Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 2 People From Stranded Sailboat In Apostle IslandsA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter team rescued two people and their dog from a stranded sailboat in Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Park Tuesday night.
Hikers From Minnesota Find Body At Base Of Michigan CliffTwo hikers from Minnesota discovered a body at the bottom of a steep cliff along Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula while going through photos one of them had just taken.
With New Bump, Minnesota Ushers In Region's Top Minimum WageMinnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour, which also will rank among the most-generous state wage floors in the country.
Lawmakers Want Programs To Curb Great Lakes Farm PollutionTwo members of Congress introduced legislation Tuesday that encourages states in the Great Lakes region to develop voluntary programs aimed at reducing farm pollution that causes harmful algae blooms.
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Conservationists Spot Endangered Piping Plovers In DuluthConservationists say two piping plovers have been spotted in Duluth, and they are hoping that means the endangered bird will decide to nest in the area.
Bemidji Complain Of Mosquitoes More Than Most, Study SaysNo Minnesota resident is pleased to see a mosquito, but residents of Bemidji may be the most mosquito-shy of all.
Tap Talk: Red Cow 'COWlaborating' With Odell BrewingMoo-ve over, Colorado. Minnesota is taking over your beer. Local restaurant, Red Cow, is teaming up with Colorado's Odell Brewing Co. to create a one-of-a-kind IPA: COWlaboration.
Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Urge Supreme Court To Go SlowSame-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
Gopher Football To Have 4 Night Games In 2015The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that the Gophers football team will have four night games in the 2015 season that will be nationally televised. The prime time games will be highlighted by Minnesota's season opener against TCU on Thursday, Sept. 3, at TCF Bank Stadium.
Talking Points: Author Says Only 10 States Matter In A Presidential Race It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.
Minneapolis Federal Reserve to start Indian Country centerThe Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis plans to start a national center to spur development on Indian reservations, which have been plagued by poverty passed down through generations, according to the Fed bank's outgoing president.