Gov. Dayton Leads Discussion On St. Cloud Race RelationsPeople gathered in St. Cloud Tuesday to have an honest conversation about race. About 150 people -- including Gov. Mark Dayton, the mayor of St. Cloud and the city's police chief -- were on hand at the Great River Regional Library to help lead the conversation.
Minn. Pilot To Compete In Nat’l Championship Air RacesSome race-car drivers describe their job as "go fast and turn left." One Twin Cities pilot will be using the same strategy in next week's National Championship Air Races. Only, he'll be going a lot faster.
Black Journalists Discuss Race In AmericaFor the first time in its 40-year history, the National Association of Black Journalists is holding its yearly convention in Minneapolis. More than 1,500 members of NABJ are expected to show up at the Minneapolis Convention Center. They include TV and print journalists, as well as journalism students from across the country.
Mpls. Pastor: Charleston Tragedy About Evil, Not RacePastor David Keaton says the massacre in South Carolina has been at the forefront of conversations inside Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis. He says some members are using social media to vent and pray.
'Beerwood Derby' To Benefit Local Boy ScoutsRemember those pinewood or carbon car derbies from when you were a kid? Well, it no longer has to be a childhood memory, because the grown-ups head to the races Saturday for the annual Beerwood Derby in Minneapolis.
Walker Says He'd 'Rather Be Ahead Than Behind' In RaceWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hasn't officially announced that he's running for president, but he continues to send strong signals that a candidacy is inevitable.
U Of M Drops Racial Descriptions From Crime AlertsThe University of Minnesota will drop racial descriptions from campus crime alerts, unless the description of a suspect is detailed enough to identify the person.
Racial Discipline Gap Narrows In Minnesota SchoolsThe gap is narrowing between white students and students of color when it comes to discipline in Minnesota schools.
Family Accused Of Cyber Bullying Apologizes For Dad's ReactionThe family of the Prior Lake father who is accused of retaliating in the wake of his kids' alleged cyber bullying has responded to the national attention the incident has attracted. Recently, Brad Knudson posted a video on YouTube to show people how his 14-year-old daughter was being bullied via Snapchat.
Prior Lake Father Calls Out Teen Daughter’s Bullies OnlineA Prior Lake father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14-year-old girl. He's calling them out on YouTube by showing an offensive video sent to his African-American daughter. (Warning: Video contains strong language). Brad Knudson posted the video to show people how his daughter was being bullied with racist messages via Snapchat. The YouTube video he made late Monday already has over 58,000 views.
Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.
Motorcyclists Ride In Unpredictable ‘I-Cycle Derby’You never know where a new year might take you. Take the motorcyclists who competed in the yearly "I-Cycle Derby" Thursday morning, a ride dedicated to the memory of Eddie James. All the participants knew was where to find the starting line in Minneapolis.