Shoppers Keep It Local On 'Small Business Saturday'Managing a local business runs in the family for Angela Lessman. "I was around it my whole childhood," Lessman said. "I grew up in a store. My parents had a store for consignment for artists in Door County, Wisconsin."
Families Come Together In Search For Missing Loved OnesMore than 100 volunteers searched through the brush Friday as they combed their way through a 36-acre stretch of land in search for any signs of a missing St. Cloud man. "There seems to be a rash of younger people going missing," volunteer Kelly Kiffmeyer said. "It's just disconcerting to hear about."
Mpls. Firefighters, Meals On Wheels, Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to 70 FamiliesFor some families, the holidays can be a tough time to put food on the table. This Thanksgiving, some Twin Cities firefighters wanted to make sure families in need could celebrate.
Gov. Dayton, Mayor Hodges Meet With NAACP Leaders About Clark CaseNational and state leaders met Friday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion in St. Paul to talk about the investigation of the shooting of Jamar Clark, and the demands protesters are making.
Jamar Clark's Family Calls For Peaceful Protest, JusticeJamar Clark's family says Wednesday night they want closure and justice. As Black Lives Matter supporters chanted outside the Fourth Precinct in a tense night of protest, Eddie Sutton -- Clark's brother -- said they will hold their ground.
Online Personal Shopping Services FlourishingWho wouldn't love to have their own personal shopper? Online personal shopping services have exploded in popularity in recent years. Clothes are picked out for users and then sent in the mail, saving them time and, some say, money.
3 Charged In Rape Of Woman, 14-Year-Old DaughterA woman and child were raped and beaten after masked gunmen invaded their Minneapolis home. Police say Reggie Bishop, Roynell Taylor and Deondre Bishop broke into a North Minneapolis home on Bryant Avenue North late at night on July 19.
Mpls. Leaders Announce Initiative To Fight Violent CrimeThe city of Minneapolis announced a new initiative to fight violent crimes -- and it involves the mayor's office, police department and county attorney's office. Violent crime arrests are up 13 percent, but the Minneapolis Police Department says those crimes have increased more than five percent since last year. That includes homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
Need For Tech Workers Helps Bump Holiday Hiring NumbersBelieve it or not, Christmas is seven weeks away. That means a lot of businesses are busy hiring for the holidays. A new survey from the job website CareerBuilder shows 33 percent of companies plan to hire seasonal help this year -- up from 26 percent in 2014.
Students Celebrate Volunteering At 3rd Annual WE DaySome 18,000 students from around Minnesota are getting ready for the third WE Day Minnesota Tuesday. The event, held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, will be full of students committed to making a difference.
Hennepin Co. Honors Man Who Saved Girl From DrowningA 9-year-old girl is alive and well all thanks to the quick thinking of a stranger. De'Asia Johnson fell to the bottom of a pool at the Bloomington Ramada last month. Guy Brown heard Johnson's mother screaming for help, jumped in and saved her.
Minnesota Ranked 5th In Nation For Student Loan DebtMinnesota has made another list, but it is not a good one to be on if you are heading to college. A new study from the Institute for College Access and Success says Minnesota ranks fifth on the list of the states with the highest student debt.