More than two months after St. Paul firefighters pulled a girl from a burning home, she got a chance to say thank you. Late Monday afternoon, the child and her rescuers were brought together at an awards ceremony.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota believe they’ve found an effective way to stop the spread of Asian Carp. The invasive species of fish has been moving north in the Mississippi River, posing a threat to Minnesota’s rivers and lakes.
A Rogers woman who spent two-and-a-half months in the hospital has an amazing story of recovery and optimism. Adela Alvarez went into cardiac arrest while teaching a Zumba class last winter, and as doctors worked to save her life, they discovered another serious threat.
Welcoming a new baby to the family can be an exciting time, and when a couple is expecting more than one baby, emotions can really run high. o imagine what it must be like to give birth to five babies at one time. Quintuplets.
It takes a special person to adopt a child from another family — or another country. Yet, thousands of American families have been waiting for years to complete the foreign adoption process. The number of international adoptions has dropped dramatically in the last decade. But last week, an Edina woman finally brought home her three daughters adopted from Guatemala after seven years of waiting.
We know some people can get grouchy when they’re hungry. Now a new study is providing evidence that hunger and anger seem to go hand in hand — especially if you are married. The study is getting a lot of attention because voodoo dolls were used to measure how husbands and wives felt about each other at the end of the day.
Instead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family’s home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.
Soon the lakes will be completely ice free, and we will see lots of people out on canoes. But there is one canoe in the west metro that will definitely not be going back into the water. That’s because archaeologists have just determined it is nearly 1,000 years old.
It’s that time of year when many high school seniors are getting their acceptance letters from colleges. And, just as importantly, details on the financial aid they’ve qualified for, or scholarships they’ve won.
In about two months, schools will be closing for the summer. That means, the kids will need some activities to keep from getting bored.
A Minneapolis man was sentenced Monday to more than four decades in prison for a crime the judge described as “senseless.” Last June, Vone Moua, the owner of Malina’s bar in St. Paul, was shot to death at closing time. It happened after a dispute about a $20 refund for a pool table fee.
Pearson’s Candy has been a staple in St. Paul for a long time, but now it’s got a new look, a new candy and some new jobs.
Icy roads and this winter’s dangerous driving conditions are creating a new problem. With the huge number of crashes this winter, auto repair shops are swamped. Many repair shops are now telling customers they will have to wait four to six weeks before they can even start working on their car or truck.
Help is on the way for one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in Minneapolis, where Hennepin Avenue and Lyndale Avenue come together near the Walker Art Center.
A million dollar home on Lake Minnetonka burned to the ground Thursday morning. The fire started around 9:30 a.m. at a home on Old Beach Road in Orono, Minn.