Judge Orders Review Of Committed Sex OffendersA federal judge ordered a risk assessment Thursday of all sex offenders in Minnesota's restrictive civil confinement program to determine which can be put on a pathway for release. Judge Donovan Frank laid out what he says must be done to fix problems with indefinite detentions that he earlier ruled unconstitutional.
Attorneys For Sex Offenders Propose List Of Program ChangesAttorneys for more than 700 sex offenders committed to Minnesota's secure treatment program have proposed a long list of remedies to the judge who declared the program unconstitutional.
More Gates, More Security Lines Coming To MSP?Your next trip out of town could soon become a lot easier. Officials at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport laid out several changes they'd like to make on Tuesday.
Finding The Space Needed For All-Day KindergartenWe hear quite a bit about the benefits of all-day kindergarten compared to half-day programs. Next year, more school districts in Minnesota will offer it free of charge because state funding will kick in. But with the change comes some challenges, and finding enough space in school buildings is one of them.
Will Prep Hockey's Rule Changes Stay?The games taking place at the Minnesota state boys hockey tournament at the Xcel Energy Center are a little different because of changes made about a year-and-a-half ago.
Vikings Unveil Slightly Altered 'Norseman' LogoThe Minnesota Vikings are altering their logo. Ever so slightly.
Downtown Restaurants Want Food Truck Ordinance ChangesIt's hardly the weather for eating outside. But come spring, comes a return of the food trucks to downtown Minneapolis streets.
Northfield To Discuss Changes To School CalendarThe Northfield School Board will discuss potential changes to the 2013-2014 school calendar Monday night at the high school -- a proposition that has many parents more than concerned.
Minn. Lawmakers Ease Off Constitutional ChangesDemocrats taking over the Minnesota Legislature are avoiding bold promises to change the state's constitution after voters decisively rejected two Republican-backed amendments earlier this month.
Legal Action Planned Against Amendment Wording ChangesGov. Mark Dayton is considering a special legislative session for state aid to flood-weary northeastern Minnesota. But some lawmakers are talking about adding another item to the agenda, that could revive two of the most controversial issues of the last decade.
Best Buy Committed To Change, CEO Says Best Buy's interim CEO said Thursday that the electronics seller is operating below its full potential but is committed to changing in fundamental ways.
Mpls. To Re-Open 3 Schools Due To Growing EnrollmentThere have been many stories over the years about schools closing in Minneapolis because of declining enrollment. But today we can report that Minneapolis will re-open three schools because of growing enrollment.