Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican lawmakers insisted Wednesday they don’t want the state government to shut down in eight days because of a stalemate over a new budget, but neither side appeared willing to meet the other’s demands to prevent it.
Backyard fire pits have become popular in the city and the suburbs, but they are not OK with everyone.
Two-thirds of adults say their partners snore. It can be a pain in the neck for the partner as well as the snorer. So, is this a life sentence for both of or is there hope for silencing snoring?
Extreme discomfort is not the only reason Twin Cities road repair crews have to hate the heat this week. On Monday alone, more than 30 heat-related pavement “blow-ups” were reported in the greater metropolitan area.
How comfortable would you be with knowing how long you had to live? There’s a simple blood test that will soon be available that may be able to tell how fast a person is aging.
A respected international panel of scientists says cellphones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.
At GG’s salon in St. Paul, you can always find a pair of cheaters handy. Shop owner Gale Grijalva has close to three-dozen pairs of reading glasses scattered around because she could not do her job without them.
If life was like the movies, nothing would surprise us about the crazy tricks of tornadoes. When the storms struck Sunday, 10-year-old Taylor Aho of East Bethel knew he was not just seeing things, but he was certainly surprised.
The tornado that struck the north side of Minneapolis picked an area already struggling to overcome man-made disasters, such as crime and poverty and neglect.
Americans had 8.6 million plastic surgery procedures last year, and most did not involve surgery. That is a growing trend as new techniques become available.
The Centers for Disease Control has called childhood obesity in America a crisis. It is happening at a time when budget cuts are forcing many school districts to cut physical education programs. But a Twin Cities high school is teaming up with the University of Minnesota to fight for fitness.
The family of former Wild hockey player Derek Boogaard, who was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment Friday, donated his brain to medical researchers in Boston to try to determine if his rough and tough NHL career contributed to his death.
Dentists from across the country came to Minnesota Saturday to perform multiple root canals on a 15-year-old Bengal tiger named Titan.
A 23-year-old drunk driver, who hit and killed a former University of Minnesota student, was sentenced Monday to four years in prison.
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. Fortunately, a new study is giving patients some hope.