He wrote hundreds of works, including nearly 60 orchestral scores, 10 operas and 150 choral pieces.
The troubled nonprofit social service organization that is the subject of a state investigation has suspended CEO Bill Davis without pay.
The Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis president John Delmonico said Dayton has always been a strong law enforcement advocate.
The new team of social workers, Hennepin County Medical Center personnel and other health specialists will ensure new inmates receive proper medical care.
Police Chief Janee Harteau requested the assessment, which looked at six years of records from the department's internal affairs unit.
In Minnesota, many people from Liberia know someone in their homeland who has been sickened or killed by Ebola.
The north Twin Cities metro is home to one of the largest Liberian-American populations in the United States.
Minnesota's 2015 premiums will be the lowest of any in the nation, the Commerce Department says. Critics argue the 4.5 percent average masks some big rate hikes.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency told Minnesota on Tuesday it had denied the state's appeal to add the southern metro county to a disaster declaration.
The team's general manager, Terry Ryan acknowledged the criticism from many fans that Gardenhire didn't have a good enough roster of players to work with.
The news comes one day after the team finished its fourth straight season of 90-plus losses.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner ruled Bearson's death a homicide, but authorities are not saying how he was killed for fear of jeopardizing the investigation.
Officers say they found the car — with the little boy still inside — about 25 minutes after it was stolen in north Minneapolis.
Linda Carroll says the Rev. James Porter assaulted her repeatedly when she was a second-grader at St. Philip's school in Bemidji.
City officials say the Kellogg Boulevard-Third Street Bridge is safe but added they'll immediately pursue funding to rebuild it.