Minnesota News

Nevada poised to become 15th state to ditch Electoral College

May 22, 2019

The state Senate voted along party lines to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would give the state's six electoral votes to the winner of the presidential popular vote.

More than 1,000 Holocaust victims are buried in Belarus after mass grave discovered

May 22, 2019

The remains emerged at a construction site in January. "I think it's very late, but better late than never," said Marcel Drimer, an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor.

Judge allows copies of Noor trial evidence

May 22, 2019

A judge ruled Wednesday that evidence in the trial of a former police officer convicted of murder, except five graphic videos, will be released to the public this week.

Firefighters use CPR after newborn fawns pulled from a creek

May 22, 2019

It's not the kind of rescue they're called to every day, but firefighters in Andover and Oak Grove made the best of what they had -- on a pair of newborn fawns.

Farmers testing new fertilizer alternative: bacteria

May 22, 2019

Farmers across the country are putting a genetically modified bacteria in the ground this spring to help corn plants use naturally occurring nitrogen. The goal is to eventually replace synthetic nitrogen fertilizer.

2 for 3 Memorial Day weekend; will 5G mess up weather forecasts?

May 22, 2019

Two of three days look brilliant this weekend.

Red Nose Day 2019: How does it work, why is it being criticized?

May 22, 2019

The goal is to raise money to fight child poverty by selling red foam noses and staging celebrity events. But some critics are raising questions about the campaign.

Self-harm is up sharply among girls -- what's behind it and how to help

May 22, 2019

The rate of self-harm went relatively unchanged prior to 2009, and then shot up threefold among girls ages 10 to 14 between 2009 and 2015.

Special sessions aren't special in Minnesota, at all

May 22, 2019

The Minnesota Legislature is heading for another special session. But that's nothing new here.

Forest Lake school recognized for environmental sustainability

May 22, 2019

Green Ribbon status is evidence that a school is working to reduce its environmental impact and educate its students about sustainability.