December 5, 2013 — Nelson Mandela,died on Thursday at the age of 95, a global symbol of sacrifice and reconciliation in a world often jarred by conflict and division.
A National Weather Service observer reported 26 inches of snow north of Two Harbors late Tuesday night. Duluth was buried under at least 16 inches. Forecasters say much of the region will see another 8 to 12 inches Wednesday.
PolyMet Mining hopes to unlock copper in the rock of northeastern Minnesota. Their plans bring hope for economic development and fear of environmental damage to the region that used to be the hub of the iron ore industry in the state.
Federal authorities on Monday were beginning an exhaustive investigation into what caused a New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve to derail, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others.
Peterson passed the mark for Minnesota in the fourth quarter Sunday against Chicago in his 101st career game. Eric Dickerson got there in 91 games, and Jim Brown reached the milestone in 98 games.
The big balloons soared along with the crowd's spirits Thursday as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through the streets of New York City.
Hunger relief groups have been working for weeks to make sure all Minnesotans have a meal on Thanksgiving. Altogether, they'll provide thousands of meals - some at homeless shelters or other charitable organizations, some delivered right to family homes.
The recent closure of the 33-bed Good Samaritan Center in Hoffman, Minn., leaves Grant County with just one nursing home, located in nearby Barrett.
For many, it's the season of fish. For others, it's the lutefisk, to be exact. Lots and lots of lutefisk.
Fifty years after John F. Kennedy fell victim to an assassin's bullet while visiting Texas with his wife, people at home and abroad paused Friday to remember the 35th president of the United States.
A report out today has named ZIP code 55101 as the top hipster market for real estate in the country.
Minnesota astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth after 166 days on the International Space Station. Following her launch into space on May 28, the Vining native said she adapted very quickly. The adjustment upon her return was a different matter.
Philippines President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that he will stay in typhoon-battered Leyte province until he sees more progress in the aid effort following complaints from survivors that they have yet to receive proper help.