It's been ten months since a tornado tore through north Minneapolis causing more than $16 million in damage to public infrastructure. City Council Member Don Samuels, who represents much of that area, speaks with MPR News.
Following an unseasonably warm spring, sprouts and buds are already appearing in some parts of Minnesota. Is there a right time to plant or does it depend on what the weather is like in a given year?
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday, March 20, "Gopher Women's Hockey National Champions Day" after the team won the NC-double-AA Division 1 Championship.
Michigan Tech University wildlife biologist Rolf Peterson has studied the wolves in Isle Royale National Park for more than 40 years and spoke with MPR's Tom Crann about a new report that says the wolves are near extinction.
As a bill that would put the issue of voter ID on the November ballot works its way through the state Legislature, some opponents to the measure are offering electronic poll books as an alternative.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum wants to know what people in the state believe to be are the "10 Plants That Changed Minnesota."
A Minnesota teen joins the Intel Science Talent Search competition for his research on a type of stem cell that could help replace and regenerate muscle lost by people suffering from muscular dystrophy.
MPR's medical analyst Dr. Jon Hallberg discussed the medical roots of the Iditarod with Tom Crann of All Things Considered.
Author and historian Brenda Child discusses the role of women in Ojibwe life, the subject of her book "Holding our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community."
Last week we discussed the remarkable crop of James Beard semifinalist nominees, 16 total. However, only one chef in the group of nominees is a woman. Are there no female chefs in Minnesota?
A new study confirms that standard tests like colonoscopies and removal of precancerous polyps are effective in reducing colon cancer deaths.
The James Beard Awards released its list of semifinalists for this year - Minnesota racked up a record 16 nominations. Who's on the list, how'd they get there, and why is it important?
A recent study found that the common antibiotic is no more effective in treating sinus infections than placebos.
Traffic on a busy stretch of Highway 55 in south Minneapolis is being detoured while workers repair a bridge running over Hiawatha Avenue.
Rep. Collin Peterson speaks with MPR News on the likely deal in Congress on a payroll tax holiday.