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Education Minnesota endorses Tim Walz for governor

Education Minnesota, the state’s largest labor union with more than 80,000 members, formally endorsed U.S. Rep. Tim Walz’ campaign for governor on Saturday night. 

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Toddler killed in Portage apartment fire

A toddler is dead after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Portage Sunday morning.

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Good Samaritan killed while trying to aid motorist

Police say a man who stopped along a Dane County highway to help a driver involved in a crash died when he fell from the overpass to a road below.

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Dean accused of harassment resurfaces at 2 other schools

Records show a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point official who handled sexual misconduct complaints and resigned when he was accused of sexually harassing a woman on campus in 2015, went on to hold similar positions at other universities.

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Democratic governor candidates face Friday deadline

Democratic candidates for governor who want to speak at the state party convention face a Friday deadline to prove they have collected enough signatures to get on the ballot.

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Lawmakers wrap up session in a blur of bills, questions

The Minnesota Legislature has finished its year of work in the usual flurry of last-minute votes but surrounded by question marks.

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General Mills provides funds for healthy soil initiative

Global food giant General Mills is providing financial support to University of Minnesota's Forever Green Initiative that grows crops, promoting soil development.

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Study: Water at Wisconsin island has high plastic pollution

A recent study of 35 national parks found the waters off an island in northwestern Wisconsin had the highest concentration of plastic pollution.

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Cows refuse to 'mooove' over for Dane County deputy

A Dane County Sheriff's deputy got stuck in traffic early Saturday after coming upon cows in the road. 

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  • Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:54:05 GMT
    (Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...(Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
  • Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

    Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:53:38 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:53:26 GMT
    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.More >>
    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.More >>
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