Today on the Update we learn how Andrew Engeldinger 's shooting victims fought for their lives, the willingness of lakeshore residents to raise their own taxes in the fight over invasive species, a court battle over a Minnesota man's alleged links to Somali terrorists, and more.
Today in the MPR News Update: The Minnesota Orchestra is canceling its fall concerts after management locked out musicians amid a labor dispute. A trial begins for a Minneapolis man accused of helping the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia. And mourners remember those who died in Thursday's shooting at a Minneapolis business.
Police in Buffalo, Minn., say they're making progress on an investigation into vandalism incidents at several churches.
3M says it will begin construction next year on a new research and development facility at its suburban Twin Cities headquarters.
City Pages newspaper in the Twin Cities is splitting away from the classified site Backpage.com, along with a dozen other alternative newsweeklies owned by Village Voice Media.
A parcel of farmland in southeastern Minnesota today sold for more than $14,000 an acre, a record for Winona County and near the all-time high for the state.
Nearly a year after winning the WNBA championship, the Minnesota Lynx are finally making a long-planned trip to the White House.
Several dozen OccupyMN protestors marked the anniversary of their movement Monday evening with a demonstration at Government Plaza.
The U.S. Forest Service has re-opened two parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that had been closed because of wildfires.
Authorities say the fatal shooting of two people in Robbinsdale last week was a murder-suicide.
In the wake of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., says Americans need to understand the complexities of the political situation in the north African country.
Vice President Joe Biden brings the presidential race to Minneapolis. The head football coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato was arrested and is facing possible child pornography charges. A Minneapolis park police officer is recovering from a stab wound after a confrontation with a robbery suspect. Pigs will be welcome at the state fair, despite concerns about influenza. And Minnesota high school students continue to perform above average on the ACT college entrance exam.
Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Wilhelmina Wright will soon take her place on the state Supreme Court. Wright will be the first state Supreme Court justice who is both African American and female.
An organic farmer from northern Iowa is recalling grape tomatoes distributed in stores in three states, including Minnesota and Wisconsin because they may contain salmonella.
A group opposed to the hunting and trapping of gray wolves is petitioning the Department of Natural Resources to cancel this year's planned wolf hunt in Minnesota.