Minnesota News

Storms down trees, power lines in parts of Minnesota

Aug 8, 2020

3 people were injured when lightning struck a park shelter in Lakeville.

Why is recreational marijuana not legal in Minnesota?

Aug 8, 2020

Since 2012, 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use ­— that includes other Midwestern states like Michigan and Illinois. But not Minnesota.

Apartment renters can join the Minnesota Vikings' Eagan neighborhood next summer

Aug 8, 2020

The team owners expect to have 261 units on the market.

Those who know Derek Chauvin say they would not have predicted his killing of George Floyd

Aug 8, 2020

Driven to be a cop, he spent 19 years on the streets. "I don't know what happened to him," former colleague said.

Insurance payouts fall far short of what's needed to rebuild Twin Cities

Aug 8, 2020

In the 5-mile stretch of Minneapolis that sustained the heaviest destruction, uninsured losses among local small-business owners are at least $200 million, according to the Lake Street Council.

UnitedHealth Group studies COVID-19 risks with sickle cell

Aug 8, 2020

The new study, financed by Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group, asks if there's also a greater risk for carriers of sickle cell trait — a much larger group that includes about 8% of Black Americans.

Mussel restoration project could lure wildlife back to barren stretch of Mississippi River in Minneapolis

Aug 8, 2020

For the first time in nearly a century, native river life could return to a barren stretch of the Mississippi above St. Anthony Falls.