Hundreds of people gathered at the Basilica of St. Mary to honor Brother Michael Collins. The 74-year-old passed away last week, less than a month after he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Collins led DeLaSalle for twenty years and served on various Catholic education committees. During his tenure, the high school saw enrollment double and monetary contributions in the millions.
How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction
The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.
St. Paul's new 'skate trail' brings non-traditional park to life
Gateway Park is the first of four parks to open in the Highland Bridge redevelopment.
80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.
30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town
It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.
Numerous severe storms likely in Minnesota Friday night
Watch the video for the full details with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
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, U of M boosting tuition again
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.
President of Minneapolis' DeLaSalle High School dies of lung cancer
Brother Michael Collins led DeLaSalle for twenty years and served on various Catholic education committees. The high school saw enrollment double and contributions soar under his guidance. He died at age 71, less than a month after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Parade to honor U.S. military members set for Saturday in Minneapolis
There has yet to be a local parade specifically to thank U.S. service members for their service in the war against terror, WCCO reports. That’ll change with the Twin Cities Heroes Parade down Nicollet Mall beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday. It took a grassroots effort to organize the event.
Minnesota tracks high school athlete concussions
Data is being collected by the Minnesota Department of Health for the first time in an effort to better examine how concussions affect high school athletes, WCCO reports. Officials are keeping tabs on 42 schools, where in the first seven weeks of the fall sports season, 373 student athletes have been diagnosed with a concussion.
Demand for manufacturers felt at Minneapolis trade school
"You didn't build that" is something the burgeoning number of students at Dunwoody College of Technology won't have to hear. Enrollment at the Minneapolis school is at a 15-year high as manufacturers - especially in Minnesota's medical device industry - clamor for more skilled workers. Dunwoody has even added a six month fast-track program to help meet the demand.
Former President Clinton honors Humphrey at statue dedication
Former President Bill Clinton was in Minnesota Saturday to dedicate a statue at the state Capitol in honor of the late former Vice President and U.S. Sent. Hubert H. Humphrey. Clinton. "He believed that with a happy heart, and an open ear and an honest dialogue -- a lot of conflict could be resolved," Clinton said of Humphrey.
Minneapolis school district plans to reopen buildings as enrollment goes back up
It wasn't long ago that dwindling enrollment forced painful school closings in Minneapolis. Now a couple of those buildings will likely reopen to help make room for 2,000 additional students over the next four years.
Minneapolis to host SlutWalk this Saturday
SlutWalk rallies started after a police officer told a group of women in a public safety class to not dress like "sluts" if they wanted to avoid assault. The movement has since caught on across the world, with some marches drawing thousands of people, some dressed in provocative clothing. Supporters say it's about empowerment and taking back an insulting word, but critics say it sets back feminism.
Google provides a day of training to Minneapolis high school students
"We hope these students create the next Google," said one of the company's executives. The Google crew worked with 75 Minneapolis students who will be summer interns for Twin Cities businesses through the Step Up program. It was Google's first youth entrepreneurship summit.
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