This Year's First Confirmed Case Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Reaches MinnesotaMinnesota has its first confirmed case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, also known as AFM. Although anyone can get it, AFM is typically found in children. A rare but serious condition, AFM affects the nervous system and can cause sudden paralysis in kids.
October Snow Doesn’t Stop Minnesotans From Fall ActivitiesThis wasn't the weather University of Minnesota students Emma, Claire and Sarah had hoped for apple picking in early October. “It’s a fun time. It’s just not the fun time I was prepared for,” said freshman student Sarah.
‘No Joke’: Driver Cited For Hands-Free Law Was Texting About The Hands-Free LawPolice in the south metro say a driver was cited Thursday for texting about Minnesota’s new hands-free law the very day it went into effect.
State Trooper Credits Seat Belt For Saving His Life In Head-On Crash
Study: Cancer Patients In Minnesota Cannabis Program Report 'Significant Reduction' In Symptom SeverityState health officials says that cancer patients in Minnesota’s medical cannabis program are reporting that the treatment is helping them cope with symptoms ranging from pain to depression.
Human Rights Department Joins Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Anoka-Hennepin School DistrictThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights joined Tuesday a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district, alleging that it discriminated against a transgender student.
Army Corps Of Engineers Grants Final Permit For PolyMet Mine In Northeastern MinnesotaThe Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota the final permit it needs to proceed.
Study: Number Of Homeless In Minnesota Tallied At Record HighHomelessness in Minnesota has reached a record high number, according to a new report that says more than 10,000 people in the state are living in shelters, encampments or on the streets.
Charges: Man Threatened To Take 'Everyone To Hell,' Bit Officer On Head In Struggle Over GunA southern Minnesota man faces nine felony charges after he allegedly held his ex-girlfriend hostage, threatened to take “everyone he hates to hell” and assaulted a responding police officer, biting him on the head in a struggle over a gun.
Sand Creek Ice Dam Removed, Evacuated Jordan Residents Return To HomesAuthorities southwest of the Twin Cities say residents have begun returning to their homes in a mobile home park that was evacuated last week due to flooding.
Missing Woman With Alzheimer's Recovering After Being Found Lying In SnowAn 89-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s is recovering after she went missing Sunday evening in central Minnesota and was found in the woods, lying in the snow.
State Troopers, Passerby Rescue Driver Whose Car Flipped Into Deep Puddle Under Highway OverpassTwo Minnesota state troopers and a passerby are being credited with saving a woman's life Wednesday night after they cut her out of her upside-down, partly-submerged vehicle and revived her on the side of Interstate 35.
Duane Johnson Charged With Murder In Ailing Wife's Overdose DeathA Minnesota man accused of removing his ailing wife from a care center, taking her home and holding what he described as a "death party" before she died has been charged with murder.
Minnesota Senate Approves Disaster Loans For Barn CollapsesThe Minnesota Senate has approved expanding a zero-interest disaster loan program for farmers, just in time for producers whose buildings have been damaged by heavy snow this winter.
Proposal Would Strip Gray Wolves In U.S. Of Federal ProtectionGray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subjected to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the predators recovered following a decades-long restoration effort.