Sanford Medical Center plans a new hospital in 2016 but could not wait that long to expand its emergency room. The emergency room was built to accommodate 25,000 patients a year but served 57,000 last year. Meanwhile, Essentia Health says it's bursting at the seams and an ER expansion is in the works.
Deadly night in St. Paul sees 3 people killed, 1 arrest so far
The three incidents bring St. Paul's homicide total up to 18 this year.
2 killed in broad daylight drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale
The identities of the victims have not been released.
Road deaths involving unbelted people rose again in 2021
This is the second year in a row that the number has gone up.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson on paid leave for health reasons
The sheriff, who was recently convicted of drunk-driving, is set to stand down later this year.
Flooding expected to worsen in MN's Arrowhead region
Hundreds of private homes are at-risk in northern St. Louis County.
St. Paul police: Kids in stolen car rammed squad, hid in porta-potty
The incident sent the Minnesota Capitol into a brief lockdown.
Watch: Storm updates after heavy hail slams Twin Cities
Sven Sundgaard is providing an update after Thursday's flash hail storm.
MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video
Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.
Tornado, severe thunderstorm watches issued in Minnesota
In addition to possible tornadoes, there is a threat for damaging winds and very large hail.
High prices, stiff competition putting off homebuyers in Twin Cities
Prices continue to rise in the metro, but there are signs of buyer fatigue.
Series of explosions at manufacturing plant injures 6 in Wisconsin
The blast rocked the Wisconsin town just before 7:45 a.m.
Fargo woman 'marries' herself
In a symbolic ceremony before friends and family, the bride gave her vows: "I, Nadine, promise to enjoy inhabiting my own life and to relish a lifelong love affair with my beautiful self." Nadine Schweigert says she has struggled for years with self-acceptance. Today she's on her honeymoon in New Orleans.
Beer maker seeks brewery site in Fargo
The owners of Fargo Beer Co., makers of Wood Chipper Indian Pale Ale and Stone’s Throw Scottish Ale, are in the process of acquiring a place to brew beer in Fargo, the Forum reports. Right now, Fargo Beer is brewed in Wisconsin at Sand Creek Brewery. According to the newspaper, city officials are working on a brewery license ordinance, but it might be early next year before it's finalized.
Hospital food waste fed to flowers
St. Cloud Hospital is now using an innovative system that grinds up and dehydrates its food waste, USA Today reports. A half-eaten blueberry pancake pushed aside by a patient 12 hours earlier ends up as a dirt-like substance mixed into plants on the hospital grounds.
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