This is the first time the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is backing the long-term study to see if jet engines are causing high blood pressure, stress or other ailments. The Star Tribune reports MAC has already paid $78 million since 2007 to settle lawsuits and sound-proof homes in Minneapolis, Eagan and Richfield.
Charges: Driver had been drinking at party before striking teens, killing one
The victims were walking home from Walmart at the time of the crash, according to court documents.
State: Beltrami County Jail conditions present imminent risk of 'life-threatening harm'
The state is taking action to force changes at the Beltrami County Jail.
Utilities ask MN residents to reduce energy use as cold snap induces peak demand
The central U.S. is in the midst of a cold snap.
Tributes to 15-year-old girl killed in Burnsville crash
The teenager was a student at Burnsville High School.
Amazon to close Shakopee sort center, affecting 680 employees
The MSP5 center will close at the end of March.
Barenaked Ladies, Semisonic, Del Amitri to play 2 shows in Minnesota
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Charges: New Ulm couple abused young children with cruel punishments
Warning: The following contains upsetting details about child abuse.
Boy reels in 9.5lb walleye, wins pickup truck at Brainerd ice fishing tourney
Contestants come from all over the country compete in the annual event held in Brainerd.
Arrowhead 135 ultramarathon in northern MN kicks off in -25F temperatures
The race is considered one of the 50 most challenging races in the world.
Richfield student dies of injuries following Bloomington hit-and-run
The second crash victim remains hospitalized.
Owners of Extreme Sandbox to open 'blue-collar focused' taphouse in Hastings
The Quarry Taphouse is expected to open in mid-February.
Gallery: $500k St. Paul home built in 1886 sits on three acres
Old world charm on the East Side.
Jet from MSP slides off taxiway at Iowa airport; no one hurt
A Pinnacle Airlines jet reportedly slid off the runway after landing at an airport in Fort Dodge, Iowa. A spokesman tells the Associated Press the airline doesn't yet know the cause of the accident but the airport did report icy conditions.
3 developers interested in MSP airport micro-hotel
The Metropolitan Airports Commission issued a query in June to any developers who might be interested in constructing a small hotel – perhaps 70 or 80 rooms – in an existing parking lot across from the entry to the airport’s main Lindbergh Terminal, Finance and Commerce reports. Three responded, although the small size and sound-proofing issues would make the project difficult, developers say.
Target, Best Buy, Supervalu among retailers impacted by Hurricane Sandy
Minneapolis-based Target and Richfield-based Best Buy closed roughly 200 stores on the east coast because of Hurricane Sandy on Monday. Eden Prairie-based Supervalu closed about 20 of its Acme Market stores.
New air traffic management, planes to cut back on MSP Airport noise
The FAA plans to roll out a new air traffic management system that will cut back on the noise in parts of Richfield, Bloomington and southwest Minneapolis. Delta Airlines is also planning to retire an older fleet of air crafts which are much louder than newer models.
MSP Airport to renovate restrooms with $50,000 art project
The Metropolitan Airports Commission is looking for an artist to help renovate airport restrooms. KSTP reports mosaic works of art will be displayed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The initial part of the $50,000 art project is set to be installed in September.
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