In addition to giant Wall Street firms, the new federal financial reform law will also regulate financial institutions in low-income communities. Payday lenders and predatory mortgage lenders will fall under the oversight of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Significant road closures are planned for this weekend in and around Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak remains confident about his city's chances of landing the next Democratic National Convention.
State transportation officials are reminding motorists that a busy stretch of freeway will close this weekend in Minneapolis.
Motorists traveling Interstate 35W into Minneapolis from the south metro will run into a detour this weekend.
To find out how investigators go about pinpointing the cause of a fire, we contacted Denise DeMars with the State Fire Marshal's office.
An Elko New Market man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in St. Paul for diverting more than $300,000 from his employer for his personal use.
Among his other cuts, Gov. Pawlenty is proposing a $250 million reduction in Local Government Aid.
The mayor of Duluth is ready to throw his city's hat in the ring for a new Google experiment to test ultra-high speed Internet access.
More than 100 athletes are testing their endurance this week in a unique sporting event in far northern Minnesota.
Federal immigration officials say a nationwide crackdown on gangs has led to 26 arrests in Minneapolis and surrounding communities.
U.S. Senator Al Franken says a health care reform bill will pass regardless the outcome of Tuesday's special election in Massachusettes.
Epidemiologist Kris Ehresmann of the Minnesota Department of Health talks about "Ban the Bug," a campaign created in order to get people vaccinated for the H1N1 flu.
Burnsville mayor Elizabeth Kautz will be sworn in as the head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Temeratures will be dangerously low tonight, with sub-zero highs across the state overnight, and the falling temps coupled with the snow cover from this week's storm could make for a knuckle-whitening commute.