The U.S. Department of Commerce says Minnesota's economy grew 1.2 percent last year to $244.9 billion. The Star Tribune reports the biggest areas driving the growth of Minnesota's economy were durable-goods manufacturing and finance and insurance. North Dakota was No. 1 with GDP growing 7.6 percent.
Inmate at Hennepin County Jail dies in 'apparent suicide'
He died on Thursday, almost a week after being found unresponsive.