Ken Tilsen, civil rights attorney and a stalwart of liberal causes across the Midwest, died Sunday night. He was 85 and had been suffering declining health for months.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue said today that it expects to collect about $30.5 million in "floor stock" new cigarette taxes. That's the stamp charge on all the cigarettes sellers had on hand before the new taxes took effect on July 1.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed part of a key interchange in the southern suburbs after crews discovered damage to a bridge over the weekend.
Police say the 9-year-old boy was found near the intersection of Ivy and Farrington in the North End. The child's feet had been severed by the train.
Drivers are heading into a busy weekend of road work across the Twin Cities metro. Here's a look at the Minnesota Department of Transportation projects that might cause you problems.
St. Paul got a nasty surprise when it started digging up the site in earnest for the new Lowertown ballpark: an unseen $6 million of pollution lying underground on the Diamond Products site.
Or was it a surprise?
St. Paul's embattled police lab is back up and running after a scandal closed the facility last summer.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says it is hiring an attorney to examine the details of the $1 billion stadium deal the state is about to sign with the Vikings.
Another month, another slide for electronic pulltabs. That billion dollar-plus vision the state had back in 2012 seems to be slipping away altogether this summer.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said a Pontiac Sunfire drove off of West River Parkway, crashed through a security fence near the Stone Arch Bridge and went into the Mississippi River below.
A variety of road, bridge and other construction projects will slow traffic on Minnesota roads this week, state Department of Transportation officials warned today.
Gov. Mark Dayton visited Rochester Friday afternoon to officially launch the Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center, which he says is one of the biggest economic development efforts in state history.
There will be another round of major road detours in the Twin Cities this weekend. They'll start affecting traffic on several freeways tonight.
The tantalizing news that Major League Soccer is going to grow by 20 percent in the next eight years has some observers, like Fox Sports North, speculating about a futbol team in the new Vikings stadium.
The Vikings will kick off their 2013 season against the Houston Texans at 7 o'clock tonight. The NFL is also kicking off a new security regime and the Vikings will be banning a wide variety of items fans are used to carrying in to their seats. That includes women's purses bigger than an open hand.