From the northernmost border to the far southern edge, Minnesota residents are coping with incessant rains and flooding. In southern Minnesota, highways have turned into rivers, parking lots into ponds. And along the Canadian border and the Rainy River, surging water levels destroyed some lakeside property, and continue to pose a threat to more.
Reid Sagehorn, the high school student who was suspended for a tweet earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Elk River School district, the superintendent and principal of Rogers High School, and the Rogers police chief, among others.
The $43 billion deal Medtronic announced late Sunday to acquire Ireland-based competitor Covidien – and save the newly merged company a bundle on U.S. taxes – is not yet a done deal. One possible hurdle: Congress.
A Minnesota doctor who spends time working and living in Haiti has contracted a mosquito-borne illness that has health officials in the United States taking notice.
Country star Toby Keith will play the grandstand on the opening night of the Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 21, fair officials announced Tuesday. He will be joined by country/rap artist Colt Ford.