The Legislative Auditor says there are gaps in Minnesota's child protection system -- variations in how counties and some Indian tribes first respond to cases of alleged mistreatment of children.
A 7-year-old child in Montrose, Minn. was killed by an out-of-control motorist while waiting on the sidewalk for his school bus shortly after 8:00 a.m. Friday.
Federal statistics report that one in every three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.
Political enthusiasm this year got voters down in the trenches in the suburban swing district of Eagan.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, in Bloomington, promises to repeal President Barack Obama's signmature health care reform legislation, and launches a full-frontal attack on GOP front-runner Mitt Romney.
Minnesotans got their first look at who's trying to influence their vote this November on a constitutional ballot question defining marriage.
A non-profit that helped Minnesota's newest African immigrants is closing.
Rep. Michele Bachmann paid a surprise visit today to a group of pastors and state lawmakers working to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage.
Minnesota may step up its efforts against invasive Asian carp using Outdoor Heritage Funds, one of four legacy amendment funds.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit that challenged the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
St. Paul police and a victim's family members are asking for the public's help in solving the city's only unsolved homicide from last year.
The group that pushed Minnesota to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday as a statewide holiday finds itself in a difficult spot this year.
Xcel Energy's nearly four-year quest to add more capacity to its power grid in midtown Minneaplis took two steps forward Thursday.
About 2,300 Minnesota residents who received emergency medical assistance from a program of last resort have lost that coverage as of this week. The program paid for a variety of health care services including doctor visits, chemotherapy and dialysis. The reduction in services is an outcome of the budget deal that ended last summer's state government shutdown.
Early on, Susan Allen learned from her father that American Indian people could help change institutions by participating in them.