An explosion and fire at a North Shore motel Wednesday injured two people and destroyed a building at the Lake Breeze Motel Resort on Scenic Highway 61.
Gasoline prices are below the national average in Minnesota this holiday weekend.
An emergency declaration has been issued for more than two dozen Minnesota counties affected by recent thunderstorms.
Dry weather across Minnesota this week means that water levels on the state's brimming lakes and creeks finally may start to drop. Spring's heavy rainfall raised Lake Minnetonka to near-record highs, feeding Minnehaha Creek in the west metro until it became a bursting creek.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on Monday approved negotiations with Ryan Companies for new parking ramps and skyway bridges associated with the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
The family of an alleged war criminal who lives in northeast Minneapolis called on the Associated Press to retract its story.
Demonstrators Monday evening called for an independent investigation into the last month's death of a burglary suspect in a south Minneapolis home.
State health officials are expecting greater numbers of Lyme disease-carrying ticks this summer, after a lull last year.
Starting Thursday, gay and lesbian couples will be able to submit early applications for marriage licenses in several Minnesota counties.
A new study says there is a growing disparity in marijuana possession arrest rates between white people and black people in the United States, and that gap has grown especially wide in Minnesota.
A Hopkins High School student is facing two felony charges for allegedly prostituting a fellow student on the Internet.
Public safety officials say six people were killed in just over 24 hours in another rash of traffic fatalities across the state.
The front door of a state probation and parole office in Hudson, Wis. was smashed with a vehicle and the lobby set afire early morning Monday morning.
Rep. Michele Bachmann says she won't seek re-election in 2014. The four-term congresswoman announced her decision in a nearly 9-minute video posted on her website early Wednesday morning.
After more than four-and-a-half hours of debate overnight, the Minnesota House has set aside for now a controversial bill that would let state-subsidized home health and child care workers form unions.