Matt Sepic Feature Archive

A candidate who pledged not to force a Republican primary in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District has changed his mind. Jim Hagedorn was one of three GOP candidates vying for the party's nomination last month. (05/19/2014)
"I don't understand their logic but they know, and they're doing something," said her mother, Susan Pagnac, on Sunday. "That's a big start in the right direction." (05/19/2014)
Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Paulos says police responded to Parkway Middle School just before 2 p.m. following a single phone call. (05/14/2014)
Fifteen-month old Musa Dayib is in critical but stable condition after falling from an 11th floor balcony on Sunday evening. Musa's relatives believe he slipped through the balcony's railing. (05/14/2014)
The Minneapolis City Council's Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee today signed off on a staff recommendation that the city hire Architectural Alliance of Minneapolis and Denver-based Sink Combs Dethlefs to design an update of the arena, built by the Timberwolves in 1990. (05/13/2014)
The remittances, or money transfers, help form the backbone of the economy in Somalia. But over the last decade, many American banks quit working with Somali money transfer operators over fears of breaking anti-terrorism laws. (05/13/2014)
The Women's Economic Security Act requires businesses that contract with the state to certify they provide equal pay to men and women in the same job categories. (05/11/2014)
Ramsey County, the federal government and other funders spent more than $240 million the past few years to refurbish the train station as a regional transportation hub serving Amtrak, light rail and buses, and the return of passenger rail to downtown St. Paul is being heralded as a major civic event. (05/08/2014)
A new report from the White House on climate change says problems related to global warming will become "increasingly disruptive" across the country, including Minnesota, for the remainder of the 21st Century and beyond. We have some initial reaction to the report's findings. (05/07/2014)
Police say two University of Minnesota students were walking to their home in northeast Minneapolis when a knife-wielding robber stabbed them. (05/05/2014)
Peter Stibal was sentenced to more than 21 years in prison in 2011 for abusing four boys while leading a Boy Scout troop in Burnsville. (05/05/2014)
An English teacher who teaches classes in Minneapolis and Crystal has been named Minnesota's Teacher of the Year for 2014. (05/04/2014)
HIV/AIDS cases dropped 4 percent in Minnesota last year - a change state health officials say is statistically insignificant. (04/30/2014)
Byron Smith has admitted shooting and wounding, then killing the intruders. His attorney had argued that Smith acted in self defense and out of fear for his life when he killed 17-year-old Nicholas Brady and 18-year-old Haile Kifer. (04/29/2014)
Byron Smith is charged with first degree murder in the shooting deaths of two teenaged intruders on Thanksgiving Day of 2012. (04/29/2014)