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Same-sex North Dakotans flock to NW Minnesota to get married

Nearly twice as many same-sex couples from North Dakota have filed for marriage licenses in Clay County than Minnesotans since last summer, when gay marriage became legal in Minnesota.

 Gun rights demonstration in aisles of Target store spurs backlash

Gun rights advocates slung assault rifles over their shoulders and strolled through a Target store in Texas recently. Photos of their demonstration have created a social media backlash from people seeking more gun control.

 Who is Slender Man? Wisconsin stabbing brings shadowy Internet myth into spotlight 

The near-fatal stabbing of a 12-year old Wisconsin girl by two of her friends was carried out to please a fictional, internet-created horror figure known as Slender Man, they told police. But who is Slender Man?

 2014 State Fair commemorative artwork unveiled

Artist Emily Taylor of St. Paul designed the watercolor painting, which is a “playful representation of Minnesota’s people, crops, animals and landmarks” who come every year to the Great Minnesota Get Together.

Twins' Brian Dozier does it all, early in the season

There isn’t much that Twins second-baseman Brian Dozier can’t do these days. He's been getting on base, stealing bases and hitting more home runs – quickly becoming an outstanding all-around player.

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