When most Minnesota public schools open in a few weeks, lunch trays will look slightly different from years past. Breads will be whole grain, meat portions will be smaller and there will be more vegetables.
The Minnesota Department of Health today confirmed the state's first case of swine flu of the year.
Almost half of Minnesota hunting areas this year require hunters to enter a lottery to be eligible to shoot antlerless deer.
The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed today that one person in Stevens County died after contracting West Nile virus earlier this month.
Minnesota hunters have already applied for about half of the permits that are available in the state's first wolf hunt in decades.
Minnetonka-based Carlson has named Trudy Rautio its new CEO. She takes the place of Hubert Joly, who has accepted the top position at Best Buy.
The packaging company Bemis' plan to close two Minnesota plants will result in the layoff of about 162 workers in the Twin Cities.
One-hundred-fifty years after the government exiled most Dakota from Minnesota following the U.S. Dakota War of 1862, more than 250 people made a symbolic return to the state.
Minnesota ranks near the bottom in the country for affordable center-based child care, according to a study released today.
There haven't been any reported cases in Minnesota yet, but more than 150 people nationwide have already gotten sick this summer with the newest strain of swine flu. It was mostly spread from county fairs in Indiana and Ohio.
Former U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan has won the Democratic primary in the 8th Congressional District over two opponents, according to the AP. In the 1st District, former state Rep. Allen Quist made a political comeback as well, beating his Republican primary challenger.
Ramsey County Commissioner Tony Bennett lost his bid for re-election to the County Board in Tuesday's primary election, after serving 16 years in office.
Minnesotans headed to the polls today to choose the candidates who will appear on the general election ballot in November for each party. Balloting has gone smoothly, but turnout is very low.
Police charged a man today with the shooting death of a teenager who was responding to a Craigslist ad for a cell phone.
The Memorial Day explosion and fire at Verso Paper in Sartell was caused by overheating in one of the mill's air compressors, according to a report by investigators. The explosion killed one employee and injured four others.