited treatment – Alzheimer’s. This week the Mayo Clinic announced the findings of a major study that is giving researchers new hope.
After an anemic season for snow, a spring storm dumped more than a foot of it on parts of Minnesota, forcing some schools to close.
As the new Vikings stadium goes up in downtown Minneapolis, a historic building next to it is going to come down.
A legal fight has turned into quite a spectacle in Wayzata. In December, the city council denied a property owner’s request to redevelop two lots on the west end of downtown Wayzata.
Here in the Twin Cities, we’ve got lots of options on St. Patrick’s Day.
Angela Davis took a look at the parades, festivities and transportation options around the metro.
Millions of people across the nation enjoyed a free ice cream cone on Monday. That’s because Dairy Queen is celebrating its 75th anniversary by handing out free vanilla cones all day. The first DQ opened in Joliet, Ill., in 1940 and seven years later, the first one in Minnesota opened in Roseville.
Nearly 127 million people across the country plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday. Those who do celebrate usually wear lots of green and spend lots of green. Because many observe the holiday with adult beverages, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety wanted to remind everyone to make sure they line up a sober ride if they’re planning on being out and about.
A murder-suicide is suspected after two people were found dead in the garage of a home in Norwood Young America Wednesday night, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 5:07 p.m. to a death investigation at 920 Preserve Blvd. in Norwood Young America.
Target’s massive workforce reduction is the latest milestone in a company that has long and colorful history in Minnesota. The Dayton Company, which had popular department stores throughout the Twin Cities, decided to launch something new in 1961 — a discount chain.
As Minnesota’s governor meets with Target’s top executive, other companies are taking aim at its nervous employees.
People who walk through the downtown St. Paul skyway system are noticing some new signs posted on the walls.
A 50-year-old man is dead and his 2-year-old grandson is in critical condition after the UTV they were on broke through the ice on a lake near Alexandria, according to their family.
There was nothing routine about a routine drive on Highway 7 in Hutchinson Tuesday. The strong wind blew fresh snow up from the ground and in to the air, giving drivers something to worry about.
This weekend the Ordway Center in St. Paul will debut its newly-expanded and renovated concert hall. Not only is it bigger, the quality of the sound is better.
“High Risk” are the words used to describe an area of a St. Paul park where two kids died in a landslide. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani were on a field trip at Lilydale Park in May of 2013 when the ground under them gave way.
Maybe you wait in line for a car wash simply so your car or truck looks better. But auto mechanics say during the winter months, it’s actually a necessity. “We go through times like recently where we have small snow and they’re throwing lots of salt out,” mechanic Paul Hagen said.
Target is testing a new way to reward its customers. It’s in the form of a mobile app that keeps track of how much money you spend.
Plans to expand the trail system along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis have hit a snag, and it may actually end up in the hands of a judge. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board met Wednesday to decide what to do about a stretch of land on the east bank of the river.
Gov. Mark Dayton says his transportation funding proposal would result in 600 road-and-bridge improvement projects across the state.
Without good vision, everything is much more difficult. But if you don’t have insurance, it can be a struggle to pay for an eye exam and prescription glasses. About 20 St. Paul kids who failed vision screenings at their school last fall got a follow-up exam Thursday with an optometrist.
It’s video that’s gone viral, and it was shot inside a Twin Cities fast food restaurant. It shows a McDonald’s worker behind the counter having a complete meltdown. Cellphone video captured what happened late Saturday night inside the McDonald’s in St. Paul’s Midway Shopping Center.
A child is dead after a fire in St. Paul late Sunday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews received a call around 8:30 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue.
A show at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this weekend has an unusual name and a powerful message.
It’s called “Full Still Hungry” and uses dancers, costumes and a live band to spark a meaningful conversation about food.
Wednesday is National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Here in the Twin Cities, the Minnesota History Center hosted a celebration and awards program. Gov. Mark Dayton stopped by to congratulate the honorees. But the findings of a new report show a major setback for female coaches at colleges and universities.
A student at the University of Minnesota has tested positive for measles. It’s the first confirmed measles case in Minnesota this year. University health officials say the student came down with the measles after returning home from a trip abroad.