Bob Shaw, St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota’s largest church has gotten a lot larger — thanks to a $17 million contribution. Eagle Brook Church, which has six locations and 22,000 weekly worshippers, has confirmed that it...
OTSEGO, Minn. — Minnesota’s marijuana makeover was kicked into high gear Tuesday with a tour of a new cannabis-growing plant. “Nine months ago, this was all farmland. It’s pretty amazing,”...
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. -- A couple and their child have been killed in an apparent Christmastime murder-suicide in Apple Valley. The three were found in their rambler home on Ramsdell Drive on Saturday, after Apple Valley police were called about 1 p.m. Police would not identify the victims Sunday. A neighbor who discovered the bodies said they were David Crowley; his wife, Komel; and their 5-year-old daughter, Rani. The neighbor, Collin Prochnow, said he had a passing acquaintance with the family.
ST. PAUL -- In the trenches of the War on Christmas, the troops are ready for their assault. Their weapons are green beans, apple pies and frozen turkeys. “People have...
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Monday accused Savers, a chain of for-profit thrift stores, of deceiving the public about charitable donations and giving as little as 1 percent of the value of donated clothing to charities. “Only a small sliver of money goes to the mission of a charity,” Swanson said.
ST. PAUL -- The Rev. Tim Johnson is proud of the solar panels that blanket the roof of his church, Cherokee Park United in St. Paul. He says they’re like a billboard, advertising a commitment to ease global warming. It’s an environmental cause that is spreading among Minnesota churches. Earlier this year, 77 Minnesota churches joined a “National Preach-In on Climate Change” — twice as many as the year before.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has delayed action involving the state’s lawsuit accusing 3M Co. of damaging the environment. The court, asked to decide whether the state’s legal firm should be disqualified, kicked that decision back down to a lower court for more fact-finding. The attorney general is suing 3M for allegedly damaging the environment with perfluorochemicals, or PFCs.