Mourners sang, prayed and vowed to support the children's father, Troy Lewis, and two surviving children, who are hospitalized for their injuries.
A key sticking point remains in lining up final support for the Southwest light rail line linking downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie: What to do with the freight rail tracks that are along the proposed route. One idea calls for moving those freight trains to St. Louis Park. But some residents opposed to that notion were out in force Wednesday night.
The caucus last week in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood drew a large crowd. School board member Mohamud Noor is challenging State Rep. Phyllis Kahn.
Authorities have filed charges against a 14-year-old boy who allegedly stole a school bus in Roseville Monday.
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman says BP received more than $25 million from the state's Petrofund between 1988 and 2012 for decontamination work at 1,407 service stations.
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid says 15 percent of Minnesota school districts that responded to a recent survey report their policies allow lunchroom staff to refuse hot meals to students who can't pay.
North St. Paul police say they are still looking for the suspect.
Deputy Public Safety Commissioner Mary Ellison says the change is meant to improve data security.
The expanded heating assistance is available to any qualifying household — not just propane users, the state Commerce Department said.
"We are grateful for the expressions of love and support we have received. Joan was greatly loved by many. We will miss her dearly," said former Vice President Walter Mondale of his late wife.
The price of propane in the Midwest has skyrocketed this winter because of high demand and changes to the pipeline delivery system.
As thousands of Minnesotans struggle with the price of the propane used to heat their homes and businesses, politicians at the state and federal levels are boosting aid to hard-hit residents and pressuring industry to try to end the propane shortage.
Many people in Minnesota, particularly in rural areas, buy hundreds of gallons at a time to heat their homes. But propane is hard to find, so hard that Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday declared a state of emergency because of the shortage.
The wage gap between men and women earned a mention in President Obama's State of the Union speech this week. And it will get some attention this morning in St. Paul.
A Minnesota DNR wildlife biologist said the number of wolves trapped or shot for preying on livestock fell by more than half between 2012 and last year.