Critics point out that an ordinance to recognize domestic partnerships wouldn't have any legal weight, and say there's no pressing need for it. But supporters call it a civil rights issue and say the city should stand up for a minority that suffers from discrimination.
6-year-old and his grandparents killed in trailer home fire
"Found among the charred debris were two adults and a child," the sheriff's office said in a release.
Uvalde massacre: MN schools react with horror, increase security
A gunman killed 19 children and two adults in Texas Tuesday afternoon.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Shoreview becomes the latest to approve domestic partner registry
It gives committed couples -- both gay and straight -- a way to document their relationship. Several cities have recently passed similar ordinances. Minneapolis was the first in Minnesota to do so, followed by Duluth and St. Paul.
In 1971, what was the Minnesota Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage?
On Oct. 15, 1971, the Minnesota Supreme Court made an historic stand on the same-sex marriage issue. What was its ruling? For the answer, click on the headline above...
Some well-known Republicans say they're against move to ban same-sex marriage
Some prominent GOPers are speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota. Among them are Rep. John Kriesel of Cottage Grove and consultant Wheelock Whitney.
Northfield City Council approves domestic partnership registry ordinance
Northfield is the 19th Minnesota city to pass the domestic partner registry. The ordinance goes into effect July 23. It will allow domestic partners to receive family rates for city fees on recreational programs and general services.
Shoreview-based Deluxe acquires Internet marketing company
Deluxe Corp. purchased Utah-based OrangeSoda for nearly $28 million in cash and says the acquisition will expand the number of services it can supply small businesses. OrangeSoda specializes in search, mobile, and social media campaign strategies. Deluxe sells checks, forms and offers other services.
U.S. House bill would require states to recognize conceal-carry permits from other states
Federal representatives are set to vote on a bill next week that could have a major affect on who can carry a gun in the state of Minnesota. Right now, the state only recognizes conceal-carry permits from 15 states. Safety officials say laws in neighboring states aren't similar enough to Minnesota's own laws to allow reciprocity.
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