It's here: High winds, blowing snow as major storm moves in

The heaviest snow will fall Friday afternoon for much of the state, complicating the evening commute. Central Minnesota is expected to get between 6 and 9 inches of snow; up to a foot is possible for the North Shore.

Wait is over for Minnesota voters anxious to make 2020 picks

Starting Friday, the first Minnesota votes will be cast in the presidential race. Absentee and in-person begins ahead of the “Super Tuesday” primary on March 3. There is a safety valve if the race changes in coming weeks.

Body found in highway median in Shakopee

There was a car crash near the same location about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday but it has not been determined whether the two incidents are related, according to the BCA.

Art Shanty Projects shift into drive with a ‘tiny art car parade’

For the next month, visitors on Lake Harriet can enjoy installations and performances of more than 100 artists — on the ice. And every Sunday, it will feature the “world’s only tiny art car parade on ice.”

Minneapolis libraries, grocery stores join response to opioid overdoses with training

Overdoses in public restrooms and other places have led to employee training efforts that appear to be saving lives at libraries and grocery stores in Minneapolis.

Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice'

The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday, senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors on the president's fate.

Gophers' Pitts says she's transferring amid suspension

Minnesota leading scorer Destiny Pitts said Thursday she is transferring after the Gophers suspended her for unspecified “conduct unbecoming a member of the team.”

TSA says it seized a record number of firearms at U.S. airports last year

The Transportation Security Administration said 87 percent of the guns taken at U.S. airport checkpoints in 2019 were loaded. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International had the most firearms confiscated: 323.

Stealth disease likely to blame for 20 percent of worldwide deaths

Sepsis, or blood poisoning, arises when the body overreacts to an infection. An analysis finds that it may be involved in 20 percent of deaths worldwide, twice the proportion previously estimated.

Microsoft pledges to remove from the atmosphere all the carbon it has ever emitted

The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.