New Ulm's Oktoberfest Named One Of The Best In The NationIt's one of the best times of the year for beer lovers. As we say goodbye to summer, breweries and restaurants start rolling out the kegs for Oktoberfests.
Fast Food Workers, Supporters Protest Wages Across Nation Fast food workers and their supporters here in Minnesota and more than 100 cities across the country are holding a day of protests.
Minn. Edges Toward 6th Highest Cigarette TaxMinnesota is weeks away from having the nation's sixth highest tax on cigarettes when the new $2.83-a-pack charge kicks in. The Minnesota Department of Revenue on Thursday put a finer point on tax changes the Legislature approved in May. Increases in tobacco taxes were key parts of a new state budget.
MN Gas Prices Still The Nation's Most ExpensiveAnother day, another infamous No. 1 ranking as Minnesota still has the highest gas prices in the nation, according to GasBuddy.com.
Minnesota Ranks No. 2 For Safest HighwaysDespite Minnesota’s snowy and icy winters, the State’s highways have been ranked as the No. 2 safest in the nation.
House Won't Vote Before Midnight On 'Cliff' DealThe House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Drought Now Grips More Than Half Of The Nation The nation's widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States now in some stage of drought and most of the rest enduring abnormally dry conditions.
Minnesota Tops In Elderly CareIt's the first of its kind report and it finds that Minnesota leads the nation in the way it cares for its elderly.