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.
The Twin Cities nonprofit Transit for Livable Communities says bike riding in the metro area has increased by more than 50 percent and walking has increased by 20 percent in the past five years.
After a one-day strike this week, 2,000 private Twin Cities security guards have voted to ratify a contract with employers.
St. Paul officials say a sewer sinkhole collapsed portions of Raymond Avenue in the St. Anthony Park neighborhood on Friday night.
Minnesota's first conservation season for snow geese has begun.
The Greater Twin Cities United Way says its donations have risen by $800,000 from last year.
The Minneapolis police say nine people were hurt Saturday morning when a building in north Minneapolis caught fire.