A soldier who graduated from Fosston High School in 2000 has been killed in Afghanistan, apparently as his U.S. Army unit was a recovering a damaged military vehicle.
Residents in east-central Minnesota, alarmed by the sight of neighbors living in cars, tents and storage sheds, have vowed to create a safe space for people hit hard by the economic downturn.
Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Asian carp, an invasive species of fish that is traveling north on the Mississippi River and threatening to enter the Great Lakes.
The suit says school officials failed to intervene to help a 15-year-old student at Jackson Middle School who was being harassed and physically assaulted by fellow students because of her sexual orientation and perceived gender nonconformity.
New data show home prices fell in the Twin Cities last month, as financially distressed properties made up nearly four in 10 sales for a second month in a row.
State and federal health officials are looking into a suspected case of naturally occurring anthrax poisoning. The unidentified patient is being treated in a Minnesota hospital.
An organization that provides free voicemail accounts to people who are homeless or fleeing domestic violence faces deep cuts.
Officials at the Mall of America have ended a partial lockdown that was triggered when someone noticed a suspicious package inside the south side of the mall.
Douglas County District Court Judge Ann Carrott has lowered the bail for a man convicted of killing his infant daughter. However, it's not clear whether Michael Hansen's family can come up with the money.
All but two members of the Minnesota's congressional delegation are not talking about how they will vote on the debt ceiling deal.
An Alexandria man convicted of murdering his infant daughter could be released on bail next week while he awaits a new trial. The man's lawyer said she's confident the conviction will be overturned, based on an independent review that found the baby likely died of accidental suffocation in her sleep.
An Alexandria man convicted of murder for killing his infant daughter remains in prison while a judge continues to consider his release. Lawyers with the Innocence Project of Minnesota are hopeful he can be released on bail while the case is retried.
A Virginia woman who remains missing after an alleged kidnapping by her husband had called police several times the day she disappeared to report that her husband was violating a restraining order.
Advocates for the disabled were surprised to find new policies for group homes included in the state budget bill passed last week — policies they said were never publicly discussed or debated by lawmakers, state officials, or the governor.
While state employees are returning to work after a 20-day layoff, the judge who heard arguments for funding programs during the shutdown said her job is done.