The plan to extend the Southwest Light Rail corridor overcame an obstacle Friday to keep the plan on schedule. If an agreement hadn’t been reached, it could have cost the state an extra $100 million or more.
In times of great grief, we often look for meaning. That came in an unexpected way for a Red Wing woman after losing her husband earlier this month. Brad Einck was an organ donor, and what he shared with one person was particularly powerful.
WCCO has learned about more complaints against Brooklyn Park company Breakaway Sportswear. The company sent over-sized jerseys to a youth hockey team in Wisconsin. The Stoughton Hockey team got the jerseys late, in the wrong color and they were big enough to fit an adult.
A youth hockey team is upset about jerseys they ordered from a Minnesota company.
A volunteer firefighter was severely injured while responding to a call early Monday morning. Ryan Sabo was responding with the all-volunteer Gibbon Fire Department, offering mutual aid at a welding business in nearby Fairfax. A steel bi-fold door fell on him, pinning him underneath.
There has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died recently while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month.
There has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month. His wife, Kate, says he had an undiagnosed genetic heart condition. And she said it’s the strength from friends and family that keeps her going.
Family, friends and classmates of a teenager killed in a car accident gathered Friday night to remember her.
Anna Bird was a 14-year-old freshman at Prior Lake High School.
A Twin Cities day care fed up with repeated break-ins, set up a camera and caught the thief in the act.
There is a place down an old Minnesota country road where musicians from all over the world come to make music. There is a mystique about Pachyderm Studio, where rock legends have made a name for themselves and everyone who walks through the door finds focus, instead of intimidation.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.
The family of David Winters is pleading for him to end the manhunt and turn himself in Tuesday night.
An arrest has been made in connection to the shooting at New Hope city hall that left the gunman dead and two police officers hurt. The arrest is related to how Ray Kmetz acquired the gun used.
Pork prices are going down. They had skyrocketed about a year and a half ago when a virus hit the hog population hard, killing millions nationwide. The Minnesota Pork Producers Association said farmers lost 7 percent to 8 percent of their herd.
Minnesota-based Yoplait yogurt enlisted the help of Minnesota fashion designer Christopher Straub to re-imagine the cups with a Signature Collection offered exclusively in Target stores.
There is a long road ahead for a Minnesota musician badly hurt in a car crash.
Pat Mackin has played with musicians like Bonnie Raitt. On Dec. 3, he was leaving a gig at the Minnesota Music Cafe, where he played with Jay Bee and the Routine, when police say Alexandria Clark broadsided him.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it’s the best way for the church to get as many resources as possible to victims of clergy sexual abuse.
The man who was shot and killed by St. Paul Police has been identified as Marcus Golden. St. Paul Police say a man drove his vehicle at officers in the parking lot on University Avenue East.
Passengers aboard a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Minneapolis braced for the worst Tuesday morning after the plane began having trouble after take-off. The pilot radioed the tower to report the problem. At the same time, passengers were being notified the plane was going to need to make an emergency landing. Passengers aboard Delta flight 2116 immediately knew something was wrong.
Minnesota is home to the largest Somali population in the country. And it’s because of that distinction that leaders from Minneapolis-St. Paul were one of three cities asked be part of a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.
They will deliver in snow, sleet or hail, and all on a bike. This is the first winter for the bike-only taco delivery service.
Several school districts have cancelled class on Wednesday, including the state’s two largest, Anoka-Hennepin and Minneapolis Public Schools. MPS calls the bitter blast dangerous, citing the cold temperatures, wind chill and safety of students as the reason.
A high school senior says he didn’t think twice about stopping to help when he saw a barn on fire. Wyatt Stueven arrived before the fire trucks, and horses were trapped inside.
We all face challenges in life. Some are greater than others. Two drummers who found themselves in a similar position feel it is how we get through them, and the people that help pull us through that define who we become.
Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire in Vadnais Heights Thursday afternoon that killed one person. The fire started just after noon on the 700 block of Berwood Avenue West. Neighbors say the fire spread quickly, and appeared to move from room to room.