The Assembly will vote Tuesday to honor Ralph Bruno, the man who invented the state's iconic cheesehead hat. The Associated Press says Bruno made the first hat in 1987 using stuffing from his couch.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
Billboard with Grim Reaper wearing cheesehead has hat-maker cheesed off
The company that makes the iconic hat is threatening to sue a physicians' group after it put up an ad blasting the food right near Lambeau Field in the heart of Dairyland.
Anti-cheese group backs off of 'cheesehead' billboard
The threat of a lawsuit prompted a physician's group to scrap plans for an anti-cheese billboard featuring a popular Wisconsin icon. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine planned to erect a billboard near Green Bay depicting the Grim Reaper with a foam cheesehead hat. The company that makes the cheese hats threatened to sue, so the billboard group decided to remove the icon from the billboard.
40-year-old cheddar block discovered in Wisconsin
A block of eastern Wisconsin cheddar cheese that dates to the Nixon administration, recently uncovered in a cheese shop cooler, will be sold for $10 per ounce. The unintentionally aged cheddar, some 40 years old, might amount to the oldest collection of cheese ever assembled and sold to the public.
More political rancor expected in Wisconsin
The closely watched recount of a Republican state senator's recall election is scheduled to wrap up Monday, but the battle over who will control the chamber for the rest of the year won't end when the final ballot is tallied. The Associated Press reports that lawsuits are expected, and will probably drag out the process for weeks or months.
Wisconsin legislator brings gun to Assembly, cites toxic atmosphere
Republican Bill Kramer, the leader of the state Assembly, says he's been carrying a concealed gun to floor sessions and feels he needs the weapon because of the toxic atmosphere surrounding state politics right now. The AP says protesters angry over Gov. Walker's union law have been harassing Republican lawmakers.
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