The Land O'Lakes Foundation and the U of M plan to announce the financial commitment at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
The record for total attendance, set in 2009, is nearly 1.8 million.
Officials described the woman as being about 40 years old. Her identity has yet to be released.
Police officers shot and killed a man Thursday afternoon outside a day care center in the north metro city of Ramsey, Minn. No one inside the day care was injured.
The 33-year-old man was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official says.
Manuel Guzman of Minneapolis and Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez of Brooklyn Center have been charged with second-degree murder in the case.
Jon Jaker, who is now 54, says he was sexually abused when he was 11 by the late Rev. Tom Stitts.
Relief for people who drive on the major north-south freeway between downtown St. Paul and I-694 will come eventually. For now, a major construction project is a big headache.
Tactical teams from St. Paul and Minneapolis fire departments spent four hours looking for the man.
The ramp from Eastbound Interstate 694 onto southbound I-35E closes for a month Monday morning.
Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey counties are still waiting to find out if they'll qualify for federal aid after storms earlier this summer caused widespread flooding.
Several community leaders pressed the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority and the Metropolitan Council Wednesday night to hire more people of color during the construction of the proposed Southwest light rail.
In two of the most hotly contested political races in the state, challengers are poised to unseat a longtime Democratic legislator and a veteran Republican one.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto easily turned back a challenger from former Rep. Matt Entenza.
Ramsey County sheriff's officials say the vehicle driven by the suspect was found in Blaine overnight. There have been no arrests, but authorities have identified a 44-year-old male suspect.