Do Minnesota politicians not know how to use Google? Absent a proper background check, a simple Google alert would've alerted the leaders as recently as April 2012 that the Wilf's New Jersey empire had been the target of a 21-year old lawsuit and a two-year-long trial.
Back in the boom times of the '90s, the golf explosion brought on by Tiger Woods was too good to be true for many suburbs. It was a great deal for everyone until people stopped golfing.
Sixty-eight years ago tomorrow, the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on Nagasaki, three days after it dropped one on Hiroshima. Not long after that, Ernie Crippen, of Buffalo, visited Nagasaki during a tour of duty with the U.S. Navy Seabees. It was a scene among many he'll never forget.
It's a rough year to be a business owner depending on tourists around Lake Mille Lacs.
Ask most people if they benefit from a government "safety net" program, and most will say "no," according to Marketplace reporter Krissy Clark. But many of them do, she reports.
Many people - detractors, mostly - expected Al Franken to do for senatorial decorum what Jesse Ventura did for gubernatorial protocol in Minnesota. But Franken ended up being all serious and senator-like.
It must be tough being "Big Blue," the iconic old bridge in Hastings that for decades was the signature of the city. It's been replaced now by "Big Terracotta," a bigger, more convenient bridge for Highway 61.
Growing up in a family that struggled with mental illness, Wendy DeGeest knew something about the wayward ways of the human brain.
It's been fairly quiet summer for tornadoes in Minnesota this year, a far cry from the predictions in the spring when tornadoes were striking tornado alley earlier than normal. But when the cold front swept by Trempeleau County, Wisc., yesterday , it provided some spectacular images and no damage.
The interracial couple served up by General Mills in its last ad for Cheerios is gone, but that doesn't mean the controversy is gone.
For all the symbolism our national bird embodies, it can be a pretty delicate bird. The bald eagle that was rescued after crashing onto a tarmac at the Duluth airport has been found dead. In the May incident, it and another eagle got their talons tangled.
A ban on the United States delivering government-originated programming directly to its citizens has been quietly lifted and the Twin Cities Somali audience is one reason why, the journal Foreign Policy reports.
Volunteers in the east metro are giving up part of their lawns for rain gardens, which, by design, filter runoff before it goes directly into the lake or gets there via groundwater.
A lesson from Vining, Minn., native Karen Nyberg, who is aboard the International Space Station.
In a report today, the Fed says Minnesota is rapidly catching up to Wisconsin in the total number of jobs. Wisconsin has been more populous than Minnesota but the gopher state is closing that gap too.