Xcel Energy's Monticello nuclear power plant is going back online this week after an upgrade to boost its power generating capacity.
Another candidate has joined the race for Congress in the 6th congressional district. Republican State Sen. John Pederson formally announced his candidacy today in St. Cloud.
Eight months after police officer Tom Decker was murdered in Cold Spring, his killing remains unsolved.
Federal officials are asking questions and collecting information about student transcript changes at St. Cloud State University and their possible impact on student financial aid.
Xcel Energy sees no end to the burning of coal at its Sherco power plant in Becker in central Minnesota.
The walleye population in Lake Mille Lacs is the lowest in decades, and state Department of Natural Resources researchers are searching the lake for clues that could explain their falling numbers.
The widespread flooding that hit northeastern Minnesota one year ago wiped away roads and bridges and damaged schools, businesses and homes. But the deluge also significantly damaged the environment, and Duluth is working with the Minnesota DNR to repair the damage in environmentally-sustainable ways.
Professors and instructors aren't sure how widespread the problem is, but say -- except in rare instances -- the university's failure to notify them of grade changes is an ethical breach.
The second lawsuit under the new Child Victims Act was filed Wednesday in Stearns County District Court.
The contents of the damaged Verso Paper Mill in Sartell will be auctioned off this week. The mill has been shut down since Memorial Day a year ago when an explosion killed one person and destroyed much of the facility.
Community members joined local officials and members of Congress, many whom cited the bridge as one of the few signs of bipartisanship to come out of Washington in recent years.
State health officials say at least 25 people have become sick from Salmonella found in a Mexican-style cheese made with raw milk.
Many gay and lesbian couples in Minnesota are looking forward to Aug. 1, when the law legalizing same-sex marriage goes into effect.
All 149 air traffic control towers that were slated to close will now stay open at least through the summer, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.
The walleye season is expected to get off to a slower than usual start this weekend. The walleye opener is typically one of the busiest weekends for resort communities. But this year many of the lakes in northern Minnesota still have ice on them.