The Powerball jackpot has increased to $700 million, making it the second largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials raised the expected jackpot Tuesday, pushing it past a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in 2012 by three people.
A Minneapolis mobile eye surgery company and its former CEO have agreed to pay $12 million to resolve allegations that it lured physicians with illegal kickbacks in exchange for their business for nearly a decade.
Lake Bemidji State Park staff temporarily closed one of their park trails after an owl attacked a 3-year-old girl over the weekend. The child received scratches on her head and was treated at an urgent care ward.
An eastern Minnesota county has installed a pay phone in its government center. A landline was installed this month in Minneapolis following Hennepin County staffers' persistent requests to install one.