Minnesota News

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: New pilot vaccination program expands those eligible for limited supply

Jan 18, 2021

Minnesota is launching a new pilot program to expedite COVID-19 vaccinations of Minnesotans age 65 and older at community vaccination sites across the state. The program also includes plans to distribute a share of the limited vaccines for child care and …

Biden's inauguration is going to look very different. Here's what to know

Jan 18, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration has been largely downsized because of the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns after the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Understanding Martin Luther King's complex legacy

Jan 18, 2021

The APM documentary, “King’s Last March” explores the complex legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

FBI seeking woman who may have stolen laptop from Pelosi's office

Jan 18, 2021

A witness, identified as a former romantic partner of the woman, says she intended to sell the computer to a Russian friend, who planned to then pass it to the Kremlin's foreign intelligence service.

Pro-Trump rallies draw small turnout at State Capitol

Jan 16, 2021

Protests to support President Donald Trump at the Minnesota Capitol on Saturday and Sunday drew only a handful of people. They came as authorities in state capitals across the country are on alert for possible violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's…

Didn't get enough financial aid for college? You can ask for more help

Jan 16, 2021

The FAFSA uses tax data from two years ago to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid for college. But if your financial situation has changed since then, there are ways to get more money.

Tentative contract agreement gives Minnesota home care workers a 15 percent raise

Jan 17, 2021

Home care workers in Minnesota who are members of the Service Employees International Union will vote on a tentative contract agreement that increases base pay by $2 per hour, adds paid time off and provides funding for worker training.

After litter surges in BWCAW, officials aim to educate

Jan 17, 2021

After a surge of visitors brought an increase in litter and damage to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last year, officials are taking steps to head off similar problems this year.

Democrats build impeachment case, alleging 'dangerous crime'

Jan 17, 2021

Democrats and the incoming administration are facing the challenge of reckoning with the Capitol attack at the same time that Biden takes office and tries to move the country forward. They say Congress can do both.

An eyewitness account of MLK's final days

Jan 14, 2021

Clara Jean Ester was a college student in 1968 when she saw Martin Luther King Jr. give his final speech. A day later, Ester was at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., when he was assassinated.