Minnesota State University, Mankato students have joined the protest against Chick-fil-A after the president of the restaurant chain publicly made a stand against gay marriage. The students have started a petition to have the fast food eatery removed from campus.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Chick-fil-A 'kiss-in' protest fizzles in Minnesota
Few showed up at Minnesota's Chick-fil-A fast-food restaurants for a "kiss-in" event Friday that was planned to take place at outlets nationwide, KARE 11 reports. Restaurant President Dan Cathy opposes gay marriage and the event was designed as a protest to his recent comments in support of the "Biblical" definition of marriage.
Pawlenty takes stand for Chick-fil-A, calls officials' criticism of franchise 'chilling'
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is coming to the defense of Chik-fil-A as the embattled fast food franchise fends off criticism for its president's stance against gay marriage. Fresh from lunch at a Chick-fil-A Saturday in North Carolina, the prospective Republican vice presidential candidate called elected officials' public objections to the Christian-owned fast food chain "chilling."
Where do Minnesota companies stand on gay marriage?
Is it good business to jump into the debate over same-sex marriage in Minnesota? The Pioneer Press has a new list of where companies stand on the issue.
Marriage amendment activists on both sides duel over children of gay couples
Internet celebrity Zach Wahls, the 21-year-old son of an Iowa same-sex couple, has been campaigning in Minnesota this week against the state ballot measure that would effectively ban gay marriage. Meanwhile, the pro-measure group Minnesota for Marriage has released a video that argues children of same-sex couples are more vulnerable than those raised by a mother and father.
Minn. Catholic school teacher asked to resign over support of gay marriage
Taking a stand against the Catholic Church's stance on gay marriage, a fifth grade teacher in Moorhead is leaving her position as a fifth grade teacher at St. Joseph’s Catholic School. Trish Cameron said in a letter to parents that she was told she would not be offered a contract for the next school year because of her response to a question on a self-evaluation.
And next ... law that allows gay marriage in Minnesota?
Gay marriage advocates, fresh from winning a fight over a constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex unions, is already planning for what they say is the next logical step. State law still does not allow for gay marriage. They aim to change that.
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