The new organization will go by the name HealthPartners, but the hospitals and clinics that are part of the system will keep their current names.
The state health department and Minnesota health systems say this could be the worst flu season they've seen in years, with flu case numbers so far rivaling those seen during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Hospitalizations are up, and some Twin Cities area hospitals are at or near capacity due to a surge in flu cases.
The Science Fusion series kicks off Jan. 5 with African Americans in Science, inviting museum visitors to interact with African Americans who have careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
One person suffered minor injuries from smoke inhalation after a morning fire at an eight-unit condo building in Uptown Minneapolis, authorities said.
Gov. Mark Dayton will be at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester today for back surgery to deal with a painful condition known as stenosis.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from two companies that want to keep their contract for work on a school construction project private.
Longtime American Indian activist Clyde Bellecourt said he will fight any possible charges after being arrested earlier this week at a protest.
Residents in northeastern Minnesota who suffered property damage from flash floods in June have more time to apply for loans to pay for repairs.
We asked Minnesota parents in MPR's Public Insight Network to share their thoughts following the school shooting in Connecticut on Friday. We also asked them what it's been like to talk to their children about the incident.
We asked Minnesota teachers in MPR's Public Insight Network to share their thoughts following the school shooting in Connecticut on Friday.
Sure Advance LLC, based in Delaware, also agreed to stop lending to Minnesota customers unless the company registers to do business in the state and complies with state interest rate caps and other consumer protection laws.
A German holding company has bought Caribou Coffee for $340 million, the companies announced Monday.
After Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., we wanted to look at how Minnesota schools prepare for such an event. Did schools make changes after the 2005 Red Lake school shooting? How does Minnesota compare with other states?
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The St. Paul Parks and Recreation Department is using Legacy Amendment money to prepare to build a new road and picnic shelter in Lilydale Park, and encountering a controversy as it does so.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Wednesday announced a settlement in the lawsuit she filed in 2011 against one of the country's largest debt buyers.