A nice Sunday, then rain on Memorial Day; rivers are rising again

May 25, 2019

It was nice to see sunshine and some decorative clouds on Saturday.  We’ll see enjoyable weather on Sunday, but many areas will have a wet Memorial Day. On to the details. Temperature trends Our average high temperature is 72 degrees this time of ye…

Bde Maka Ska pavilion set for demolition after fire

May 25, 2019

Authorities are still investigating the fire that destroyed the Minneapolis lakeside pavilion earlier this month.

New Iron Range overlook offers views of massive mine

May 25, 2019

After being closed for more than a year, a new viewpoint offering sweeping vistas of an operating iron ore mine opens this weekend in Hibbing, Minn.

Theresa Burroughs, voting rights activist, dies at 89

May 24, 2019

"Disappear? We're not going to do that," Theresa Burroughs said. She went 10 times to the courthouse before the registrar would sign her up to vote. Then she worked to guard the right and never missed an election.

Flooding leads to evacuations in Oklahoma, Arkansas

May 25, 2019

Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region.

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

May 25, 2019

A federal judge has blocked President Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities.

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

May 25, 2019

In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes.

'Prescription gardens' open in Rochester

May 25, 2019

Tiny gardens meant to encourage meditation are now open to the public in Rochester.

Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat

May 25, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat.

Memorial Day motorcycle rally ends 30-year tradition

May 25, 2019

Motorcyclists with the veteran advocacy group Rolling Thunder will gather in Washington, D.C., for the last time this weekend. The group cites financial issues as its main reason for ending the annual national gathering.