MPR News Staff
The governor accepted the challenge from Twins owner Jim Pohlad. The national craze has raised millions for the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease.
The areas are protected because they contain rare native plants and undisturbed shorelines.
Roughly $30 million in eligible expenses have been identified in counties applying for aid.
Summer is winding down, but there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy it.
It's the third year for the popular festival, which will run this Thursday as part of the Walker Art Center's free Open Field series.
Attorney Don Lewis will investigate whether officers violated department policy regarding use of force in connection with the arrest, she said.
There is still some summer left to enjoy -- and we've got baseball road trips and blues festivals on our list of things to check out this weekend.
Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed in the line of duty last week, leaving behind his wife and two teenage daughters.
The heat of August, paired with the heavy rains and flooding of early summer, have created conditions perfect for mosquitoes carrying the virus.
Stretches of some major Twin Cities roads will close this weekend, creating more than a few driving hassles.
Selfies, sports movies and ping pong ball performances. Weekend fun in and near the Twin Cities.
Fitch, 39, was captured Wednesday night in St. Paul's North End after an eight-hour manhunt ended in a gun battle that wounded him near Rice and Sycamore streets.
In a column posted to the archdiocese's website, Nienstedt wrote: "I will continue to listen to those who express concerns about my leadership, but I will also continue serving as I have been called to do."
"I have done wrong, and I take full responsibility for those mistakes and the pain that resulted," former Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell said.
New laws about minimum wage, firearms and synthetic drugs start next week.