Scientists focused on a chemical found in drinking water in Ohio and West Virginia, but they also say it exists in smaller amounts in Washington County. But a health official in Minnesota cautions that studies so far on perfluorooctanoic acid, of PFOA, have been inconsistent and the latest research doesn't necessarily mean there is an increased risk of cancer here.
Re-opening of Minneapolis' Third Avenue Bridge delayed to next year
More frustration for travelers.
Multiple charges over protests after fatal Menards forklift incident
The charges range from trespassing, destruction of property and assault.
Boy airlifted after being struck by driver in Elk River
The boy is reportedly a student at Spectrum High School.
Fortune's Top 25 places to live for families includes Woodbury
The media outlet says it analyzed 215,000 data points for almost 2,000 cities and towns across the U.S.
Gallery: Minnesota's first Sweetgreen opens, three more on the way
We've got the details.
Iconic Dangerfield's Restaurant sells, with buyer planning new concept
Dangerfield's Restaurant quietly sold recently after more than 30 years in business.
Charges: Minneapolis shooter photographed 'lifeless' body before fleeing
Charges filed against an accomplice reveal new details about the death of Chante Williams.
5 youths are 'persons of interest' in Maple Grove greenhouse fire
Police say it's being investigated as a possible arson.
Dave Hutchinson has police license suspended for 30 days
The sheriff's suspension will begin on Nov. 22.
Man with sword, officers who shot him in North Branch identified
The 31-year-old was shot multiple times in the Friday incident.
Motorcyclist dies after hitting deer, striking tree
The 72-year-old died at the scene.
Study finds chemicals from household soaps in Minnesota waters
A case study of Minnesota waters finds wastewater treatment plants are failing to remove chemicals from soaps and other household products. The chemicals are being released into the state's rivers and lakes. Scientists say at least one of them - triclosan - can be harmful to humans if it gets into drinking water.
Study suggests PFCs may impair children's immune systems
Minnesota health officials are calling for more research after a study revealed a possible link between exposure to the chemicals and impaired immune systems in children. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found evidence that vaccines are less effective for children with elevated levels of PFCs.
Mayo study suggests anesthesia may raise risk of ADHD
A study of more than 5,000 children born in Rochester showed that children who had two or more surgeries before they were 2 years old were twice as likely to be diagnosed with the attention disorder later in life. Doctors believe general anesthesia could be the cause.
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