numbers to know
Smoking still more common among Minnesotans with low incomes, less education
Some groups still smoke at disproportionately higher rates than others.
Why Minneapolis and St. Paul were rated the best park systems in the country
The Twin Cities (once again) are at the top of these yearly park rankings.
Men are feeling more confident about the country right now than women
Pew surveyed about 1,500 Americans in April, asking about their confidence in the future of the U.S.
Heads up: Renew your Costco membership now, before fees go up
More money for Costco hotdogs!
Are you spending more or less than the average person this Valentine's Day?
These are some of the V-Day trends this year.
The cost of smoking: $3B in extra health costs, 6,300 deaths every year
And that's just in the state of Minnesota.
Violent crime was up in Minneapolis: What the mayor and police chief had to say about it
The mayor and police chief talk about violent crime in Minneapolis last year.
Way fewer fire deaths last year – but careless smoking is still a problem
The fewest fire deaths ever recorded in a year? 35. The highest? 134.
That child you're about to have is going to cost you more than $200K
Housing, feeding, educating and clothing a baby costs a whole heap of cash.
Don't cook while drunk (and other ways to avoid a fire this holiday weekend)
This is the most dangerous time for fires in Minnesota.
Black drivers are stopped at a higher rate in St. Paul than white drivers
27 percent of all drivers stopped were black.
This map tells you how you might die based on where you live
For example, you're less likely to die from diarrhea if you live in Waseca or Traverse county, compared to most of the U.S.
Interactive map shows the most popular names in Minnesota since 1910
1973 was the year of Jennifer across the U.S.
Minnesotans are helping kids by paying off overdue lunch accounts
Help make sure that every kid gets a hot lunch this holiday season.
Police: Man and child found dead inside home after apparent murder-suicide
Authorities say they found no risk to the general public.
More than half of people will believe fake memories they're told, study finds
If you're told you went up in a hot air balloon as a kid, there's a pretty good chance you'll believe it.
What the $1.4B budget forecast means for Minnesota
Now lawmakers will have to choose how they want to use this money. Which was a problem last year.
Report: 300 sexual assaults reported at MN colleges last year
Only 79 of those ended with a disciplinary action greater than a warning.
Facebook is more popular than ever, new study says
Thank you Mark Zuckerberg.
Thousands of Minnesotans signed up for health insurance already, MNsure says
After a rocky start for open enrollment, more than 13,000 have successfully signed up for health coverage.
Here's why it now costs more than $1,000 to rent a Twin Cities apartment
Landlords looking to capitalize on wealthier tenants have contributed to rising rental prices in the Twin Cities.
Sheriff's office dons hot pink badges for breast cancer awareness
The Meeker County Sheriff's Office is wearing pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Study: It's almost deer-crash season, MN drivers more likely to hit deer this year
State Farm insurance company says Minnesota drivers have a 1 in 80 chance of hitting a deer this year.