The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it’s the best way for the church to get as many resources as possible to victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Over 4,300 customers lost power in the areas of Oakdale, Maplewood and Lake Elmo Tuesday morning. According to a spokesperson with Xcel Energy, 4,376 customers were without power for three hours, beginning at 5:47 a.m.
Before the countdown to the New Year begins, several local businesses count on one last rush of 2014. Grocery and liquor stores count New Year’s Eve as one of the busiest days of the year and holiday season.
For those traveling in the Twin Cities metro on Sunday for the Vikings game or just to hang out, here’s what you need to know – or have access to – in regards to snow emergency rules.
The Twin Cities makes lots of national lists, but there’s some we don’t want to fall on. Recently, the metro area landed on a list of the sickest areas in the United States.
Once again Twin Cities residents are getting a nod for their effort in giving back to the community. A report released Tuesday from the Corporation for National and Community Service says people in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area rank number one when it comes to volunteering.
Some 20,000 to 30,000 vehicles a day make the drive up Interstate 35, between the Twin Cities and Duluth. They are largely students, business people and tourists heading up to the North Shore.
The ski hill in Burnsville opened for the season a few weeks ago, but Friday is the first day for snow tubing.
Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
It started out as one family’s way of showing gratitude to their step mother’s caregivers. After returning from a trip to Zimbabwe in the fall of 2012, Janis Houston, was diagnosed with African sleeping sickness.
The regional planning agency that runs the Twin Cities bus and transit system is in search of a new leader.
From the Mall of America, to the Super Bowl. Marketing executive Maureen Bausch has been named to lead the effort to bring the big event to the Twin Cities. She said they’ll plan for all kinds of weather conditions.
The embattled Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has announced it will be slashing its budget by 20 percent. In a statement, the archdiocese says more than $5 million in cuts is due to unexpected legal fees.
The flakes of the season’s first major snow storm began falling on Minnesota Monday morning, and by the time the clouds clear out Tuesday, around a foot of snow could blanket a swath of the state.
After 16 years away, Minnesota country music fans are finally getting the chance to see an icon. Starting Thursday night, Garth Brooks will play the first of 11 shows at Target Center. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Nothing inspires such fright as the vision of Halloween pumpkins shrouded in white. But have no fear, clear skies are in the forecast for Halloween this year.
For the sizable African population in the Twin Cities, Ebola fears are never far out of mind. Abdi Bihi, with the Brian Coyle Center, said they have formed a partnership with the Liberian community and are working with them to bring awareness to how the Ebola virus is spread.
Minnesota nice? You betcha? Minneapolis-St. Paul may be a lot of things, but the Twin Cities are definitely not snobby, according to a new list of rankings from Travel + Leisure.
It’s the one day thousands of people circle on their calendars. The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon draws thousands of runners and non-runners to the metro for a big weekend each fall.
The threat of Ebola in the United States has hospitals in the Twin Cities making sure they’re prepared for a potential case here. Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. began making an Ebola plan right after they heard about the outbreak in West Africa this summer.
Five Independence Party candidates are trying to capture some political attention with a joint commercial made to come off like a movie trailer.
Get your cowboy boots and hat ready — Garth Brooks is coming to town.
A change in state law has led to a major change in the way Minnesota rewards people who put solar panels on their homes. Instead of giving a rebate when you install, you get money for producing power.
The first Hy-Vee supermarket in the Twin Cities looks like it will go up in the northwest Minneapolis suburb of New Hope. The city says its council approved a purchase agreement Monday to sell the former Kmart and Wells Fargo site on 4200 Xylon Ave. North to the Iowa-based grocery store chain, which has been eyeing a move into the Twin Cities metro market.
A Twin Cities nonprofit that works to keep people warm during the winter may be in some hot water. The Department of Human Services says Community Action of Minneapolis has used money to send staff members on tropical vacations.