A new report from the Inspector General of Homeland Security found it took the Secret Service a year to replace a broken alarm system at former President George H.W. Bush’s home. The Secret Service is responsible for protecting all former presidents and their spouses. So, who else do they protect?
It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.
It’ll forever be known as the home of the Saint Paul Saints. Saturday, though, the secondary tenant steals the thunder. CHS Field, the sparkling new ballpark in Saint Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood, echoes with balls hitting bats and slapping into leather mitts.
Former Minnesota star and three-time Olympic medalist Natalie Darwitz has agreed to become women’s hockey coach at Hamline. Hamline announced the hiring Monday.
Ted Cruz announced Monday he’s running for President of the United States. The U.S. Senator from Texas was born in Calgary and moved to the U.S. with his family when he was four years old.
It is a staggering story based on numbers. Hamline University’s hockey team won two games last season. If they win Saturday against Wisconsin-Stevens Point, they will advance to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four with a new coach and a new culture.
From theater to public service to toy maker? That’s how Jeff Freeland Nelson became a huge success story.
Most of Minnesota hasn’t gone above the freezing mark since Feb. 9, so anyone spending time outside might be feeling that drip, drip, drip from the nose. That had Carole from Hibbing wanting to know: Why do our noses run in the cold?
Two nationally-renowned St. Paul law schools — located just three mile apart — will soon become one. William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law are planning to transform into Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. The school will be located largely on William Mitchell’s campus on Summit Avenue.
The legal case with Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took another step forward Monday morning as the NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit on behalf of Peterson over the denial of his appealed suspension.
Adrian Peterson continues to make headlines, two days after the NFL decided to deny his appeal and keep him suspended.
Many of you have written us to share your, let’s call it, distaste for all of the political ads on television. They’re nothing new. So, Cheri from McGregor wanted to know: When did television political advertising start?
A televised debate is one of the last two chances for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican candidate Jeff Johnson to make differences known face to face.
If you’ve been listening to the political ads over the past few weeks, you’ve heard the term “middle class” mentioned over and over. This had Barbara from Mound wondering: Who’s in the middle class? Pew Research says 44 percent of people identify as solidly middle class. That’s down from 53 percent back in 2008.
The non-profit Minneapolis Community Action has shut its doors after a state audit found leaders of the organization used more than $800,000 in taxpayer money for luxury trips, spa visits and even a car loan.
Throughout his speech Wednesday evening, President Barack Obama referred to the militant terror group as ISIL. But, often, the media refers to that same group as ISIS or the Islamic State.
Construction workers found skeletal remains Wednesday in Hastings, and what happens next depends on how old the remains are. Hastings police say that the remains were found at the corner of 14th Street and Vermillion, at the site of a new CVS Pharmacy.
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With Ukraine and Russia on the verge of a possible war, the rest of world is watching and waiting to see the next course of action.
LT. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon announced on Tuesday she will not seek re-election with Gov. Mark Dayton this fall. The former DFL state senator and Duluth city councilwoman said she considered her work on health care and seniors most rewarding during her term, but that she had “expected to be more involved in some policy initiatives and I found ways to do that.”
A couple that has been accused in a rash of recent musical instrument thefts from local colleges is now also charged with stealing things from real estate open houses. Police arrested Michael Joseph Lippert and Nicole Marie Korolchuk last week after word went out that the two were wanted for a string of musical instrument thefts.
Police made some quick arrests after several musical instruments were stolen from local college campuses. On Friday, St. Paul Police asked for the public’s help in locating a couple suspected in the burglaries. A few hours later, Sgt. Paul Paulos received a phone call from Richfield Police, who said they had the couple in custody.
Betsy Hodges’ face is one Minneapolitans will be seeing much more of, and her personality is one her husband insists they’ll get a kick out of. “She can tell really good jokes,” said Gary Cunningham, Hodges’ husband. “We laugh a lot.”
More rounds of vote counting are underway at Minneapolis City Hall as the state’s largest city looks to crown a new mayor. Democratic City Council member Betsy Hodges held a wide lead but was still short Wednesday of the threshold needed to win.
If you’re looking to get a degree in Minnesota, Hamline University and Carleton College should be at the top of your list, according to the latest college rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranks America’s best colleges annually.