After lawmakers in Washington failed to approve a temporary spending bill by their midnight deadline, the government went into shutdown mode Tuesday, putting thousands of federal employees in the state on indefinite furlough.
The body found Monday in a ditch near Lonsdale, Minn., is that of missing University of Minnesota student Anarae Schunk, investigators say.
The widely publicized murder trial of Jeffery Trevino, accused of killing his 30-year-old wife Kira Steger, is headed to the jury room. Opposing lawyers in their closing arguments painted very different portraits of the case.
A 33-year-old mom from Kasson, Minn., is suing a former employer, alleging that she was fired because she appeared in a Playboy magazine pictorial.
Our sports staff takes a hard look at next year and offers some tough love for the Twins: Here's what's gotta change.