Crews broke ground on a fancy new elevator station on Wednesday that will eventually allow riders of Metro Transit’s forthcoming Green light rail line to get from the street to the skyway in downtown St. Paul.
Despite the passing of 50 years and a slew of federal and state laws against racial discrimination, U of M Civil Rights Professor Carl Warren says Minnesota is far from realizing Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream.
John Hines and WCCO News Reporter Chris Simon talked about the Isaiah Theis tragedy on Friday morning.
More motorcyclists have died this year on Minnesota roads compared to last year at this time, according to officials with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Officials said 26 riders have lost their lives in 2013. There were 18 motorcycle deaths at this time last year.
It’s been two weeks since a pair of violent storms brought down thousands of tree limbs and, in many cases, entire trees. At the corner of 42nd Avenue East near Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis, residents are trying to be understanding.
There are three months to go before MNsure goes online in Minnesota in the run-up to open enrollment for universal healthcare. Open enrollment for MNsure begins Oct. 1, with coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2014.
Following the torrents of rain received over the past several days has arrived the inevitable rising of our rivers. The Crow River is among the first to get a flood warning tag from the National Weather Service, and in excess of 15 feet, it is set to crest sometime Thursday.
Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak is among 17 other big city mayors, including those of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, reviving a push prohibiting the use of food stamps to buy pop and other sugary drinks.
School may be out for the summer, but educators and parents are already anxiously looking ahead to the next two years, now that legislators approved the first big spending spree on education in ten years. After a decade of cuts, it is more than just good news.
The first real high profile entrance in the Republican race to retain the vital 6th Congressional District is anticipated Wednesday as former legislator Tom Emmer is expected to throw his hat into the ring. Even if Jim Graves had stayed in the contest, Republican Party Chairman Keith Downey said he had and has every confidence that the GOP will retain the 6th district.
There are two very different opinions from at least two prominent figures about just how high the Red River may crest this time around, which may very well affect the safety of residents coping with another flood season in Fargo-Moorhead.
Among the budgetary items up for debate in the Legislature is whether or not to discontinue Minnesota Care on the eve of implementing the Federal Affordable Care Act, which take effect Jan. 1, 2014.
The first sounding of the Cathedrals restored and enhanced 1963 Skinner gallery organ anticipated to be heard at the Easter Vigil, set for 8 p.m. Saturday, has been postponed.
As of Thursday morning the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gas is $3.82 in the Twin Cities. That’s 60 cents higher than a month ago.
Thursday’s rally at the State Capital was organized by the same group that successfully defeated the gay marriage ban in November.