Minnesota News

Watch live: Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

The articles would need approval from the Judiciary Committee and then the full House for President Trump to be impeached.

Agency marks a century helping Minnesota’s new immigrants

The International Institute of Minnesota has helped new immigrants resettle, learn English and train for jobs. As it turns 100 this week, its leaders are working to navigate the agency through unprecedented changes in federal immigration policy.

In cabin country, rental property could get new tax treatment

Under guidance from the state, Minnesota county assessors are evaluating whether to treat some cabin or vacation properties as commercial for tax purposes, which could boost bills. It’s an issue zooming toward the Legislature for another look.

Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of the year

The word and its emergence as a nonbinary alternative to "he" and "she" experienced a 313 percent increase in look-ups on Merriam-Webster.com.

North Dakota county votes to take limited number of refugees

Burleigh County on Monday voted to accept no more than 25 refugees next year, after initially signaling it would be the first to ban them since President Trump ordered that states and counties should have the power to do so.

A family tree for dog? DNA tests for pets take off, ahead of the science

If you own a rescue dog, you're probably curious about your pup's heritage. DNA kits may offer insights, but experts warn to be a little skeptical about results.

Newly released documents describe how Washington Co. deputy shot man in Lake Elmo

Lawyers for a Washington County sheriff’s deputy charged with second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a suicidal man last year are asking a judge to dismiss the case.

Female farmers get the inside scoop on ag markets

Buying and selling grain and livestock can be a bit of a mystery, even to some farmers. As more women get into farm management, North Dakota State University aims to give them an edge on when to sell their crops.

A tree returns to Minnesota’s Capitol rotunda this holiday season

On short notice, a Minnesota tree grower found a 17-foot fir to adorn the rotunda. It revives a holiday tradition that had lapsed as the building underwent renovations.

Court rejects Minnesota's renewal of U.S. Steel mine permit

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by state regulators to renew a wastewater permit for U.S. Steel's Minntac iron mine in northeastern Minnesota.