Children across the state dressed in orange on Wednesday to highlight Bullying Prevention Day. The color blazed inside Hopkins’ Eisenhower Elementary School.
It’s still two weeks until Election Day, but the voting has already begun. For the first time in Minnesota, anyone can vote early. Unlike previous years, you don’t need a reason to vote absentee.
Officials say two people suffered injuries Sunday after a fire started in a Minneapolis apartment building.
A specific group of Minnesotans is being asked to consider traveling to the area where Ebola is at its worst–West Africa. The people being urged are native Liberian health care workers.
When she started her career, Dwight Eisenhower was president. More than a half a century and 10 presidents later, a Twin Cities nurse is still on the job.
The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court’s order effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states.
Now that furnaces are clicking on around the city, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is going up. Just Saturday night, Burnsville firefighters say they got a call to an apartment complex and once there, they detected carbon monoxide in the air. The building was then evacuated.
For many of us it’s officially on–the heat, that is. A cool blast of air has caused some to fire up the furnaces.
It’s estimated Minnesotans pay around $1,500 dollars a year in energy costs. And if you need a new furnace, that can add on thousands more.
It may not be a huge surprise, but the news is certainly sad to many. The Twin Cities’ oldest independent bookstore — The Bookcase in Wayzata — closes for good on Oct. 18. Bob Stacke is a store regular and has been for years. He found out the bad news Tuesday on a shopping trip.
A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.
Some parishioners spent their mass in tears at St. Victoria Catholic Church Sunday. It was the first official Sunday without the church’s music director of 18 years, Jamie Moore. Moore says he chose to resign after marrying his longtime partner, because Archbishop John Nienstedt asked him to.
A Minneapolis man was reunited with his son Wednesday night after his car was stolen outside a north side gas station with the 2-year-old child inside.
There are still questions as to what happened to Tom Bearson, but officers in Fargo, N.D. say they now believe he is gone. Twenty minutes into a morning search for Bearson, a searcher found a body matching his description.
Many towns have community action groups, which are non-profits that get funding to help people find work and keep warm in the winter. But is being questioned after an audit found hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money was used for things like tropical vacations.
High numbers are never a good thing on the golf course. And that’s exactly what two local courses are dealing with. The damage to two Minneapolis courses pelted by June storms is now estimated between $3 million to $4 million.