The team of six scientists are expected to reach a base camp at 18,000 feet Tuesday. They'll spend the next two weeks monitoring a group of climbers to study the effects of high-altitude.
Latest storm track, snow forecast for weekend winter storm
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch.
These Twin Cities restaurants have heated patios for outdoor winter dining
From bonfires to igloos, Twin Cities restaurants have you covered as temperatures drop.
Man fatally stabbed in St. Paul, marking record 35th homicide this year
Police have identified a person of interest.
Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past
A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..
Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Mayo researchers return from Mt. Everest
Two Mayo Clinic researchers spent 10 days conducting physical tests on themselves and about 20 climbers at the base camp for Mt. Everest. The testing at 17,500 feet sheds light on how the body reacts to high altitudes, which mimics conditions that patients suffer from heart disease, obesity and aging.
Mayo Clinic researchers getting closer to predicting Alzheimer's
Researchers working with mice have identified biological red flags that show who's more prone to developing the brain disease. The Minnesota Alzheimer's Association is hopeful but cautions "People aren't mice."
Mayo Clinic responds to NYTimes critique
The newspaper criticized the Rochester hospital's decision to build proton beam cancer facilities, saying the move is a medical "arms race" that ignores cheaper and equally effective alternatives. Hospital officials say the move is in the best interests of their patients.
Mayo Clinic executive picked to lead bioscience research center in Colorado
Steven VanNurden is currently the chair of Mayo Clinic Ventures. Under his guidance, the division has commercialized more than 2,000 technologies; was granted more than 1,200 patents and helped form more than 45 start-up companies. VanNurden will begin his new role as President and Chief Executive of the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority in late May.
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