1 victim of Minneapolis fire identified

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have released the name of one of two people whose bodies were found in the ruins of a burned-out Minneapolis …

Cold contributes to death of Minn. man

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the frigid cold contributed to the death of a 79-year-old man in south-central Minnesota. Police say W…

Severe cold to close Minnesota Zoo

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. The zoo’s…

MNsure sees last-minute enrollment spike

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s health insurance exchange saw a sizable last-minute spike in enrollment ahead of a deadline for coverage …

Rochester closing schools Monday

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Rochester public school administrators are giving parents plenty of notice that classes will be canceled on Monday w…

St. Paul gets its first Hmong firefighter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul, which has one of the largest concentrations of Hmong people living in the United States, is finally getting…

Scrapbooking supply company closing stores

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Golden Valley-based scrapbook supply company Archiver’s says it’s going out of business and will close its s…

Health dept. says flu widespread in Minn.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says the flu is now widespread across Minnesota. The department reported Thursday …

New health coverage now in effect in Minn.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s a day into the start of new insurance coverage purchased through Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace for mo…

Injured man describes escape from fire

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man who is among 14 people injured in an explosion and fire describes his frightening escape from the burni…