Illinois Tops Minnesota In OT WinIllinois displayed the ingredients for success that have been missing so much this season, using grit, poise and resiliency to prevail in overtime.
5 Most Scenic College Campuses Near MinnesotaStudy hard on some of the most beautiful college campuses in the midwest!
Minnesota Red Cross Heads To Missouri To Help In Flood ReliefParts of the Midwest are reeling from rare December rainfall. The water is rising to near record level, prompting mandatory evacuations in Missouri and Illinois.
5 Who Died Driving To Visit Family In Minnesota IdentifiedA Kentucky couple and their three children headed to visit family in Minnesota have been identified as the weekend drowning victims caught in a rain-swollen southern Illinois creek.
5 Traveling To Minn. Swept Away By High WaterA coroner says three adults and two children have drowned in southern Illinois after the vehicle they were riding in was swept away and sank in a rain-swollen creek.
Body Found In KY May Be Connected To WI Homicide; Person Of Interest DetainedKentucky State Police have found a body that is believed to be connected to a Wisconsin homicide inside a box alongside a Bell County road.
Group Seeks Greater Oversight For Iowa Pipeline PermitsA group that opposes a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa is asking a federal agency's regional office to be more stringent in issuing permits to a private company seeking access to waterways in the path of the project, and members say the request highlights their concern over varied oversight in the approval process.
Top Dogs: St. Paul Police K-9 Unit Wins National CompetitionThe St. Paul Police K-9 unit competed in several competitions in the United States Police K-9 Association's national field dog trials in Illinois.
DEA: Minn. Collects 5,600 Lbs. Of Drugs In Nat'l Prescription Drug Take-Back DayThe State Of Minnesota took in 5,600 pounds of prescription drugs as part of the DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative (NTBI) on Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the DEA.
Northwestern, Minnesota Meet In Big Ten OpenerUnbeaten and on the rise, No. 16 Northwestern would like to stay that way now that Big Ten play is about to begin.
Maplewood Man Accused Of Killing Wife Captured In Illinois, Charged With MurderA 31-year-old Maplewood man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in August. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says Larry Todd Tennin was arrested in Waukegan, Illinois by U.S. Marshalls and the Great Lakes Regional Task Force. A warrant had been issued for his arrest on Sept. 10 for parole violation.
Buzz Building Around 2016 Ryder Cup In ChaskaIt's still a year away, but buzz is already building around the Ryder Cup. The competition between Team USA and Team Europe will be played at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska next fall.
Survey Suggests Economy Slowing In Rural Parts Of MinnesotaA new survey suggests that the economy will slow down in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states -- including Minnesota -- in the months ahead. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says weak crop and energy prices are hurting profits across the region.
Report Says Mississippi River Commerce Worth $400 BillionA report released at a gathering of mayors in Dubuque finds that commerce along the Mississippi River generates more than $400 billion and supports 1.3 million jobs. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service coordinated the report, which was released Wednesday at a gathering of more than two dozen mayors in Dubuque.
With New Bump, Minnesota Ushers In Region's Top Minimum WageMinnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour, which also will rank among the most-generous state wage floors in the country.