This is the land of 10,000 lakes, or to be more specific, 11,842 lakes. And most of us don’t know how any of them got named.
A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.
Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.
The Minnesota History Center will open a new exhibit next month examining one of the toughest periods of the state’s past: the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
On a quiet St. Paul street corner, the sweet sounds of guitar chords ring simple and true. Willie’s American Guitars is a music magnet, attracting players from across the spectrum. Rock to country, beginners to legends.
The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.
An Old West gun battle re-enactor who wounded three onlookers when he fired live rounds instead of blanks at a South Dakota show was sentenced Monday to seven and a half years in prison.
Representatives from Ramsey, Dakota and Washington counties got together Tuesday to talk about what they can do about the growing concern in the metro about prescription drug abuse.
Former Minnesota House Minority Leader Tom Pugh is headed for the judicial branch.
More than 20 Dakota Indians netted for fish out of season in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis to assert what they say are rights guaranteed by an 1805 treaty.
Governor Mark Dayton lost his beloved dog, Dakota, to cancer on Wednesday.
The largest mass execution in U.S. history occurred 148 years ago, when 38 Dakota warriors were hanged from a single scaffold in Mankato.