"Rock Center" will profile Penumbra Theater's founder and artistic director, Lou Bellamy, on Monday's broadcast. A trace of New York snobbery shows through in NBC's promotional material, though. It remarks that "the nation's largest African-American theater company is in St. Paul, Minnesota, of all places."
'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.
Man crossing Highway 13 in Burnsville fatally struck by driver
The victim is a 31-year-old man from Prior Lake.
MNGOP-endorsed candidate Walter Hudson calls for murder charges if people in restricted states travel for legal abortion
"Dick's Sporting Goods desperately wants to kill children," Hudson wrote in a tweet.
Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect
Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville
Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.
Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee
The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.
Minneapolis man dies after crash leaves him pinned under vehicle
Clemente Garcia, 20, died Wednesday morning.
19-year-old gunned down marks 43rd homicide in Minneapolis this year
The victim's identity has not been released.
Minneapolis' renovated theaters put evening shoe leather on Hennepin Ave.
According to a new study, half a million people went to events at the four live theater venues on Hennepin Avenue last year. That foot traffic and the businesses it supports are the payoff for the $38 million spent renovating those theaters.
Minn. theaters keep up security checks in response to Colo. shooting tragedy
A day after the mass shooting at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., Minnesota theater managers are still taking precautions to keep their patrons safe. Several theater officials noted their procedures, including monitoring audiences for suspicious behavior, checking entrances and exits, and keeping an eye on security cameras.
Nationally acclaimed Penumbra Theatre suspends programming
St. Paul's Penumbra Theatre, the nation's most esteemed African-American theater, says they have suspended programming for the year. In addition to a halt in productions, the company laid off six members of its full-time staff. Fundraising may allow the theater produce a musical next year.
Injuries averted in St. Paul train derailment
A Union Pacific train derailed in St. Paul Saturday under the Seventh Street Bridge near Interstate 94, according to St. Paul Police. Authorities said no injuries were sustained in the derailment, and no hazardous materials were stored in any of the train cars.
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