In her first in-depth television interview, the whistleblower in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis abuse scandal said Archbishop John Nienstedt must step down. Jennifer Haselberger, the Nienstedt’s former top legal adviser, said Monday’s announcement of new policies to protect children is a significant victory, but believes new leadership is needed to implement them.
Favorable weather helped Minnesota farmers make strong progress on their soybean and sugarbeet harvesting this past week.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is preparing to open its first-ever retail store, where consumers can sign up for insurance coverage and get information on healthy living. The store opens Nov. 8 in the Yorkdale Shoppes mall in Edina.
A Minnesota expert on infectious diseases is criticizing the handling of the Ebola outbreak. A symposium on the Ebola crisis was held today at Johns Hopkins in Maryland.
Republican Secretary of State hopeful Dan Severson says Minnesota should do more to help military members overseas to cast their ballots. Dan Severson says delays in mailing ballots and lack of awareness has brought military voter participation as low as 5 percent.
As weather cools this fall, find five shops that offer something special in hats.
The undead took over downtown Minneapolis this past weekend in record numbers. Minneapolis police estimate more than 35,000 people showed up to drink and party at the annual Zombie Pub Crawl. The crowd was so big it broke a Guinness World record for the most people dressed as zombies.
Police have released pictures Monday of two men suspected of using fraudulent credit cards at a Walmart in Burnsville last week. On Thursday, Oct. 9, the men used at least one fraudulent credit card. Five other cards were used in the span of 20 minutes, but no other victims have come forward.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is coming to Minnesota to campaign for fellow Democrat Sen. Al Franken. Warren and Franken plan a Saturday morning campaign event at Carleton College in Northfield. Warren will also help Franken rally campaign volunteers in St. Paul Saturday afternoon.
The Moorhead Police Department says a citizen’s tip helped identify the body of a man found in the Red River on Sept. 29. The body was spotted by a boater and was later recovered by the Moorhead Fire Department under the train bridge near Memorial Park. The body had been in the water for an undetermined amount of time and had no identification.
A Stearns County deputy made an unexpected – and expensive — discovery Friday. The deputy was on patrol heading northbound on County Road 3, south of County Road 131 in Brockway Township. At around 4:15 p.m., the deputy noticed a lot of cash blowing in the breeze just south of the intersection.
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A nurse is now a patient after becoming the first person to catch the Ebola virus in the United States. Here in the Twin Cities, hospitals have precautions in place in case the Ebola virus spreads to Minnesota.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s re-election campaign got a boost Sunday with an endorsement from a major law enforcement group. The Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis announced the endorsement Sunday afternoon, saying Dayton has fought for money to help keep – and hire – police officers across the state.
Get away this fall without going too far. Pack your kids in the car or head out alone on a road trip to one of these fantastic destinations.