The Animal Humane Society says people adopted 118 dogs over the weekend in the greater Twin Cities area, more than twice as many dogs than were adopted during the previous weekend.
Xcel Energy is still working to restore power to all of its customers who had outages because of high winds during the last 24 hours.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it agrees with an internal watchdog report saying the pace of cleaning up the Great Lakes needs to be accelerated.
Fourth District DFL Rep. Betty McCollum's health care forum drew an overflow crowd last night, but it was a cooled-down version of other, more contentious, similar events.
State lawmakers are considering changing seizure laws after two reports found wrongdoing by some members of the now-defunct Metro Gang Strike Force.
Leaders of the country's largest Lutheran denomination have decided to allow gay men and lesbian pastors in committed relationship to lead individual congregations.
Opponents made a last stand today against a
proposal to allow sexually active gays and lesbians in committed
relationships to serve as clergy in the nation's largest Lutheran
Two state lawmakers are holding a meeting this afternoon in Wayzata on a proposed west metro commuter rail line. The proposed line would run from Minneapolis to west-central Minnesota.
Saint Paul police say an officer shot a 14-year-old boy during an apparent burglary late last night.
Minnesota's dry summer has meant fewer mosquitoes so far this year.
The new temporary strike force targeting gang activity in the Twin Cities will be up and running starting next Monday, July 13.
Hospitals are trying to determine how they'll close the gap when the state's low-income health care program is eliminated.
The latest wave of Hmong refugees to the Twin Cities began five years ago this week. Since then about 5,000 new Hmong residents have made their homes here.
The Vatican has designated the Cathedral of Saint Paul as a national shrine, the first in Minnesota. The cathedral also becomes the the only national shrine in North America dedicated to honor the Apostle Paul.
The group is wrapping up more than three years of work.