Tornadoes and strong winds caused damage to trees and buildings in the Twin Cities metro.
University of Minnesota wrestler Gable Steveson came from behind in the last 13 seconds to win gold in the finals of the 125-kilogram freestyle class at the Tokyo Olympics Friday.
City leaders in the Twin Cities metro are urging people not to release their pet goldfish in area lakes.
A man was killed in what police are calling a "tragic accident" after officers say he was hit in the head by a firework at his Apple Valley home.
Two space flights will blast off later this year with some special cargo on board. The spacecrafts will carry works of art from around the world to the moon. For the first time ever, this collection will include artwork by women.
Farm Babies is back at the Minnesota Zoo this spring after it was moved to a virtual event last year after the zoo closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police are asking for help finding a missing man who was last seen Friday morning in Apple Valley, Minnesota.
Two people are dead and one is in the hospital after a shooting at an apartment building in Apple Valley, Minnesota Wednesday night.
A baby Malayan tapir was born at the Minnesota Zoo over the summer.
Half of the reindeer herd at the Minnesota Zoo has died in recent weeks from a seasonal disease and the remaining members of the herd are also infected and are now being isolated from the zoo’s other animals, according to officials.
An Apple Valley man’s colorful collection of crazy caps he wears when he leaves the house is bringing some smiles and laughter to his community.
A Savage, Minnesota man accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at a government building in Apple Valley pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting arson, according to the District of Minnesota U.S. Attorney's Office.
A speeding car crashed into an Apple Valley townhouse, leaving one of the car’s passengers hospitalized early Sunday morning.
The Minnesota Zoo announced it is opening next weekend for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to close to visitors in March.
In the wake of George Floyd's death, Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating when slaves in Texas first learned of the Emancipation Proclamation, took on a stronger meaning on Friday.
The Minnesota Zoo is asking the state Legislature for $6 million to cover attendance losses from the COVID-19-related shutdown and reopen to the public.
Dozens of postal workers came together on Sunday, standing in solidarity with the movement to bring justice for George Floyd.
Two men are facing federal charges after throwing Molotov cocktails into a Dakota County government building in the early hours of Friday morning.
While the majority of destruction from violent protests in response to the death of George Floyd happened in Minneapolis and St. Paul, surrounding cities also experienced reports of damage Thursday overnight into Friday.
The Minnesota Zoo says staff reductions have become necessary due to the current situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced the zoo to close and cancel or postpone many of its programs and events.