A lawsuit contesting a new, Internet-based system for voter registration should be dismissed because plaintiffs lack standing to sue, attorneys for Secretary of State Mark Ritchie argued Wednesday.
The pace of signups for health insurance through MNsure increased by nearly 50 percent from its first month to its second, according to figures released Wednesday. With the Jan. 1 start of coverage under the federal health law now less than a month away, MNsure officials said 24,586 individual Minnesotans have completed the enrollment process.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is bracing parish priests and leaders for its upcoming disclosure of a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is making $1 million in grant funding available to livestock producers for on-farm improvements that help them stay competitive.
Garrison Keillor is bringing “A Prairie Home Companion” back to St. Paul for seven shows early next year. Keillor and the cast and crew will return to the Fitzgerald Theater after a couple of months doing shows on the road.
The Minnesota Vikings have broken ground on their new stadium. Team owners and officials were joined by hundreds of local politicians, business leaders and purple-clad fans Tuesday morning to commemorate the start of construction on the billion-dollar project.
Minnesota’s governor is losing his office — literally. Gov. Mark Dayton and his staff have about six months left in their two-floor suite before a massive renovation to the century-old Capitol displaces them.
Paws up, little monsters! Lady Gaga is coming to St. Paul next year. The queen of costumes announced Tuesday that she’ll be bringing her artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball tour to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, May 20.
Authorities said one firefighter suffered a hand injury while battling a residential fire in St. Paul Tuesday morning. Crews responded to the 1400 block of Edmund Avenue on a report of a fire in a duplex.
An attorney for a man charged in the 1997 slaying of his wife in Iowa City says he hasn’t decided whether to challenge his extradition from Minnesota. John Bloomfield is expected to appear in court Thursday in St. Paul. The 73-year-old has been jailed since his arrest last week at his St. Paul home.
St. Paul Police are looking for a suspect accused of stealing a service dog outside a local gas station. According to authorities, the dog was stolen around 7:10 p.m. Sunday outside the Super America at 399 N. Lexington.
Grab some lucky shoes and follow the yellowbrick road — a new production of “The Wizard of Oz” opens this week at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
The two officers involved in Friday’s police-involved shooting that sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries have been identified.
A man remains hospitalized after being shot by police during a chase Friday evening. Investigators say he fled in a car when an officer pulled him over at around 5 p.m near Front Avenue and Marion Street. His passenger bailed during the chase and got caught.
A man is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being shot by St. Paul Police after he tried to flee officers during a traffic stop on Friday evening. According to St. Paul Police, an officer stopped a vehicle just after 5 p.m. near Front Avenue and Marion Street, but the driver fled soon after. The suspect eventually slowed his vehicle and jumped out near the intersection of Front Avenue and Woodbridge Street. Officers at the scene fired their weapons at the suspect, wounding him. No officers were injured.