A new study released by the University of Minnesota found that families in districts with four-day school weeks take shorter vacations.
A St. Paul high school is remembering a student they describe as someone extraordinary, who died in a freak accident Thursday night.
A state expert on addiction says Minnesota needs to do a better job of monitoring prescription drug abuse, which is being blamed for an increase in heroin overdose deaths. Officials say the number of heroin-related deaths in three metro-area counties nearly tripled last year.
St. Paul city officials on Thursday opened two electric car charging stations, the first of their kind in the state to use solar power.
A fire that burned 1,600 acres of forest and grassland in north central Minnesota is now completely contained.
State officials are warning people not to eat dried "uneviscerated" fish after 1,500 pounds of the product was embargoed at specialty wholesalers and markets in the Twin Cities.
Doctors at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota are working to raise the body temperature of an 8-year-old boy who survived a plunge into a frigid northern Minnesota lake on Friday.
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About 50 protestors with the Occupy movement converged on Mayor R.T. Rybak's city hall office on Monday.
A mother who takes her toddler to a home day care in Brooklyn Park discovered three adults shot to death inside the home early Monday morning, according to police.
Crews from five area fire departments, the Department of Natural Resources and Wadena County have fought the fire since it started Sunday.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a GOP effort to pay back some of the money the state has borrowed from schools in recent years.
A central Minnesota student was recently disciplined for something she posted online. The school district is now being sued for allegedly violating her right to free speech.
Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill that would give school districts the choice to start the academic year before Labor Day, a measure that has sparked a perennial debate over whether an early school start hurts tourism.
How to prevent bullying — even how to define bullying — is the job laid out for Gov. Mark Dayton's task force to investigate the scope of the problem in Minnesota.
The federal grant money will be used to develop new programs for existing charter schools based on the successes at Minnesota's highest-performing charters.