Stadium opponent Doug Mann's plea to the Minnesota Supreme Court earlier this month was the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass -- a last minute, long shot attempt to beat the Vikings in court.
The decision today clears a late obstacle that threatened to hold up construction and delay a planned 2016 opening.
The university added three officers to its police ranks. It's also adding dozens of new security cameras, extending hours of shuttle bus services, and rolling out key-card access to all university buildings.
Authorities say the gate arms at that intersection were down at the time when the train struck and killed the man. The train stopped a short time later. Passengers were taken by bus and other trains to their destinations.
The veteran Democratic political strategist, columnist and television commentator Donna Brazile delivered the keynote address at 24th annual Martin Luther King Holiday Breakfast in Minneapolis, and thanked the slain Civil Rights leader for paving the way for her success.
The company building the new stadium, Mortenson Construction, says the Metrodome is expected to be completely demolished and hauled away in about four months.
Drunk driving, failure to buckle up, speeding and distracted driving are the four factors that still account for most of the fatalities on Minnesota roads.
What do you do if your dog eats too much chocolate? Can you remember what medication your cat takes?
The Minnesota Senate Rules Committee has approved, at least in concept, a plan and a price tag for a new office building north of the Capitol. The committee voted to approve the plan and cost estimates at Capitol hearing today.
Ray Widstrand was kicked, dragged, punched and knocked unconscious during a street brawl in his neighborhood last summer. He suffered a brain injury and is missing part of his skull.
The store's location is a prime piece of real estate amid a bustling row of restaurants and bars that cater to people going to shows and games at the Xcel Energy Center.
In an interview with CNBC, Target's president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel said the company is "accountable" and "responsible" for the thefts. He says Target still "doesn't know the full extent of what transpired."
Authorities said the incident happened about 6 p.m. at the intersection of the tracks at 42nd Street E. A pedestrian walked onto the tracks in front of an oncoming southbound Blue Line train.
The Vikings are out explaining what's going on with their tickets. They had a Q&A out in Winter Park today, and here's what they had to say.
The company says the data is believed to be only partial records for the customers involved, but the number is nearly twice as many as the 40 million customers initially believed to be affected by the breach.