General Mills Plans To Close A Facility In IllinoisGeneral Mills says that it has tentatively decided to close an Illinois plant over the next few years, but will consult first with the union that represents the facility.
A History Lover's Travel Guide To ChicagoThe Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Twins Pick LHP Tyler Jay In First-Year Player DraftThe Minnesota Twins have selected left-handed pitcher Tyler Jay from the University of Illinois in the first round of the 2015 first-year player draft.
Police: Skateboarding Boy Fights Off Abductor In Wis.Police say a 12-year-old boy fought off a man who tried to abduct him while he was skateboarding in northeastern Wisconsin.
Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts Of 10 StatesA new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard.
High Winds Hitting 6 States, Including MinnesotaHigh winds are affecting a wide stretch of the upper Midwest, from Minnesota to western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says sustained winds Tuesday afternoon will top 30 mph, with gusts reaching 45 to 50 mph.
Canine Flu Outbreak Hits Midwest, But Not MinnesotaThe Midwest has become the epicenter of a canine flu outbreak. While the virus has not appeared in Minnesota, it has been detected in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
4 Things To Know: Midwest Tornadoes, Apple Watch & MoreThese are the four things you need to know about from Friday, April 10. They include a series of violent storms and a story reaction to Bert Blyleven's tweets about Detroit.
Weakening Economy Seen Ahead For Rural Parts Of 10 States A monthly survey of bankers suggests a weakening economy lies ahead for rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states.
Rep. Aaron Schock Announces Resignation Amid ControversyRepublican Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois, dogged about irregularities in his campaign finance and congressional spending accounts, suddenly announced on Tuesday that he would resign his House seat at the end of the month.
Minnesota Man Finds Hidden Treasure In Postcard CollectionFred Eckhardt of Boyd, Minn. is on a quest to get a card from every town in Minnesota and South Dakota- that means stops at garage sales during his cross-country trips. It was during one of those stops at an Illinois farm nearly 30 years ago, that he found something unusual.
Released Felons Seek Voting Rights In MNOne of the most heavily pushed bills lawmakers will take up this session is whether or not to restore voting rights to convicted felons.
Hollins Helps Minnesota Push Past Illinois 79-71Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois. Hollins finished 10 for 15 from the field, including 5 for 7 from 3-point range, and grabbed five rebounds for the Golden Gophers (13-8, 2-6 Big Ten). Carlos Morris had 13 of his 16 points in the first half, Mo Walker chipped in 12 points and 13 rebounds and Nate Mason added 10 points and six assists.
Legislation Seeks Interim Steps To Stop Asian CarpMembers of Congress have introduced legislation calling for interim steps to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes through Chicago-area waterways while a permanent solution is debated.
Five Creepy Historical Sites In The MidwestLooking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.