The father of a man killed by Minneapolis police earlier this month says Terrance Franklin was shot in the back of the head. Supporters of the man and his family plan to protest police handling of the case on Friday.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community may play a key role in the next proposed expansion of the Mall of America.
The expansion will bring the total number of bike stations to 170 in the area, including a new focus along the Mississippi River, and around Minneapolis parks.
Rep. Michele Bachmann says she won't seek re-election in 2014. The four-term congresswoman announced her decision in a nearly 9-minute video posted on her website early Wednesday morning.
Minnesota officials now say at least four people were killed in traffic accidents over Memorial Day weekend.
Rescuers in St. Paul have found the body of the fourth grade student missing after a mudslide in Lilydale Park.
The family of the St. Louis Park fourth grader missing after a hillside collapse gathered Thursday morning at Lilydale Regional Park as recovery efforts resumed.
Recovery efforts are suspended for the evening and are expected to resume Thursday morning. One child is dead and another missing after a gravel slide Wednesday at Lilydale Regional Park near the Mississippi River in St. Paul.
DFL leaders said they'd ended years of chronic budget and financial problems for the state. Republicans called the five-month session a political blunder of historic proportions.
This morning, the governor touted results including statewide all-day kindergarten and financial support for Rochester to help with the Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center plan.
Gas prices in the Twin Cities are hitting record highs in recent days.
Football fans were reveling over the design of the new Vikings stadium this week, but bird watchers remain skeptical because of the amount of glass included in the design. Glass, they say, kills birds.
State officials are turning to cigarette taxes and tightening up corporate income tax enforcement to pay most of the state's share of the nearly billion-dollar project. MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tim Nelson about the story.
So long electronic gambling taxes, hello cigarette taxes and additional corporate income taxes.
The Green Valley Fire has burned about 7,100 acres, and threatened 50 homes in the area south of Park Rapids. In addition to the homes that burned, the fire has destroyed two commercial buildings and more than 40 other structures. The fire is now 65 percent contained.