Fugitive dentist wanted in Tenn. stabbing is found in Minnesota

Knoxville police say the Sevierville dentist sought in the stabbing of a woman at a Knoxville motel has been found in Minnesota.

Woodbury reaches tentative deal to fill its cavernous, empty sports center

A tentative deal has been reached to fill two big empty spaces inside Woodbury's new fieldhouse, which was added in 2014. And the city is close to finishing the playground nearby, a costly venture that is well behind schedule after fundraising languished.

Police ask for public's help in solving double slaying in Mpls.


A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said that they needed the East African community’s help in finding the gunman.

Educators explore personalized learning spaces

Class Act

A conference urged educators to consider design and creativity of spaces to explore possibilities for students

Guess who has the nation's best drivers? Yep, it's Minnesota

Minnesota drivers are far from perfect, but they are considered the best in the nation for the second straight year according to a study out Friday from Carinsurancecomparison.com.

1 dies in Minn. crash; wintry weather impacts travelers + Video

The State Patrol now says weather wasn't a factor in Hwy. 52 crash near Rochester, but state had at least 90 crashes as drivers got a taste of winter.

Protesters celebrate Thanksgiving with feast outside 4th Precinct HQ + Photo Gallery

Protesters leave comfort of homes to eat a Thanksgiving meal in front of Fourth Precinct station.

Syrians' plight spurs flood of donations to state's refugee agencies

As rhetoric heats up, phones ring off hook at groups that can assist Syrian refugees.

Bloomington's Penn American development progress exceeds expectations

With the new Red Robin restaurant opening this week, along with the opening of the Fresh Thyme Market in September, the second phase is nearly complete.

Man found dead in Austin, Minn., garage fire

Authorities are investigating a man's death in connection with a garage fire in Austin, Minn., on Thursday morning. Firefighters were called about 8:50 a.m. to…

St. Cloud moves forward on plans for aquatic center

After hitting a key fundraising goal, St. Cloud leaders say they're ready to build a long-planned aquatic center and have it open by 2017.

Snow causes some Thanksgiving delays at MSP Airport

MSP on “high alert” after Paris, but security stayed the same.

U's Raptor Center has had hands full this year + Video

The University of Minnesota's Raptor Center has been busy caring for sick, hurt birds.

Rain in Milwaukee, Madison breaks Thanksgiving Day records

The National Weather Service says Milwaukee and Madison's wet weather have set records for Thanksgiving Day rain.

Man whose parents died hours apart sues ambulance company

A man whose parents died within hours of each other has sued an ambulance company, alleging that the driver drove too fast and a paramedic failed to secure his mother as she rode along while taking her dying husband to hospice care.

Obituary: Engineer Max Goldberg led committees on Hiawatha corridor planning

As Minneapolis citizens and community leaders sat down to study dozens of options for a swath of land cutting from downtown to the airport in…

Lake Calhoun name change prompts debate, little movement

Months into a revived debate over the name of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, there’s been lots of heat but not much progress toward resolving whether to substitute a Dakota or other name.

Former Wis. deputy who killed wife, sister from Lake Elmo wants out of institution

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy who shot and killed his wife and her sister last year is asking to be released from the mental institution where he's committed.

Rania, Iraq, becomes Duluth's newest sister city

The two municipalities used Skype to seal their international deal, which grew from contacts made by a Duluth peace activist.