Just eight adult wolves and possibly a few pups remain in the protected wilderness area. That's down from a peak of 50 in 1980, and the animals are showing signs of inbreeding. The question facing park officials: Intervene to save the pack, or let nature run its course?
The suspect in the death of Dr. Stephen Larson expressed hostility toward the doctor before shooting him to death last week, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said.
Minnesota lawmakers are asking questions about licensing procedures for nurses following a newspaper investigation.
Officials with the Minnesota Sex Offender Program say they are moving forward with plans to move a half-dozen civilly-committed offenders from a treatment facility in St. Peter to a less restrictive campus in Cambridge.
Business and civic leaders in Minneapolis are continued Wednesday to press state lawmakers for bond funding to upgrade Nicollet Mall.
Kevin Covlin, 51, was the only person aboard the Piper PA-22 when it crashed on takeoff from Princeton's municipal airport.
Minnetonka police have released the names of the officers who fatally shot Michael Tray of Austin, Minn., at an apartment complex last week.
City Manager Mark Karnowski said the crash occurred about 12:45 p.m. He said the plane went down about 150 yards west of the runway.
The patients range in age from 15 months to seven years and are from the Twin Cities metro area. They all had contact with animals at Dehn's Pumpkins in Dayton, Minnesota.
A juvenile court judge has sentenced a 15-year-old boy for the near-fatal beating of a St. Paul man last August.
Prosecutors say Cindarion De'Angelo Butler was among the five people who attacked 26-year-old Ray Widstrand on Aug. 4 as he tried to walk past a street fight near his home on St. Paul's East Side.
The father of a 15-year-old boy told Eden Prairie police that Robert James Ladwig inappropriately touched the boy during private flute lessons at the family's home. The alleged abuse was reported in June and happened over the previous three months, when the boy was 14.
The furlough mainly affects people seeking construction permits along corps-managed waterways. About 10 percent of the St. Paul district's 700 employees have been furloughed.
The Minnesota Lynx got a warm reception Monday morning as thousands of fans turned out to celebrate the team's second WNBA championship title in three years.
Authorities say all the suspects are members of the East Side Boys. They were arrested as part of an effort by Minneapolis and St. Paul police, plus the FBI and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.