Twin Cities Flight Grounded After Being Struck By LightningA Twin Cities flight bound for San Antonio had to touch down in Kansas Thursday after it was struck by lightning.
Father Of Teen Arrested In Assault Case Says Son 'Defended Himself' The father of one of the teens arrested in Wichita, Kansas, over the weekend asks people to reserve judgment until the whole story is told.
Urban Ventures: We're Taking Teen Assault Case 'Very Seriously'Urban Ventures says they're taking the incident involving a number of teenagers allegedly assaulting people in Kansas "very seriously." Over the weekend, police said seven kids ranging in age from 12 to 18 yelled and threw things at people in Wichita, including a number of homeless people.
Q&A: A Look At Climate Change Plan And Its Impact On StatesPresident Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.
7 Minneapolis Teens Arrested In Kansas AssaultSeveral teens from a Minneapolis basketball program were arrested on assault charges in Wichita, Kansas over the weekend. The kids range in age from 12 to 18.
July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For MidwestA July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.
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.
Amid Bird Flu Outbreak, Turkey Farmers Increase SecurityPoultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.
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.
MSU Gets Going In NCAA D2 PlayoffsMinnesota State kicks off its NCAA championship pursuit this weekend.
Five Creepy Historical Sites In The MidwestLooking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.
Missing Minnesota Family Found Safe In KansasA father, four of his children -- two of whom are juveniles -- and their three dogs who went missing last week have been found in Kansas, according to the Pine County Sheriff's Office.
Self: Wiggins Wants To Be Traded To Minnesota Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future.
Patrol: 2 From Alexandria Killed In Kansas CrashTwo people from Minnesota were killed Thursday afternoon in a crash near McPherson, Kan., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 135 at milepost 63.
Midwest Economic Survey Index Hits 3-Year HighA monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states hit a three-year high in April, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months, according to a report issued Thursday.