Last month's food drive saw cash contributions of more than $8 million and food donations of more than 4 million pounds. That will be used to restock about 300 food shelves across Minnesota.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
DFLer who was in labor during endorsement convention to run in primary
Maye Quade gave a speech while in active labor before she ultimately withdrew from the endorsing convention last month to give birth.
Valleyfair opens this weekend, reveals full summer schedule of events
New fare includes walking tacos, hand-scooped ice cream and deep-fried pickles.
Jury selection begins in trial of Buffalo clinic shooter, Gregory Ulrich
The Buffalo health clinic shooter is accused of fatally shooting one person and injuring four others last year.
Tow truck workers struck by hit-and-run driver on I-35
The driver was in a black 2006 Lincoln MKZ.
Walz, DFL, GOP reach agreement on state surplus spending
The framework deal includes spending on education, health care, human services and public safety, as well as tax cuts.
St. Paul to close road in anticipation of Mississippi River flooding
River levels are expected to rise through the week.
Former Mormon church leader convicted of sexually assaulting boy, 13
It emerged that the church leader was a registered sex offender.
Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park
The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
For 2nd time, Minnesota farm devastated by deadly fire
Around 1,000 goats and a litter of puppies were killed when a barn caught fire on Friday.
Finnegans sees 23 percent revenue gain; food shelves will benefit
The Minneapolis beer company donates all of its profits to charities that feed the hungry. With revenue surpassing $1 million in 2011, the company was able to pay for about 120,000 meals through food shelves.
Charitable giving in Minnesota drops more than 9 percent
The Minnesota Council on Foundations says donations fell more than 9 percent last year. Individual donations saw the biggest decline at 11 percent.
Record number of Americans traveling this Thanksgiving
More than 40 million Americans are expected to drive, fly or ride trains to their Thanksgiving destinations this year -- that's according to AAA. The travel tracker says it's the highest number since the start of the recession.
Visualizing presidential campaign contributions throughout Minnesota
MinnPost mapped 2012 first-quarter presidential campaign contributions in Minnesota.
Minnesota Lottery reports fifth straight record-breaking year
The prospect of striking it rich is as appealing as ever to Minnesotans -- maybe more so. The Minnesota Lottery reports ticket set a new record in the fiscal year that ended June 30. The biggest chunk of the $520 million goes back to lottery players in payouts, but a state environmental trust fund reaps more than $120 million.
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