With a 8-2 record and four-straight wins in the Big 10, the Gopher football has been the feel-good story of the fall. Now in year three of the Coach Jerry Kill era, the perception of the Gopher football program is changing. Gopher linebacker Damien Wilson says fans have been shocked by the team’s success. “They’re getting used to it,” Wilson said. “Everybody’s excited around here.”
The tools of Daniel Novak’s war experience are stored in a locked briefcase. While most World War II soldiers were armed with weapons, Novak had black and white film.
Drive down any residential block in Minnesota and the hidden risk of radon is there. That’s because according to state health experts, 40 percent of all homes have radon levels above the danger threshold.
A new report could drive wine lovers to drink. Morgan Stanley says we could soon face a worldwide wine shortage. Demand keeps climbing in the U.S. and China and because of weather and other factors, production is down.
A California-based animal rights group is calling on Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, to stop buying pork from a Minnesota producer. Mercy For Animals went undercover at a hog farm in Pipestone and recorded gruesome images they say proves their point.
The possibility of more precious metal mining proposals in northern Minnesota took another step forward on Friday after the state’s executive council approved 31 leases of state and private lands to three mining companies seeking exploration.
The man found guilty of orchestrating Minnesota’s largest Ponzi scheme finally admitted on Wednesday that he did it. Tom Petters was in U.S. District Court in St. Paul on Wednesday trying to get 20 years shaved off his prison sentence.
Police in Shakopee said they’re looking for a suspect after a man was found shot to death inside his home Tuesday night. Authorities were called to the 800 block of Prairie Street at about 7 p.m. Tuesday on a report of an armed robbery.
The attorney for an Apple Valley man accused of killing his pregnant wife argues the death of the 15-week-old fetus was an abortion, not murder. Dakota County prosecutors say Roger Holland strangled 37-year-old Margorie Holland at their townhouse last March.
It seems there are still plenty of people who live their lives by the golden rule: do unto others as you would have them do unto you. A Clara City man is evidence of that, after a hunting jacket he thought was long gone was returned four years later.
Some businesses buy costumes, fake blood and dry ice, and declare themselves “haunted” for a few weeks each year. But a hotel in central Minnesota has mysterious happenings year-round, and there are no costumes.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says a federal investigation is needed to look into business practices at one of the nation’s largest private Medicare insurers. On Friday, Swanson sent a massive file of complaints against Humana to the federal agency charged with overseeing that part of Medicare. She’s asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to look into more than 27 complaints on file.
It should come as no surprise that the financial website CreditDonkey.com ranks Minneapolis number five on a list of the 10 best places to start over. Mary Tyler Moore had a hit TV show doing just that — playing a single woman who moved here after being dumped by a boyfriend.
When trash collection day comes to your neighborhood, you just might notice a difference in the sight, sound and smell of the trucks.
Minnesotans came together from across the state to celebrate National Coming Out Day. It’s a day that celebrates coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender – or as an ally.