Michael Karkoc, 94, told American authorities in 1949 that he had performed no military service during World War II, concealing his work as an officer and founding member of the SS-led Ukrainian Self Defense Legion and later as an officer in the SS Galician Division, the AP reports.
The trick to a dish is often just the right twist of flavor. And that can come from just the right condiment.
This week, we checked in on dairy farmers in southeastern Minnesota, the Como Zoo's new gorilla exhibit and same-sex couples in line for their marriage license.
Same-sex couples lined up at government offices in the Twin Cities this morning to apply for marriage licenses for the very first time, just a few weeks after same-sex marriage was made legal in the state.
It's been a slow start to the growing season, but now we're in the swing of things at farmers markets around the region.
The Como Park Zoo's new $11 million Gorilla Forest exhibit, which includes the largest mesh gorilla enclosure in North America, opens to the public on Thursday.
From Run or Dye to raptor chicks and the same sex marriage debate, take a look at some of our favorite photographs submitted by the MPR News audience in May.
Farmers in the upper Midwest are scrambling to buy feed from Colorado, South Dakota and other states. They're also stretching what they have now while they plant more seed. But even that's proving to be a challenge.
A classic ground-beef burger is a terrific way to kick off the summer, but outdoor chefs might also want to experiment with other types of meat: lamb, turkey, salmon, pork-or even bean-and-grain veggie burgers. The current Real Food magazine, which you can pick up free from Lunds and Byerly's has a lot of great alterna-burger recipes.
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said Wednesday morning she will not seek re-election in 2014. Here's a look at her political career, in photos.
Thousands of people turn out every year for the May Day Parade from In the Heart of the Beast Theater to Powderhorn Park in south Minneapolis.
The ice is finally out across the state and Minnesotans were ready to take advantage, Cossetta's opened a new expansion and family and friends grieved after a fatal accident in St. Paul. All that and more in our photos of the week.