Minnesota Somalis Concerned After Thwarted Terror Plot In KansasThree men in Kansas have been charged with trying to bomb an apartment complex, home to Somali immigrants.
Must-See Sites Along Route 66A look at five must-see sites along one of America's most famous highways -- Route 66
Survey Suggests Economy Slowing In Rural Parts Of MinnesotaA new survey suggests that the economy will slow down in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states -- including Minnesota -- in the months ahead. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says weak crop and energy prices are hurting profits across the region.
Twin Cities Flight Grounded After Being Struck By LightningA Twin Cities flight bound for San Antonio had to touch down in Kansas Thursday after it was struck by lightning.
Father Of Teen Arrested In Assault Case Says Son 'Defended Himself' The father of one of the teens arrested in Wichita, Kansas, over the weekend asks people to reserve judgment until the whole story is told.
Urban Ventures: We're Taking Teen Assault Case 'Very Seriously'Urban Ventures says they're taking the incident involving a number of teenagers allegedly assaulting people in Kansas "very seriously." Over the weekend, police said seven kids ranging in age from 12 to 18 yelled and threw things at people in Wichita, including a number of homeless people.
Q&A: A Look At Climate Change Plan And Its Impact On StatesPresident Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.
7 Minneapolis Teens Arrested In Kansas AssaultSeveral teens from a Minneapolis basketball program were arrested on assault charges in Wichita, Kansas over the weekend. The kids range in age from 12 to 18.
July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For MidwestA July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.
Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts Of 10 StatesA new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard.
Amid Bird Flu Outbreak, Turkey Farmers Increase SecurityPoultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.
Weakening Economy Seen Ahead For Rural Parts Of 10 States A monthly survey of bankers suggests a weakening economy lies ahead for rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states.