Across the metro, suburban playgrounds are being taken down for reassembly overseas in areas that are in need a safe place for kids. Tunnel slides and climbing towers are making their way to such unlikely places as Kyrgyzstan, Ghana and Haiti, the Star Tribune reports.
Former state senator Scott Jensen endorsed by GOP for governor
Jensen beat to multiple other hopefuls for the endorsement at Saturday's convention.
2 men die at the scene of shooting in north Minneapolis
Both men died at the scene.
NWS already monitoring Thursday for severe weather in MN
Monday-Wednesday should be fantastic weather in Minnesota.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned EV car share service gets official Twin Cities launch
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Reviews in: New Como Park Pool cool
After closing the badly aging Como Park pool a few years ago, St. Paul has opened a new water park in its place, with a zip line, lap and diving pools, a wading pool with small slides, a Lazy River and a climbing wall that rises out of the water. Kids say they love it.
Lettuce shipped to Minnesota recalled over listeria concerns
Most of the cartons went to to places like restaurants and cafeterias and only about 100 made it on grocery store shelves. No illnesses have been reported.
Do the Twin Cities need 2 orchestras?
Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra are in the middle of negotiating new contracts with musicians. Both face multi-million dollar deficits, and a quick resolution is unlikely. MPR explores issues at the heart of the question: Does the state need two world-class orchestras?
Twin Cities ranked best in nation for senior living
The Twin Cities area has been ranked the best place for seniors to live, according to a new survey by Sperling's Best Places. The metro area took the top spot for its progressive medical insurance program and for proximity to the Mayo Clinic.
Minnesota-based Buffalo Wild Wings to open restaurants overseas
Golden Valley-based Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. is spreading its wings to include restaurants in the Middle East and Puerto Rico. The company will establish 22 locations in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, with options for four other Mideast countries, over the next six years. In a separate deal, a Florida-based franchisee of the company will open four restaurants in Puerto Rico by the end of 2016.
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