"The Planned Parenthood controversy is just the culmination of things that have been happening for a while," one observer tells the Los Angeles Times. Some supporters are now questioning the foundation's partnerships, executive salaries and lawsuits against smaller nonprofits, which included legal action against a small Minnesota charity that organized dog sled races under the banner "Mush for a Cure."
Baby, teenager among 4 found dead along MN, Canada border
Authorities believe all four froze to death.
Former roller rink, tennis courts will become new sports hub
The Wooddale Fun Zone has been closed since spring of 2020.
Popular hibachi food truck opens second Twin Cities restaurant
The much-anticipated Daruma opens for takeout Thursday evening.
What changes are coming to the Vikings' offensive line?
Once again, Minnesota has work to do to figure out its interior spots
One of Minnesota's key COVID-19 leaders is retiring
Kris Ehresmann has given more than 30 years of her life to public health in Minnesota.
Plan to develop Orono park on hold after Daytons object
The Dayton family donated the land to the city for the park in the 1970s.
Child from Twin Cities, school staff member die from COVID
Both deaths were reported by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
3 clippers will deliver snow to Minnesota through Tuesday
Clippers move through Friday night, Saturday night and again Monday.
Video: Inebriated Sheriff Dave Hutchinson after high-speed crash
Hutchinson was unaware of his location and repeatedly said he wasn't driving.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 20
A Mayo Clinic data scientists believes omicron may have already peaked in parts of Minnesota, though that reality won't show up in the reported cases until at least next week.
2 dead, 1 critical after being found unconscious in garage
The men were believed to have been drinking together and possibly using drugs.
2 teens suspected in 20 robberies arrested after police chase
They are suspects in 23 cases in three Twin Cities counties.
Komen exec resigns after dispute over charity's funding for Planned Parenthood
A vice president for the Susan G. Komen breast-cancer charity who says she supported the move to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood has stepped down, according to the Associated Press. Vice president Karen Handel, a former GOP candidate for governor, says Komen has long been concerned about the controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood. The charity reversed its decision to cut off funding after it sparked a firestorm of criticism.
Komen backs off decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood
Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure reversed an earlier decision to cut off funding for the agency after the news sparked a national uproar. The breast-cancer advocacy group maintains its original decision was not the result of pressure from anti-abortion groups.
Planned Parenthood joins gay marriage, voter ID fights
Planned Parenthood has thrown its weight behind efforts to defeat the ballot measures that seek to ban gay marriage and require voters to bring photo ID to polling places. The two measures are important to the people Planned Parenthood works with, MPR reports.
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