Rain surged through southern Minnesota for hours on Thursday, adding more to the already record precipitation in the region. From Pipestone to the Mississippi River, there were reports of water overflowing ditches, clogged storm sewers and flooded basements.
Scientists are releasing a species of stingless wasp along the Mississippi River in the hopes that it can control an invasive pest -- the emerald ash borer.
The National Institute of Health has awarded the Mayo Clinic an $11 million grant for medical genomics research.
A study by the University of Minnesota's Hormel Institute in Austin concluded a chemical in over-the-counter pain creams can act as a carcinogen.
Mankato Mayor John Brady says he's not resigning in the wake of his DWI arrest in the Minneapolis suburb of Golden Valley on August 21.
Maria Sosa, pictured, is one of the first so-called "agripreneurs," graduates of a of program that trains Latinos to grow organic vegetables and raise free-range chickens in Northfield.
Officials in Mankato have announced the city will be the location of a new Walmart Midwest Distribution Center.
A subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land O'Lakes is voluntarily recalling nearly 292,000 eggs that may be contaminated with salmonella.
A silo that was turned into a cylindrical billboard for St. Peter-based countertop manufacturer Cambria has created quite a bit of controversy in south-central Minnesota this summer.
Twenty-five years ago today, workers at the Hormel meatpacking plant in Austin, Minn. went on strike, bringing the struggles of the national labor movement home to southern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights has dismissed a complaint filed two years ago by a group of Latino residents who claimed police discrimination in the small town of Gaylord.
Austin is among hundreds of rural towns around the country where immigrant workers seeking the promise of a better life have altered the community. Latinos now make up nearly a quarter of the city's population. That bothers some longtime Austin residents, who long for the old Austin.
After the strike, Austin attracted immigrant workers who showed up for jobs at the meatpacking plants. Now the town is home to a growing Latino population.
Business owner Jorge Pozos represents the changing face of Austin, Minnesota.
Maria, 24, is an undocumented worker living in Austin with her three U.S.-born children. Her husband, Gilberto Briones, 36, above, faces possible deportation.