More than 1,300 of the nation's best high school chess players are competing in the Twin Cities this weekend. The Pioneer Press reports nearly 300 competitors from Minnesota are taking part in the three-day tournament.
Post Bucks win, KAT says “I play with f****** passion”
Towns was asked how he controls his emotions on the court.
Train carrying ethanol derails in southern Minnesota
The State Fire Marshal has sent in experts to help with the situation.
Motorcyclist dies a month after striking deer in Minnesota
The crash happened north of Mankato near the small town of Norseland.
Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing
This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?
Sloane Martin leaving WCCO Radio for bigger role with Big Ten Network
Martin has been a staple at WCCO Radio since Election Day 2016.
Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates
If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.
MPD chief 'confident' officers will still show up after Question 2 vote
Arradondo held a press conference Wednesday in which he urged for a 'No' vote.
Charges: Driver in fatal hit-and-run said he thought he hit dog or sign
The crash killed a 56-year-old Blaine woman who had been out walking her dog.
Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19
The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.
12-year-old Twin Cities boy has been missing for 4 days
Police are asking for the public's help locating the child,
Minnesota health care scores high in nation
The private Commonwealth Fund ranked the St. Paul region the best out of more than 300 areas across the country. Rochester and Minneapolis were also among the top five. It's based on access to health care, prevention, treatment and healthy living. The Duluth region was placed 70th.
Charter school advocates to mark 20th anniversary in Minneapolis
Nearly 4,000 charter school officials are expected to gather in Minneapolis this week to discuss the progress of the national movement -- which began 20 years ago when the nation's first charter school opened in St. Paul. Enrollment at charter schools in Minnesota has surged in the last decade, but the effectiveness is still being debated. MPR reports a new University of Minnesota study found students at Twin Cities area charter schools scored lower on math and reading tests than counterparts at traditional schools.
Seven Twin Cities high schools ranked among nation's best
Southwest High in Minneapolis was the top-ranked Minnesota school in a listing of the nation's 500 best high schools. U.S. News and World Report looked at teacher-student ratios, college readiness, and math and reading skills. Six other Twin Cities-area schools made the list.
Minnesota rodeo sisters excited for first big local competition
Kasey and Kati Stewart of Afton have traveled across North America competing in rodeos. This weekend they'll get to take part in one at home. They'll compete in the barrel racing at the World's Toughest Rodeo in St. Paul.
Renovations under way at the "The Brick"
The new Minneapolis concert venue is making changes after numerous complaints from fans during the nightclub's inaugural show last month. Managers expect the improvements to be complete sometime in June. Four sold-out concerts are being moved to alternate venues in the Twin Cities while the work is completed. Take a look at the list of changes...
Biden makes 2 Minn. stops, surprises high school football team
Vice President Joe Biden, appearing at a campaign stop in Minneapolis on Tuesday, said the economy is turning around for the nation's middle class, and he slammed the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan ticket. Biden also stopped by South High School in Minneapolis to give the football players a pep talk. He later told a Rochester crowd that he was sad to miss a Bob Dylan concert Tuesday night.
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