Probably best known for their catchy radio jingle, Kars4Kids (K-A-R-S kars for kids) is being questioned for misleading donors. The organization has already been fined $65,000 in two other states for failing to disclose the beneficiaries of car donations.
Luck strikes in Minnesota: lottery winners in Duluth, Grand Marais
The North Shore just so happened to be a lucky place to be this past weekend.
60-year-old woman arrested after firing shots inside Spicer home
SWAT evacuated nearby residents during the incident.
Florida Georgia Line booked to play at the Minnesota State Fair
The band is the second country music act to be booked this year.
Isolated severe weather in Minnesota on Tuesday and Wednesday
Definitely not a slam dunk either day, but the chance is there.
Driver ejected in fatal crash on Shepard Road in St. Paul
The driver of a Dodge Ram was ejected and died at the scene.
'Stranger Things' star Joe Keery spotted at Minneapolis vintage shops
The Hollywood star is in Minnesota filming a new movie.
North Dakota's only abortion clinic relocating to Minnesota
A GoFundMe set up to help the clinic make the move to Minnesota has surpassed its $500,000 goal.
Deadly vehicle fire on Interstate 94 west of Fargo
The victim's age and name have not been released.
Overturning Roe v. Wade won't do a 'damn thing' to prevent abortions, Walz says
Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday meant to protect abortion access in the state and people who come from out of state seeking one.
'Give to the Max Day' raises $13.56M for Minnesota charities
Close to 50,000 donors participated in the 24-hour fundraiser held Wednesday. The donations will benefit nearly 4,000 non-profits throughout the state.
Consumer watchdog group releases this year's most dangerous toys list
This year's list from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group includes the Hot Wheels Rat Bomb, a mini-crossbow and an Elmo talking cell phone.
Minnesota crime labs under scrutiny after St. Paul issues
Minnesota public defenders have decided to review cases involving at least 18 other crime labs after problems were revealed at the St. Paul facility, the Pioneer Press reports. State Public Defender John Stuart said, "The way the [St. Paul] lab was operating regarding drugs raises questions about whether they have proper procedures or validation for fingerprints or ballistics or testing paint chips."
Watchdog group cites big pensions paid to some former Duluth, St. Louis County workers
The group United Taxpayers of America says 17 retired employees of Duluth and St. Louis County are bringing in pensions of more than $100,000 a year. The watchdog group argues that defined-benefit pensions should be replaced by contributions to accounts such as 401 (k)s. Union officials point out, though, that the vast majority of public retirees have much smaller pensions than the relatively few cases highlighted by the group.
Free surgeries from medical charity help Minnesotans see past lack of insurance
Operation Eyesight used donated equipment and volunteer labor to provide cataract, glaucoma, and corneal transplant surgeries to uninsured and under-insured Minnesotans.
Group led by Norm Coleman collects many dollars from few contributors
The American Action Network is a non-profit group that has touted its grassroots advocacy. But USA Today reports more than 80 percent of the revenue it took in over the course of a year came from just eight donors, including one who contributed $7 million.
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