By foot, canoe and car, Riley Smith scours Minnesota in search of monster trees.
by Dennis McGrath5/22/2015 2:21:56 PM
Minneapolis council member Andrew Johnson, who says reading the city code late at night has become a hobby, is tackling dozens of outdated laws.
by Randy Salas5/22/2015 2:41:36 PM
Twin Cities man joins Twitter backlash to President Obama with noose image, says he gets visit from Secret Service in response.
by Colleen Kelly5/22/2015 3:04:53 PM
Proposed $19 million data breach settlement between Target and MasterCard is voided.
by Randy Salas5/22/2015 3:17:41 PM
It could take months to find cause of California coastal oil spill: "What we see from this event is that the industry still poses enormous risks to an area we cannot afford to lose," one official says.
by Randy Salas5/22/2015 3:36:41 PM
To encourage more women hunters, Wisconsin legislator preparing to unveil bill legalizing blaze pink for hunters.
Minneapolis council member Andrew Johnson is working to repeal outdated city ordinances, including a ban on wearing hats in movie theaters. He says the updates can help streamline city enforcement and ease the burden on small business owners.
The Republican-led Senate has blocked a House bill that would have ended the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.
by Vince Tuss5/23/2015 4:57:08 AM
Both sides in Ireland's gay marriage referendum say 'yes' side has won resounding victory.
by Randy Salas5/23/2015 12:11:19 PM
Morning forecast: Looks as if today will be the nicest day of the holiday weekend before rain moves in Sunday and Monday. Cloudy and cooler, with a high near 70.
by Randy Salas5/23/2015 12:26:00 PM
Myanmar's president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart despite objections that it could be used not only to repress women, but also religious and ethnic minorities.
by Randy Salas5/23/2015 12:47:40 PM
General Mills pulls ads from '19 Kids and Counting' after molestation scandal.
by Randy Salas5/23/2015 1:00:33 PM
"If we were a company, we'd be bankrupt," one senator says over Congress' inability to come up with anything but short-term fixes for long list of problems.
by Randy Salas5/23/2015 1:22:09 PM
Yes, Randy Moss was at a small-town Minnesota graduation Friday.
by Randy Salas5/23/2015 2:56:59 PM
Cleveland patrolman found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage.