While the federal Environmental Protection Agency has lingering concerns about potential impacts from a proposed copper-nickel mining operation in northern Minnesota, the agency boosted the project's environmental review rating Thursday.
David Thompson, a retired U.S. Navy chaplain from Rosemount, likes to plan way ahead. So he is giving the state of Minnesota three years' notice to get its act together before the World War I centennial is celebrated in 2017.
A teaching assistant and a custodian at the same St. Paul public school were recently subjects of separate accusations of criminal sexual conduct involving students. Neither employee is working for the district anymore.
ANGOLA, La. -- A man who spent nearly 26 years on death row in Louisiana walked free of prison Tuesday, thanks to St. Paul attorney Deborah Ellis and five other Minnesota lawyers who worked on the case for more than 20 years.