Black Lives Matter Plans Protest Outside Governor’s ResidenceThe group Black Lives Matter is going to Summit Avenue in St. Paul on Tuesday to show displeasure with Gov. Mark Dayton’s comment on the weekend protest at the Minnesota State Fair.
Lots Of Speculation On The U’s Next Athletic DirectorAs the dust settles over the resignation of University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, the search for a new leader has yet to officially begin.
Animal Welfare Group Wants Cruelty Charges Against Hog Farm An animal welfare group is calling on prosecutors to file criminal charges against workers and managers at a southwestern Minnesota hog farm.
Lawmakers Prepare For Special Session On Impact Of Shortened Walleye SeasonMinnesota lawmakers will be meeting later Tuesday to talk about a special session designed to help those affected by the shortened walleye season on Lake Mille Lacs.
Minn. Woman Going To The Olympics, Carrying On Family Tradition Johnson, 23, has just qualified for the 2016 games in Brazil, playing rugby. Katie is carrying on the family tradition, as her grandfather qualified for the 1948 games in speed skating.
Brainerd Storms Disrupt Wedding Plans For Minnesota CoupleA Minnesota couple had to scramble to make arrangements after the wedding they had planned at Madden's Resort in Brainerd had to be moved because of Sunday's severe storms.
Phil Housley Gets The Call To Hockey Hall Of FameThe State of Hockey is proud of one of its own Tuesday morning as a local legend got a call to the hall. Phil Housley was elected Monday to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The South St. Paul native was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1982.
Twin Cities Catholics React To The Pope's EncyclicalPope Francis released his encyclical "Laudato Si" Thursday, and Minnesota Catholics are starting to weigh in on the document. Jason Adkins is the executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference. During a round table discussion Thursday, he says there was a lot of talk about what the pope is asking of people.
Top Cyclists In Town For North Star Grand Prix The 17th annual North Star Grand Prix is underway. Executive Director David La Porte says the event is the most prestigious race on the USA Cycling Racing Calendar. He says the riders are not in it for the money.
Twin Cities Native & Fmr. World Cup Star Is Optimistic About US TeamThe U.S Women's Soccer team beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the opener at the Women's World Cup. A former Twin Cities soccer star says it wasn't the best performance, but a win is a win.
St. Paul Park Mayor Wants Crossing Closed After Oil Train, Semi CollideWhen St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke first heard about the accident, he wasn't aware it involved an oil train and semi-truck carrying flour. But he was at work on Sunday, so he went down to take a look at the 2,000 bags of flour all over the road.
Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – Heartland Democracy“Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the second part of this series, WCCO’s Susie Jones takes a look at a program called "Heartland Democracy."
Pool Safety Advocates Say More Should Have Been Done To Prevent Tragedy In St. PaulThere are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.
MN State Trooper: Texting & Driving Is An EpidemicIt didn't take long for Minnesota State Trooper Scott Rudeen to spot a person looking down while driving on Interstate 494 in the South Metro. He said he sees it all the time.
Ethiopian Women Share Story Of Struggle And HopeGolu Bolu and Dobi Oyita live in Ethiopia. They are in the United States to attend the 14th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at U.N. headquarters in New York.