Liberians formerly on temporary residency status in the United States have received a third reprieve from deportation.
Minnesota nurses have agreed to relinquish a legislative goal to establish mandated staffing levels in hospitals. The agreement would also mean that hospitals would publicly disclose their staff levels for the first time.
The last department store in downtown St. Paul will close permanently on Saturday, and nearby small businesses are anxious to see what the impact on them will be.
A Minneapolis restaurant owner and businessman hopes to build a museum to preserve the culture of his homeland.
A bill that would require background checks for nearly all gun buyers will get a vote by the full Minnesota Senate after the Judiciary Committee approved it Thursday night. The bill cleared the committee on a straight party-line vote: Five DFLers voted for the bill and three Republicans voted against it.
A new survey shows 78 percent of households in Minnesota have broadband Internet service.
Minneapolis officials have lifted the evacuation of an area of southwest Minneapolis bounded by 39th and 42nd streets and Upton and Zenith avenues because of a gas leak. Officials say residents can now return to their homes.
The head of a task force to recommend changes to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program says if the Legislature doesn't reform the program soon, a federal judge may force the state to act.
The Minnesota Department of Health says women have gone from being about 2 percent of Minnesota HIV cases in 1985 to 25 of the state's cases in 2011.
Twelve women will compete in Minneapolis on Saturday night for the title of Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion.
An 86-year-old St. Peter woman with Parkinson's disease and some dementia is facing charges of voter fraud, rasing a number of questions. MPR News speaks with Secretary of State Mark Ritchie for answers.
A federal appeals court has upheld the constitutionality of Minnesota's law banning political messages from polling places.
The Twin Cities can expect up to 10 inches of snow to accumulate over the next few days as a winter storm warning goes into effect Sunday night for parts of central and southern Minnesota.
Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to increase income taxes on the state's highest earners has support from a slim 54 percent majority of Minnesotans, according to a new Star Tribune poll.
The Minneapolis Passport Agency says it is canceling "Passport Day" on March 9.