March Madness basketball brackets aren’t the only office pools underway this Thursday. Powerball players also are pooling their money to buy blocks of tickets for a $320 million jackpot.
There is now another way to gamble and help pay for the new Vikings stadium: electronic bingo. The Minnesota Gambling Control Board approved the high-tech bingo on Monday.
A new University of Minnesota study should put the minds of many pregnant women who are still on the job full-time at ease.
Scientists report a drop of nearly 60 percent in the number of Monarch butterflies making it to their winter home in Mexico this year — the lowest level since record-keeping began 20 years ago.
Kids who avoid scary situations are more likely to have anxiety problems.
Minnesota retailers are hoping Gov. Mark Dayton will reconsider the part of his budget plan that would tax some pieces of clothing.
After taking a lot of heat from the business community, Gov. Mark Dayton is dropping one of his sales tax proposals.
It may be Minnesota’s most notorious murder case and it happened 50 years ago today.
A Mayo Clinic study finds that an implant can control acid reflux.
Gas is now selling for about $3.76 a gallon in the Twin Cities, and motorists aren’t the only ones complaining about big jumps in prices. Independent gas stations are also feeling the squeeze.
Students involved in a violent food fight at Minneapolis South High School could face criminal charges.
A bill that would regulate dog and cat breeders in Minnesota has passed its first test in the state legislature.
More than 100 animals, mostly cows, were killed in a barn fire in San Francisco Township early Tuesday morning.
Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 — becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years.
What’s the best chemical for melting ice on our highways? The Minnesota Department of Transportation commissioned a study on the question. The findings suggest we’ve been down this road before.
A new study ranks Minnesota near the top for the way it handles its elections. All 50 states were ranked by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
If you drive a car, you’ve noticed a 30 cent jump in gas prices in recent weeks. But why? The reasons are many, according to the experts.
A new poll finds Gov. Mark Dayton leading the list of possible Republicans who may challenge him in 2014.
Minnesota added 9,100 jobs in December, bringing unemployment rates in the state down to levels not seen since before the financial crisis of 2008.
There is another mile-marker for the newly-restored Union Depot in St Paul. Starting on Monday, Jefferson Lines is providing bus service to and from the majestic station.
Bad as it may seem, this flu season doesn’t rank among the most severe.
Extra security is now in place with students resuming class in Sleepy Eye and New Ulm Monday. The action was taken after a teenager was arrested for allegedly posting threats on Facebook.
Todd Hoffner is fighting to get his job back as head football coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
It’s been a nice holiday present to have gas prices dip below $3 a gallon, but what will happen in the new year?
If you’re looking for something different to do on New Year’s Day, there’s always the option of chilling your bones at the annual ice dive in Lake Minnetonka.