More than a third of the city's schools have limited air conditioning or lack it entirely. Minneapolis Federation of Teachers President Lynn Nordgren said she's been getting a lot of complaints from teachers.
After a late-starting and fairly mild summer, Minnesotans are getting a real blast of heat this week, and it's breaking records. The mercury is expected to hit 98 degrees Tuesday.
People across the state are closing their streets to traffic Tuesday night for National Night Out block parties.
The proposed route would take riders three miles, from Lake Street and Nicollet on the city's south side, through downtown and over the river to East Hennepin Avenue.
State and federal officials begin assessing damage today from the severe thunderstorms that hit Minnesota last month.
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.