Minnesota News
  • Minneapolis considers renaming Columbus Day

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis could join other government entities which have renamed Columbus Day, a federal holiday since 1937, but not observed in all states. The holiday was created to commemorate Christopher Columbus’ arrival …

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    24 Apr 14
  • Archbishop deposition on abuse made public

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests say a deposition by Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt shows deceit continues in the church. Nienstedt is head of the …

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    24 Apr 14
  • Twins book McCartney concert for Target Field

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Almost 50 years after the Beatles made their only Minnesota appearance, Paul McCartney has been booked for another ballpark concert. The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that McCartney will bring his “Out …

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    22 Apr 14
  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms

      NEW YORK (AP) – General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice …

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    21 Apr 14
  • Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they’re going back to finish what …

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    21 Apr 14
  • Vacant fire station becomes roller-sports park

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A former fire station in Mankato that was transformed in a temporary skateboard park is drawing raves from teens who say it turned out better than they expected, and from …

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    21 Apr 14
  • Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato say they are ready to practice under reinstated coach Todd Hoffner. The Mavericks football program held a news conference Thursday, the day after players …

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    18 Apr 14
  • GOP avoids primary for secretary of state's office

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s labor force now tops 3 million. The Department of Employment and Economic Development showcased the figure Thursday as they released jobs figures for March. Their report says 2,600 …

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    17 Apr 14