Sailboats capsized in Lake Minnetonka late Saturday morning, leaving sailors stranded on their boats and in the water. Everyone has been accounted for, but rescue workers will continue to scour the bays of the lake, to check in on area boaters.
Follow along as MPR News reporter Jon Collins rides the Green Line all day, telling the stories from the stations, the train and the first-day festivities.
There'll be speeches, celebrations, music, free rides and plenty of fanfare as the Green Line light rail project launches today.
The first trains leave the station at 10 a.m., and rides on all Metro Transit buses and trains will be free all day.
In a deposition released Monday, St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson said he wasn't sure whether he knew it was illegal for adults to have sex with children when he served as chancellor of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in the 1980s. The St. Louis archdiocese is contesting the assertion, saying reporting on the remarks has taken them out of context.
MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner says we can expect temps in the 50s, just a few clouds and SUNSHINE. Imagine that: SUNSHINE. And very likely no rain.
The snow returned briefly, but there's a warm weekend in store. So get ready to get out there with our weekend guide.
It's officially spring: Warmer, wetter and a whole lot melty-er -- which means it's a great time to take advantage of the music, theater and film offerings in the area this week. And maybe start planning for your summer road trips, while you're at it.
From baseball to dinosaurs, we've got you covered.
Welcome to the first truly warm weekend of the year. How will you spend it?
The oh-so-delightful, too-good-to-be-true, barely-want-to-hope news has begun to trickle out: This could mark the last wintry weekend of the season. Mark it well with these events across the state.
An MPR News investigation found the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has dealt with allegations and suspicions of child sexual abuse involving at least 70 clergy members since 1950 -- nearly double the church's official count.
An MPR News investigation found the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has dealt with allegations and suspicions of child sexual abuse involving at least 70 clergy members since 1950 -- nearly double the church's official count. Explore an interactive database with details of the allegations against those priests, deacons and monks, along with the locations of their service and their current status.
Internal financial reports show the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for years spent millions of dollars dealing with clergy misconduct. It created a system that allowed church leaders to remove priests accused of misconduct without attracting attention. But it also left the church vulnerable to embezzlement.
Harry Walsh wasn't included on a recent list of priests 'credibly accused' of sexual abuse. Church leaders knew his history, yet allowed him to continue working in parishes until the fall of 2011. Today Walsh teaches sex education to troubled teenagers and vulnerable adults in Wright Co., Minn.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Dec. 17 that Archbishop John Nienstedt voluntarily 'stepped aside from all public ministry' while police investigate a claim that he touched a boy on the buttocks in 2009, an allegation the archbishop denies.
A detailed look at the priests named by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as clergy with credible accusations of child abuse against them.