Plans are in place for an anti-abortion clinic to open later this year kitty-corner from the Building for Women, where the only abortions in northern Minnesota are performed, at the Women’s Health Center. The director of the Women's Health Center says her patients are already picketed and harassed by abortion opponents and she expects that to increase when the new building moves in nearby.
Teen pleads guilty in shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Columbia Heights
Damico Jamal-Tokyo High will receive a sentence in juvenile court, along with an adult prison sentence.
Walz wants to use surplus money to send direct payments to Minnesotans
It's a renewed effort from a previous proposal from Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's supplemental budget in January.
Jan. 6 committee says aide for WI senator tried to give fake elector info to Pence
The attempt was discovered through text messages in the ongoing public hearing held by the Jan. 6 select committee.
Minnesota state colleges boosting tuition again by 3.5%
The Minnesota State system's Board of Trustee's approved the increase Wednesday.
Walz, Jensen react to historic Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade
After voting to overturn Roe, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas has hinted contraception and same-sex marriage protections should follow.
2-year-old killed in crash on County Road 81 in Maple Grove
The crash occurred Thursday evening on County Road 81.
BCA issues new details about St. Michael standoff, shooting
New details say a St. Cloud police officer struck the suspect with gunfire.
92-year-old driver killed in rural Scott County crash
The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Big-time rain totals flood Highway 10 in central Minnesota
More rain and storms are expected Friday and Saturday morning.
Charges: Driver had just left local bar before deadly Shakopee crash
Witnesses said they were unable to help the 19-year-old Eden Prairie man who died in the crash after becoming trapped.
Thunder selects Chet Holmgren 2nd overall in NBA Draft
The Minneapolis native becomes the highest-drafted Minnesotan in NBA history.
Duluth methadone clinic getting shut down by state
The Lake Superior Treatment Center uses methadone to treat opiate addictions. A Human Services Department inspection last month found health and safety violations discovered in March had not been corrected. An official with the company that runs the for-profit clinic predicts its clients will die, overdose, or go to jail.
Accrediting agency gave Duluth methadone clinic positive marks
Three months before the Minnesota Department of Human Services recommended a methadone clinic in Duluth be shut down, a nonprofit accrediting agency said the Lake Superior Treatment Center "met or exceeded standards in many areas," the Duluth News Tribune. However, state investigators inspected the clinic in early August and found 56 violations of standards.
Minnesota House committee approves legislation to license abortion clinics
Supporters of the bill say inspections are also necessary after dangerous conditions were found at a Pennsylvania clinic. Opponents criticize the legislation when other outpatient medical clinics are not regulated. A similar bill is progressing in the Senate.
After the flood, life goes on in Duluth; zoo plans to open next week
After the floods in Duluth, an army of volunteers has stepped in to fill a gap between when emergency workers leave and more long-term help arrives. Race routes have been altered, but the events will go on. Biking and hiking trails are open. And the zoo plans to reopen on Friday with most of the park's 483 animals on display.
Trump admin. to ban abortion referrals from family planning clinics
Clinics face losing their federal funding if they continue to refer abortion patients.
MDH: Abortion numbers drop to lowest level in 37 years
The Department of Health reports there were 11,071 abortions performed in Minnesota last year -- the lowest annual total since the state first started keeping track in 1975. The 2011 abortion rate among women ages 15 to 44 was also the lowest ever recorded by the state agency.
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