- Meeting in federal case on sex offender lockup ruled private Updated: Jul-30-15 5:18 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - When Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and other public officials head into a federal courthouse next month to discuss Minnesota's embattled sex offender program, the assembly will be closed to the public.
- Minnesota dentist rarely discussed hunting with patients Updated: Jul-29-15 10:25 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a "divisive and emotionally charged topic."
- Dayton considers special session for Mille Lacs walleye drop Updated: Jul-28-15 8:44 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton is considering calling a special session if the walleye season is closed on Mille Lacs Lake.
- Public radio's 'Wits' show canceled Updated: Jul-27-15 3:22 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota-based American Public Media has canceled the "Wits" radio show and put the podcast and stage show on hold.
- 3M's 2nd-quarter performance mixed Updated: Jul-23-15 10:37 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Some lower expenses helped 3M post a higher profit in the second quarter, but foreign currency translation pressured its revenue.
- Developmentally disabled man stunned by police Updated: Jul-23-15 7:55 am
WEST ST. PAUL, Minnesota - West St. Paul police say an officer who used a stun gun on a developmentally disabled man thought he was the suspected gunman authorities had been seeking.
- Plan would turn Minnesota landmark into affordable housing Updated: Jul-22-15 9:17 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A $100 million redevelopment project would transform Fort Snelling's historic military buildings into 190 rental apartments for low-income families, officials said Wednesday.
- Thieves steal solar wire from St. Paul Saints' new ballpark Updated: Jul-21-15 8:32 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Thieves have stolen solar wire valued at about $1,000 from the St. Paul Saints' new ballpark.
- Keillor says he's sure: He's retiring from 'Prairie Home' Updated: Jul-20-15 8:33 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of the popular "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, says he means it this time: He's retiring.
- Woman cleared of accusations of trying to kill daughter, 8 Updated: Jul-20-15 5:16 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Authorities have dropped charges against a Falcon Heights mom accused of choking her 8-year-old daughter after doctors determined the incident stemmed from the mother's bad reaction to asthma medication.
- Shoreview man, 22, gets prison for kidnapping girl, 15 Updated: Jul-20-15 5:08 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A 22-year-old Shoreview man has received a five-year prison sentence after he was convicted of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in a plan to force her to marry him.
- Report: More residents in poverty in Twin Cities suburbs Updated: Jul-17-15 6:53 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A new report by the Metropolitan Council says more residents are living in poverty in metro-area suburbs than in the inner cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, putting a strain on communities that are now struggling to maintain housing, build transportation infrastructure and provide social services that poor residents need.
- State health officials warn of potential meningitis outbreak Updated: Jul-17-15 3:41 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Minnesota Department of Health is urging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated for meningococcal meningitis.
- Armed man making threats causes hospital to take precautions Updated: Jul-17-15 7:07 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Police say it was a man armed with a knife who was making threats that caused a lockdown at a St. Paul hospital.
- Archbishop Bernard Hebda celebrates first public mass Updated: Jul-12-15 6:11 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The interim leader of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis celebrated his first public mass since taking over the organization last month.
- St. Paul may settle in excessive force allegations Updated: Jul-12-15 3:35 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - St. Paul's city council will consider whether to pay a $50,000 settlement to a man who says he was treated with excessive force by a police officer.
- Running car stolen with 6-year-old boy in back seat Updated: Jul-11-15 6:26 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - St. Paul police are investigating how a running car was stolen with a 6-year-old boy in the back seat.
- George W. Bush, Katy Perry to headline Starkey fundraiser Updated: Jul-11-15 5:07 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Former President George W. Bush and pop star Katy Perry will headline this year's Starkey Hearing Foundation awards gala in St. Paul.
- Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT Updated: Jul-10-15 10:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A technology problem with the state's health insurance exchange has generated a backlog of roughly 180,000 health insurance renewals.
- Minnesota chickadee tests positive for bird flu Updated: Jul-10-15 5:25 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota has confirmed its second case of avian influenza in a wild bird, though it's unclear if the chickadee found a month ago was infected with the strain that has cost farmers millions of chickens and turkeys, the Department of Natural Resources said Friday.
- Interim archdiocese leader aims to rebuild trust in church Updated: Jul-10-15 4:22 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The interim leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Friday he expects its legal difficulties will be among the most urgent problems he'll need to address.
- 2 former Minnesota Boy Scouts suing over alleged abuse Updated: Jul-09-15 7:43 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Two men sued the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday, saying they were sexually abused as scouts by troop leaders in St. Paul more than 40 years ago.
- Man pleads guilty to concealing Bosnian war past to enter US Updated: Jul-09-15 3:26 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Thursday to concealing his military service during the Bosnian war and a lengthy criminal history - including a conviction for shooting and killing a neighbor - when he entered the country.
- St. Paul mayor invites MLS to view potential stadium site Updated: Jul-09-15 11:06 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - St. Paul's mayor has invited the president of Major League Soccer to take a look at some land in the city suitable for a new stadium.
- St. Paul officer cleared in deadly shooting Updated: Jul-09-15 7:05 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A grand jury in Ramsey County has determined there is no cause to charge a St. Paul officer who fatally shot a man involved in a confrontation with police last summer.