Liberians want either President Bush or President-elect Obama to extend their temporary residency in the U.S. That would allow about 1,000 Liberians in Minnesota to remain in the U.S. legally.
Wintry weather in the Twin Cities snarled traffic during today's evening commute and also caused some flight delays at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
About 14,000 tickets are still available for
the Minnesota Vikings playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Metrodome.
For the next few weeks Minnesota's Unemployment Insurance Program is offering its online service on Sundays.
The Minneapolis-based Metro Meals on Wheels program is facing a possible budget shortfall of $115,000 for the fiscal year.
A fire has destroyed an apartment building in Burnsville this afternoon, displacing 64 households.
About a half-dozen Hmong residents testified before a United Nations human rights expert Wednesday.
Retail giant Wal-mart has agreed to a $54 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by workers in Minnesota. The settlement ends a long-running case in which the employees had accused Wal-mart of denying them pay for time worked and violating other work rules.
KSTP television is expected to announced today that it's cutting 18 newsroom jobs. The cuts include investigative reporter Kristi Piehl.
While the 2008 election is nearly over, but for the Senate recount, some people are already gearing up for another big civic activity -- the 2010 U.S. Census.
The Legislative Auditor's Office has released a report criticizing financial management at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis.
The Pioneer Press says it will let employees take unpaid leaves of absence as a way to cut costs.
A United Nations human rights expert has agreed to listen to testimony from Hmong families in the Twin Cities about the desecration of the graves of loved ones back in Thailand.
Coldwell Banker is holding a sale, on houses. The the big national realtor has marked down prices on about 1,500 in the Twin Cities, Saint Cloud and Rochester this week. It's part of the company's nationwide effort to get potential buyers off the sidelines and into new homes.
The second-longest running show in Twin Cities history is back after a hiatus of a few months. Triple Espresso, which closed in April after a twelve-year run, will return in November.