Mike Opat told his colleagues that while it's been a "very rewarding job," it's time someone else take over the chairmanship.
Famous, and not-so-famous, Minnesotans with ties to Cuba are applauding the president's move to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations and see it as positive for both nations.
A rapist held indefinitely in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program will begin living in a supervised group home in Le Center. It's the program's first release outside the Twin Cities.
After years of delays and costly pollution cleanup, the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site could have its first development contracts signed by next summer, officials say.
A 16-year-old boy was among three people killed in fatal crashes across the state Saturday.
Donald Nichols was shot by police after he rushed and struck a sheriff's deputy.
Minneapolis and Metro Transit police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing at the Lake Street light rail station.
Police say the girl was found two hours after her abduction, just two and a half blocks away.
A woman and two teenage girls escaped with minor injuries.
The man was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester just after 1 a.m. Sunday.
About 40 demonstrators lay down on the plaza in front of TCF Bank Stadium. They chanted slogans against police brutality.
Nearly a year after ending a bitter battle with musicians, the Minnesota Orchestral Association announced a deficit of $650,000. But the financial shortfall was much smaller than the one the association posted a year ago. MPR News Reporter Peter Cox has more.
The orchestra released an annual report Tuesday that documented the financial results following its 16-month lockout of musicians and an abbreviated, six-month season.
The bar, known for its throwback decor, polka band and piano bar sing-alongs, was named one of the best bars in America by Esquire in 2006.
Medaria Arradondo will be the Minneapolis police chief's first chief of staff.