Before he'd turned four, Mani Chadaga was inventing mythological personalities for numbers. Now that he's eight, he's using them in advanced algebra and geometry. For his parents and teachers, the challenge is to let him be an eight-year-old while also challenging him intellectually.
Fatal hit-and-run driver can avoid prison time with plea deal
He was charged with striking and killing a 56-year-old who was walking her dog.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, January 24
Case levels remain very high in Minnesota.
Woman killed in St. Paul's North End identified as 31-year-old
A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the shooting.
Mom pleads guilty to sex trafficking young daughter
Her trial was set to begin this week.
Homes shot at randomly in Wisconsin; residents nearly struck
The people inside the homes were nearly struck, according to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.
Charges: Man killed roommate's 4 pet ferrets after argument
He told police he swears one of the ferrets was "laughing and breathing" as he kept shooting it in the head, charges state.
St. Cloud 27-year-old ID'd as victim of homicide near U of M
The shooting, which also injured two others, occurred Thursday near the 500 block of 15th Avenue South.
Liquor store employee shot twice while trying to stop shoplifter
No arrests have been made.
Testimony to begin in federal trial of 3 former Minneapolis cops
Opening statements begin Monday.
What happens to the Vikings if Aaron Rodgers leaves the NFC North?
Rodgers said he isn't interested in rebuilding in Green Bay, is it time for the Vikings to pounce or stay the course?
Firefighter settles disability suit with St. Paul
A St. Paul firefighter will receive a more than half million dollar settlement in a disability dispute. William Eldredge claims the fire department tried to fire him and transfer him to a lesser paying job because he had an eyesight disability.
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra may go part time
For five decades, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra has touted itself as the only full-time chamber orchestra in the United States -- a prestigious ensemble noted for its international touring, recordings and Grammy Awards. But in tough labor talks that seek $1.5 million in annual savings, the SPCO is reconsidering whether it can afford full-time musicians.
Stillwater schools adopt award-winning 'reverse classrooms' concept
Instead to listening to lectures in class then working through the math problems at home, students in Stillwater will now watch their teachers' presentations over the web or on DVD -- then do their homework during class.
St. Paul bartender stabbed after cutting off customer
A bartender at Erick's Bar in St. Paul cut off a customer and tried to escort him out, then the man stabbed him in the stomach. Other patrons darted after the suspect, tackled him and wrestled the knife away. The man apologized and told police he lost control.
Former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher appears in LA court
Lynn Seibel has been charged with 17 counts of criminal sexual conduct in Minnesota stemming from the years that he was a drama teacher at the Faribault prep school. Police suspect he had inappropriate contact with students. But he is also charged in Los Angeles, where he lives and where police say they found child porn on his computer. He appeared in court on those charges Thursday and has pleaded not guilty. Minnesota authorities plan to let the California case run its course before bringing him back to the state.
St. Paul man admits guilt in 3-day attack
Branden J. Fourre, 22, pleaded guilty in Ramsey County District Court on Thursday to kidnapping and second-degree assault in a Jan. 28-31 attack on his girlfriend. He faces up to eight years in prison. According to charges, Fourre accused the woman of infidelity, bound her and repeatedly yelled at her, put a shotgun to her head and beat her with a pool stick.
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