The celebrations on July 4 almost always include big bangs in the sky as fireworks light up the night. Here's a sampling of fireworks shows scheduled around Minnesota for the holiday.
Minnesota is marking the 150th anniversary of the bloody U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
Charges have been filed against two men for a shooting that wounded three bystanders outside the Gay 90s club in Minneapolis.
An air pollution health alert is issued for the Twin Cities until midnight today.
State transportation officials have awarded Omaha, Neb.-based HDR a contract to design the new St. Croix bridge.
Laughing Loon Farm was down and out after flooding and a hailstorm earlier this month. Now it's just down. Nobody's counting it out.
Strong currents and high water force closure of boat launches in three regional parks on the Mississippi River.
A St. Paul priest has been arrested after allegations surfaced that he sexually abused an underage boy.
About 100 Minnesota law enforcement officers attended a counter-terrorism training conference in Minneapolis Monday.
St. Louis County Public Works estimates damage caused to roads by flooding this week will cost between $20-25 million, although that number is expected to increase as more extensive damage is discovered.
Many residents in rural areas affected by Wednesday's flooding are finding themselves isolated as roads become impassable or are washed away.
Surly Brewing Co. has narrowed the location of its new brewery to a "handful" of sites around the Twin Cities metro, including two in Minneapolis.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services unveiled a proposal this week to adjust the state's Medicaid program to prepare for the expected influx of aging baby boomers.
About 20 percent of boaters stopped by DNR officers this year have violated laws designed to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Managers made all the right decisions as they battled a forest fire that blackened 145 square miles of northeastern Minnesota last year, according to three reports the National Forest Service released Monday.