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.
On the Stone Arch Bridge spanning the Mississippi River, environmental studies students basked Thursday under a warm October sun. And for instructor Jean Unzicker, no topic was more controversial than debate over the science of climate change.
In Coon Rapids, a parking lot is over run with tents as superfans from all over the nation are prepping for the opening of a new Chick-fil-A. “We have people from California who drove in, Kansas City, Iowa, Illinois,” Coon Rapids franchise owner Jason Griggs said.
Authorities are investigating how a 9-year-old Minneapolis boy flew to Vegas by himself without a boarding pass. The incident happened last Thursday at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
As finishing touches go up on the finish line along John Ireland Boulevard, 28,000 runners spent Friday checking in for marathon weekend. For runners and the expected 300,000 spectators cheering them on, April’s tragedy in Boston changed everything.
It’s watched by millions of television viewers each week — a show featuring a family of camouflage-clad characters and their ZZ Top theme song. A & E’s Duck Dynasty is a reality TV series like no other.
It’s 4 a.m. on a Tuesday and breakfast is sizzling on the griddle. The hunters are clad in blaze-orange and preparing for a day in the woods. But in this deer camp of sorts, hunters come in wheel chairs, braces and scooters. Their appetite is for little more than to get out into the woods.
Minnesota’s recycling rate is among the highest in the country. But that’s not saying a lot when you consider that at 47 percent, less than half of all residents are chipping in.
A lowered flag, flapping in the light breeze Friday was the sad and solemn reminder of last year’s mass shooting at a Bryn Mawr neighborhood business. The occasion was Minnesota’s worst case of workplace violence: seven people died, including the lone gunman.
Palagor Jobi’s friends were in a Dakota County courtroom Thursday to see up close the man now charged with killing him.
Burnsville Police are stepping up the search for a missing University of Minnesota student who was in the company of an Eagan man now being held on suspicion of murder.