- Minnesota auditor sues over law allowing private audits Updated: Feb-04-16 6:29 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - State Auditor Rebecca Otto filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a new state law that diminished her office's powers, a long-awaited step that will add to the state's growing legal tab on the issue.
- Minnesota collegiate system focuses on low-income students Updated: Feb-04-16 3:05 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is putting an emphasis on addressing basic human needs in hopes of improving results for its growing proportion of low-income students.
- Animal rights group protests cowboy monkey Updated: Feb-04-16 9:43 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - An animal rights group wants "Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey" pulled from a weekend rodeo in St. Paul.
- St. Paul to look into regulating short-term rental companies Updated: Feb-04-16 5:25 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The city of St. Paul will look into regulating short-term rental companies following a vote by the City Council.
- School kisses Valentine's Day and other holidays goodbye Updated: Feb-03-16 12:41 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Students at a Minnesota elementary school won't be exchanging valentines, or celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas or Halloween.
- Dayton: Hospital stay after fainting no reason to worry Updated: Feb-02-16 2:33 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton brushed off worries over his health Tuesday morning, saying his brief hospital stay this week should be not cause for broader concern over his ability to lead.
- Minnesota governor released from hospital after fainting Updated: Feb-01-16 7:28 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was released from the hospital Monday afternoon, a day after the 69-year-old governor fainted at a hot and crowded event.
- Demotions overturned for VA officials accused in job scam Updated: Feb-01-16 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal judges have overturned decisions by the Department of Veterans Affairs to demote two senior officials accused of manipulating the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
- St. Jude 4Q profit drops on costs but tops forecasts Updated: Jan-27-16 8:50 am
NEW YORK - St. Jude Medical Inc.'s fourth quarter profit fell 54 percent on a mix of lackluster sales and higher expenses, but its adjusted results still beat expectations.
- Weak demand sinks 3M's 4Q profit and revenue Updated: Jan-26-16 9:40 am
NEW YORK - Weaker demand for consumer and industrial goods drove 3M's fourth-quarter profit and revenue lower, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations.
- Figure Skating program uses picture of wrong Twin City Updated: Jan-24-16 10:17 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The event program for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Minnesota gained a bit attention on social media for all the wrong reasons after St. Paul's mayor noticed it features a photo of the other Twin City.
- Metzen to retire from Senate after 42 years of service Updated: Jan-23-16 4:45 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Democratic Sen. Jim Metzen, whose 42 years in the Legislature make him one of Minnesota's longest-serving state lawmakers, said Saturday that he won't seek re-election.
- Sanders visits Minnesota Tuesday Updated: Jan-22-16 10:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Sen. Bernie Sanders brings his Democratic presidential campaign to Minnesota next week.
- Jury convicts St. Paul woman of killing boyfriend Updated: Jan-21-16 6:59 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A jury has convicted a pregnant St. Paul woman of fatally stabbing her boyfriend last summer but found the killing was not intentional.
- St. Paul officer on leave over Facebook post on protesters Updated: Jan-19-16 1:41 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The St. Paul Police Department has put an officer on leave while it investigates allegations that he made a post on Facebook urging drivers to run over protesters who rallied against the police killings of two black men in the Twin Cities last year.
- The Latest: Thousands line South LA streets for parade Updated: Jan-19-16 12:19 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on rallies, marches and speeches honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (all times local):
- St. Paul officer on leave over Facebook post on protesters Updated: Jan-18-16 8:12 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The St. Paul Police Department has put an officer on leave while it investigates allegations that he made a post on Facebook urging drivers to run over protesters who rallied Monday against the police killings of two black men in the Twin Cities last year.
- MLK Day protesters chant on bridge against police killings Updated: Jan-18-16 6:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Dozens of protesters braved the bitter cold for a Martin Luther King Day rally on Monday, briefly shutting down traffic across a bridge that spans the Mississippi River between Minneapolis and St. Paul to highlight the deaths of two black men shot by police last year.
- Temperature crawls above zero at Minneapolis airport Updated: Jan-18-16 5:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The temperature has crawled above zero degrees at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
- Art Bus to link Rochester, Twin Cities for Guerrilla Girls Updated: Jan-18-16 5:01 am
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - The Rochester Art Center is launching a pilot art bus program this week.
- Airport art allows travelers to consider their energy use Updated: Jan-17-16 5:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Travelers making their way through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will get a lesson in energy conservation.
- Protesters plan to meet on Twin Cities bridge on MLK Day Updated: Jan-17-16 2:25 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Protesters from the group Black Lives Matter plan to meet on a Mississippi River bridge that connects Minneapolis and St. Paul during a Martin Luther King Day rally.
- St. Paul man, 101, shovels next-door neighbor's sidewalk Updated: Jan-15-16 2:17 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A 101-year-old St. Paul man is receiving praise for shoveling the sidewalk of his traveling next-door neighbor after a light snowfall.
- Ex-Twin Cities archbishop goes to Michigan parish Updated: Jan-13-16 3:16 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The former archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has a new post, in Michigan.
- Police: Vikings fan mistakenly breaks into police station Updated: Jan-12-16 8:06 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Police say a Vikings fan who was tailgating at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds broke into a police substation after the team's loss to Seattle, apparently thinking it was his own home.