The university said that about three gallons of hazardous chemicals were spilled just before 3 p.m. Wednesday as they were being moved through the building.
Officers were called to a report of two people fighting on the street about a block west of the state Capitol. They found one man dead there when they arrived.
The University of Minnesota Regents will consider on Wednesday a new policy that allows alcohol sales to fans sitting in the general seating area of TCF Bank Stadium.
What's in a name? Well, it may be the difference between winning and losing, according to supporters and opponents of two referenda heading for the ballot in November.
About 4,000 customers of Lake Country Power in northern Minnesota remain without power on Friday after storms Monday tore through the area, downing trees and power lines.
It's usually hotter in the Twin Cities than the surrounding area, and a pair of University of Minnesota researchers say they're getting a good idea of just how hot.
The centers are being run by the Homeland Security and Emergency Management division of the state's Department of Public Safety.
An excessive heat warning from the National Weater Service continues for a third day in central and southern Minnesota through tonight.
Lake Country Power says there were more than 11,500 of its customers in the Grand Rapids area without power after storms with 80 mph winds swept through northern Minnesota on Monday night.
The most recent storms came through the Twin Cities shortly after 3 a.m., bringing with them wind gusts up to 56 m.p.h., a report of nearly 1 inch hail near Princeton, and street flooding in Anoka County.
The plan to pay for the state share of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium using proceeds from electronic pull-tabs is inching forward. However, plans to legalize sports-themed tipboards have officially been shelved, as a nationwide legal battle over sports gambling plays out.
A river of trash is cresting this week, on its way from basements and garages to landfills in Wisconsin and Cloquet.
A week after floodwaters swept through Duluth, businesses are taking stock of their losses and hoping for a revival of the area's main economic engine -- tourism.
From its landmark harbor to the rail lines that stitch across its hills, Duluth is a town built for transportation.
Residents on a quarter-mile stretch of Duluth's Skyline Parkway are hoping their homes will be accessible by road again as soon as Tuesday.