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Alex Trebek celebrates 50 years of working on game shows.
The longtime Jeopardy! host got his start in 1966 on a show for Canadian high school students called Reach for the Top. Fifty years in, he says spending time with smart people is the best part of his job.
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Road construction season promises some rough rides.
Planners say simultaneous projects will leave drivers with few options.
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This educator says it's time to ditch the college lecture.
"When we measure how little people learn from an actual lecture, it's just really small," says Nobel laureate Carl Weiman.
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After 9 detainees are transferred from Guantanamo, the number held there drops to 80.
The group transferred to Saudi Arabia represented just over 10 percent of the population that remained at Guantanamo. It's another step toward President Obama's goal of shuttering the facility by next year.
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This is the length of Alex Trebek's game show tenure: What is 50 years?
The longtime Jeopardy! host got his start in 1966 on a show for Canadian high school students called Reach for the Top. Fifty years in, he says spending time with smart people is the best part of his job.
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St. Paul food market is demolished; fire cause is undetermined.
A fire official says extensive damage made it impossible to determine the cause of the blaze.
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Check out the winners of the 2016 Minnesota Book Awards.
More than 250 books were nominated this year. The winners were unveiled Saturday night at a ceremony in St. Paul's Union Depot.
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Applebee's attack victim: Minnesota must get tougher on hate crime.
A woman who says she was attacked for speaking a foreign language at a Coon Rapids Applebee's wants to make hate crimes a felony in Minnesota. She told her story Wednesday to a forum on Islamophobia.
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Mine layoffs bring new calls to remake Iron Range economy, but into what?
Iron Range leaders are talking again about easing the region's dependence on mining. While there's some momentum, diversifying this economy isn't easy. The story of the chopsticks factory is always near.
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Turnout and a trim: Bid to boost black men's voting heads to the barbershop.
African-American men tend to vote at lower rates than other groups of Americans. So, a Philadelphia civic activist is recruiting barbers to talk to their customers about voting and local engagement.
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Attention students: Put your laptops away.
Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via writing notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.
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Why gifted Latinos are often overlooked and underserved.
Gifted education in this country is a patchwork of underfunded programs and gifted kids who start school not speaking English are the least likely to be served.
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