Minnesota News

Bird's eye view essential to figuring flood risk

NOAA pilots are measuring the snow pack in Minnesota to help flood forecasters determine the risk for high water in the spring.

Presidents Day: Former President Bill Clinton speaks about the president's most important role

Former President Bill Clinton gives the closing keynote address at the 2019 Presidential Ideas Festival.

Women describe a pattern of abuse by TU Dance co-founder

Uri Sands, through his attorney, maintains the relationships were consensual. But four dancers say Sands’ position of power in the company and the dance community made it impossible for them to have consensual relationships with him.

Amish kids were dying mysteriously. Mayo scientists solved it. But can they treat it?

Young, healthy Amish children were dying unexpectedly across the country. It took Mayo researchers more than a decade to figure out why — and now, they’re trying to find a treatment.

What to watch at the Legislature this week: paid family leave, guns, education

Lawmakers are set to hear several bills that received hearings during last year’s session. Because the Legislature passed a two-year budget last year, they have more time this year to look at policy issues.

14 Americans taken off cruise ship and flown to U.S. test positive for coronavirus

U.S. officials said the people infected with the virus were isolated from the other passengers. The two evacuation flights landed at military bases in California and Texas.

Hmong rappers get their chance to shine in YouTube competition

No matter who comes out on top, rappers say the competition is already paying off for artists in the small but growing Hmong hip-hop community hustling to get their music heard.

Democratic hopefuls now test strength among minority voters

The next stage in the nominating fight will test candidates such as Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg. Their success thus far has come in front of overwhelmingly white electorates in Iowa and New Hampshire. It’s also a potential last comeb…

1,100 former DOJ employees call on Barr to resign after intervening in Stone case

William Barr's Justice Department lowered the prison sentence recommendation for Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Trump, in a move that's led to accusations of political interference.