A Hennepin County program that collects unwanted medication received 6,700 pounds of medicine in its first year.
City buildings in Minneapolis and St. Paul will go dark for an hour on Earth Day as part of a global climate change event.
Here are five things I learned from attending the World’s Toughest Rodeo at the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday.
Thousands of people are expected to apply for firefighter jobs in Minneapolis this week. It’s the first time since 2006 that the Minneapolis Fire Department has accepted applications. The last time around, about 1,800 people applied.
Hennepin County has a Valentine’s Day gift for the lovestruck and broke. The county is offering free marriage ceremonies on Feb. 14th at the somewhat-less-than-romantic Government Center.
The newsroom received an interesting press release today from the Minneapolis Police Department.
Apparently, reporters around town have been acting like — wait for it — journalists. And the police department isn’t pleased.
The city of Roseville tries to break the Guinness World Record for “largest mobile gaming party.”
Billboard slogans are usually short and catchy, but a new McDonald’s billboard apparently reads more like a run-on sentence with most of the words mashed together, according to Pioneer Press reporter Frederick Melo.
Prosecutors say two men broke into an employee safe at the Minnesota State Fair and stole about $24,000 on Saturday.
While speculation continues over whether Mitt Romney will choose former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty as his running mate, another longtime Minnesotan appears likely to clinch a vice-presidential nomination.
Housing and welfare rights organizer Cheri Honkala joined the ticket of Green Party presidential hopeful Jill Stein this week. The Green Party’s national convention begins today in Baltimore, where Stein is expected to win the nomination.