The City Council voted 4-1 against an ordinance that would have allowed unmarried partners to register their relationship with the city. Critics said it's not the city's responsibility to weigh in on the issue. The mayor emphasized that, despite the vote, people of all sexual orientations are welcome in the city.
17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday
The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3
The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.
Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago
Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.
7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle
Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote
Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill
Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.
Suspected lightning strike causes gas fire in St. Paul street
Nearby properties are being evacuated.
Charges: Woman was drunk when she caused crash that killed father-of-four
Anoka's Adam Madsen was killed in the crash.
Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant
Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.
Inver Grove Heights could be next suburb to adopt domestic partner registry
Advocates argue it would give unmarried couples more access to health care. But critics say it would have no legal standing and point out that some insurers already cover unmarried partners.
Eagan approves domestic partner registry
The registry allows any committed but unmarried couple -- regardless of sexual orientation -- to register their relationship with the city. The registry gives unmarried couples no legal standing but could help them get health insurance benefits from employers.
Shoreview becomes the latest to approve domestic partner registry
It gives committed couples -- both gay and straight -- a way to document their relationship. Several cities have recently passed similar ordinances. Minneapolis was the first in Minnesota to do so, followed by Duluth and St. Paul.
Northfield City Council approves domestic partnership registry ordinance
Northfield is the 19th Minnesota city to pass the domestic partner registry. The ordinance goes into effect July 23. It will allow domestic partners to receive family rates for city fees on recreational programs and general services.
Inver Grove Heights company recalls cantaloupe
Cut Fruit Express Inc. of Inver Grove Heights says it is voluntarily recalling fruit packages that contain cantaloupe that has been recalled by supplier DFI Marketing Inc., due to potential salmonella contamination, the Associated Press reports. The company says it is a precaution and no illnesses have been reported.
Inver Grove Heights man wins World Championship Big Buck Hunter tournament
An Inver Grove Heights man can now say he's the best in the world. Nick Robbins took home the top prize of $15,000 at the World Championship Big Buck Hunter tournament in Chicago over the weekend.
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