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.
Funeral arrangements are being planned
for a Minnesota soldier who was killed at Fort Hood last week.
State lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are decrying the purchase of about 25 plasma televisions for a sex offender treatment facility in Moose Lake. Dr. Michael Farnsworth, who had initially helped design the treatment program, says the uproar over the TVs obscures larger issues with the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.
Third District Republican Congressman Erik Paulsen held a hearing Monday to underscore bipartisan Minnesota opposition to a proposed tax on medical device manufacturers as part of federal health care reform.
A pioneer in Cystic Fibrosis research, Dr. Francis Collins, opened the 23rd annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference Thursday night. Collins talked with All Things Considered about cystic fibrosis and some of his other priorities in his new post at NIH.
First District DFL Congressman Tim Walz said Americans should be as engaged in the discussion about the war in Afghanistan as they are in health care reform.
President Obama is coming to Minneapolis on Saturday and All Things Considered spoke with the man picked to sing the national anthem at the event, Minnesota actor and vocalist T. Mychael Rambo.
Some of the state's most historic homes will open their doors this weekend for the Ramsey Hill House Tour, including the James J. Hill house on Summit Avenue.
The Minnesota Twins have made a deadline trade with the Oakland Athletics for a new shortstop. Orlando Cabrera is expected to be in the Twins line-up by tomorrow's evening game against the LA Angels.
A University of Minnesota doctor who's now part of a look into conflicts of interest, says information about payments to him doesn't tell the whole story.