WNBA Champion Lynx To Have Breakfast With Governor, ParadeMinnesota Lynx fans can honor the 2015 WNBA champions Friday morning in downtown Minneapolis. A parade for the Lynx starts at 11:30 a.m. on 12th Street and Hennepin Avenue, and ends at Target Center for a celebration shortly after noon.
Ventura Considering Run For President On The Libertarian TicketHe shocked the world once when he was elected governor of Minnesota in 1998. And on Wednesday, Gov. Jesse Ventura said he just might be ready to do it again.
GOP Candidates Scramble To Win Over Scott Walker Supporters Even before Scott Walker dropped out of the race for president, his Republican rivals for the White House were chasing after the remnants of his once high-flying campaign.
Government Says Students Can Apply Earlier For College AidAspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school, the White House said Sunday.
Tyus Jones Makes A Trip To The White HouseMinnesota Timberwolves first-round draft pick and Apple Valley standout Tyus Jones spent the day at the White House in Washington, D.C. He joined his former teammates from Duke to celebrate their NCAA championship.
Obama's Wisconsin Visit Comes As Walker Prepares CampaignPresident Barack Obama is bringing his push to raise salaries for low-income workers to Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker angered set off a firestorm and built his expected run for the White House around curtailing collective bargaining powers and enacting a right-to-work law.
2 Minnesota Women Invited To White House Ramadan DinnerTwo women from the Twin Cities area are among guests that were invited to dine with President Barack Obama at an annual White House dinner held in honor of Islam's holy month of Ramadan. Obama welcomed guests to the White House on Monday for a traditional iftar dinner, which follows daily fasting from dawn to sunset.
Scott Walker Takes Another Step Toward Presidential RunStepping closer to an all-but-inevitable White House bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has created a "testing the waters" committee that allows him to raise money for a presidential campaign.
Good Question: Why Do We Use The Numbers 911 For Emergencies?Every day, 650,000 people call 911. For some of us, it is the first phone number we learn. It has become such a part of our lives that we even hear stories of 3-year-olds using it to get help. So, that had Kendal and her great-aunt Cathe wondering: Why do we use the numbers 911?
Kids, Adults Gather In Watertown, S.D. For Presidential VisitPresident Barack Obama checks the 50th state off his list of places to visit with a planned commencement speech Friday in Watertown before about 700 tech school grads and their families.
With 'Promise Zone' Designation, Another Push For Universal Pre-KU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Minnesota on Tuesday and called the state a model for others. He announced that the White House has named Minneapolis a "Promise Zone." That means the city can get a leg up on the competition when applying for federal grants that create jobs and help close the achievement gap.
Kentucky's Rand Paul: 'I Am Running For President' Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a declaration that he's running for the White House to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."