Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has a large number of lakes, and is known by the slogan the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord.
The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining.. Reuters - Published
A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were.. USATODAY.com - Published
In 2011, a corpse carrying Minnesota resident Igor Vorotinov’s passport and other identifying documents was found on the side of a Moldovan road. According to Newser, a funeral was held for Vorotinov..
A former Minneapolis police officer on Tuesday was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an Australian woman from his patrol car while responding to her 2017 report of a possible sexual assault..
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for president in 2020. She recently released 12 years of her tax returns. Klobuchar's tax returns and recent Senate financial disclosures reveal that while she's..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, a former Minnesota policeman on trial for murder denied overreacting when he fatally shot an Australian woman who approached his patrol car in a dark alley...
According to a report by Reuters, farm supplier CHS has dozens of loaded barges trapped on the flooded Mississippi River near St. Louis, roughly 500 miles from the company's two Minnesota distribution..
According to Broadcasting & Cable, A trio of Senate Democrats have launched the latest legislative effort to close the digital divide, this one aimed at funding state and community group efforts. Sens...
Reuters reports that the murder trial of former police officer Mohamed Noor will begin on Tuesday. Minnesota prosecutors will argue that Noor committed murder when he shot Australian national Justine..
MINNEAPOLIS - Virginia went to overtime to put away Texas Tech 85-77 and win the college basketball national championship Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium. Apr 8, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Virginia..
Five U.S. men who say they were sexually abused as minors by Roman Catholic priests filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota on Tuesday against the Vatican, accusing the church of concealing the identities.. Reuters - Published
A man who admitted hurling a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted murder, agreeing to a 19-year prison sentence. Reuters - Published
As snow blanketed African markets, churches and graves in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, in February, members of the Liberian community were praying fervently that this would not be their last winter in the.. Reuters - Published