Friends and relatives are gathering in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to honor the life and work of former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar. Family members there would be a visitation for relatives and friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The funeral for former Congressman Jim Oberstar has been announced. In an obituary posted Sunday, family announced Oberstar’s private burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8.
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who represented northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning. He was 79. A statement released by his family said Oberstar died in his sleep. A cause of death was not provided. His former chief of staff, Bill Richard, said Oberstar died at his home in Potomac, Maryland.
A measure to change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed has died in the Maryland General Assembly.
A deadly germ untreatable by most antibiotics has killed a seventh person at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Maryland.
Jake Arrieta pitched seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles marked the 20th anniversary of the opening of Camden Yards by defeating the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Friday.
Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.
A State Patrol trooper on the way to a different accident was involved in a separate car accident Wednesday morning.
Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.
The Maryland man who drowned in a Maple Grove park pond on Saturday has been identified.
A Maryland man drowned in a Maple Grove park pond Saturday evening, Hennepin County police said.
An alleged gang member wanted in a 2006 Baltimore double killing has been arrested at a central Minnesota bank drive-through.
Two Minnesota students have been eliminated in the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.
Two Minnesota students have advanced to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.
Five Minnesota students are competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.