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Minnesota human services agency tightens its belt

Minnesota human services agency tightens its belt

Nov 28, 2014 at 12:12 pm

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has been forced to tighten its belt after incurring big unexpected legal costs. Read More...

'Small Business Saturday' rallies local businesses

'Small Business Saturday' rallies local businesses

Nov 28, 2014 at 10:10 am

Big box retailers and department stores get the lion’s share of attention from shoppers on Black Friday, but local businesses want shoppers not to forget about "Small Business Saturday." Read More...

Man charged with hitting couple outside bar

Man charged with hitting couple outside bar

Nov 28, 2014 at 9:09 am

Authorities say a driver who backed into a couple outside a St. Paul bar didn't wait for police to order him to the ground. Read More...

Smog rules could affect Minnesota

Smog rules could affect Minnesota

Nov 28, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tighter federal air pollution rules aimed at reducing smog and the health risks from it could affect Minnesota. Read More...

Student charged for death threats

Student charged for death threats

Nov 28, 2014 at 7:07 am

EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) — A seventh-grader at Minnetonka Middle School West in Excelsior is facing a felony charge of making terroristic threats. Read More...

Thanksgiving Day fire in Hibbing

Thanksgiving Day fire in Hibbing

Nov 28, 2014 at 4:04 am

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — Around 70 emergency responders spent much of their Thanksgiving Day fighting a two-alarm fire at a Hibbing apartment building. Read More...

Teen dies during police chase

Teen dies during police chase

Nov 27, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul teenager who was allegedly driving erratically in a stolen car as he was chased by police has died after a crash. Read More...

Train cars derail in Mankato

Train cars derail in Mankato

Nov 27, 2014 at 4:04 pm

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Six cars of a Union Pacific train that was heading to St. Paul went off the tracks in Mankato. Read More...

Nonprofit cuts ties with Savers

Nonprofit cuts ties with Savers

Nov 27, 2014 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One Minnesota nonprofit is cutting ties with Savers after a state report alleged the company has deceived the public about the amount of proceeds that actually go to charity. Read More...

Storm snarls holiday travel

Storm snarls holiday travel

Nov 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A winter storm in south-central Minnesota is creating difficult driving conditions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Read More...

Officials warn of holiday fire danger

Officials warn of holiday fire danger

Nov 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota safety officials say the holiday season can be a deadly time for home fires. Read More...

State to name medical marijuana producers

State to name medical marijuana producers

Nov 26, 2014 at 3:03 pm

The state is ready to name two manufacturers for its new medical marijuana program. Read More...

St. Cloud family in ABC's Thanksgiving special

St. Cloud family in ABC's Thanksgiving special

Nov 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A St. Cloud family who has fostered close to a hundred children will be featured in the ABC television special "Thank You, America: A Celebration Of America’s Unsung Heroes." The program will air at 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Read More...

Ruling in Ventura's defamation claim stands

Ruling in Ventura's defamation claim stands

Nov 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A judge has rejected a request from the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or set aside a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura. Read More...

Study finds all-day pre-K better prepares students

Study finds all-day pre-K better prepares students

Nov 26, 2014 at 12:12 pm

New research from the University of Minnesota shows children who attend all-day preschool are better prepared for kindergarten than those who don't. Read More...

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