A Minnesota National Guard unit will be deployed to Afghanistan later this year with a unique mission -- to rebuild an agricultural economy in the war-torn country.
Flooding continues to be a big problem in North Dakota. Even as the waters begin to recede, some of the temporary dikes along the Souris have started to erode and weaken.
State government shutdown plans dominate the workdays of city and county government officials.
A dying craft is being preserved in a small northern Minnesota town where Black Swan Cooperage is one of only a few wooden barrel makers in the country.
Thousands of American Indians in Minnesota will receive payments from $3.4 billion settlement of a lawsuit alleging the federal government mismanaged billions of dollars held in trust.
It's still not clear what all the effects would be from a state government shutdown. But the looming budget crisis has many low-income residents worried about paying next month's bills.
Nearly half the golden-winged warblers in the world are in northern Minnesota right now for the summer breeding season, and the tiny birds have become the subjects of a two-year research project that could help determine whether they should be listed as a threatened or endangered species.
Investigators are trying to find out who set fire to an Amish farmer's barn in northwest Minnesota.
The White Earth Land Recovery Project is collecting seeds -- some hundreds of years old -- to expand stock so reservation residents can grow their own food.
University of Minnesota researchers think lessons learned from hibernating black bears will help save human lives in a unique study that could someday improve the odds of surviving a heart attack.
The University of North Dakota hopes to train unmanned aircraft crews from Customs and Border Protection, the Coast Guard and the Air Force.
A proposed diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead would flood several small upstream communities and thousands of acres of farm land. Hundreds of people would be relocated to make room for a large area to hold water during a flood.
Devils Lake in North Dakota is forcing hundreds of farmers off the land. About 1,000 residents who live around the lake rallied this week to demand relief from the flooding lake.
Developing techniques may soon allow surgeons to implant replacement bones grown from the patient's bone marrow cells.
Officials in 20 Minnesota counties are now using an electronic criminal complaint system called eCharging to move the state's judicial system toward a paperless future.