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ACLU, student and school district settle lawsuit

ACLU, student and school district settle lawsuit

Mar 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

The Minnewaska School District and a student represented by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota have settled a lawsuit over her Facebook posting critical of a teacher's aide. Read More...

Minn. House panel votes:strip abusers of guns

Minn. House panel votes:strip abusers of guns

Mar 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

A Minnesota House panel has approved a measure that would ban people convicted of domestic abuse from having guns. Read More...

Dayton: Pot study lacks buy in

Dayton: Pot study lacks buy in

Mar 25, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says prospects for a study on one type of medicinal marijuana stand between "slim and none" because advocates for broader legalization don't appear interested. Read More...

DNR announces Mille Lacs regulations

DNR announces Mille Lacs regulations

Mar 25, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fisheries managers are leaving most walleye regulations unchanged on Mille Lacs Lake this season while liberalizing the rules for taking northern pike and smallmouth bass in an effort to revive the big lake's struggling walleye population. Read More...

MnSure enrollment exceeds goal

MnSure enrollment exceeds goal

Mar 25, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials with Minnesota's new health care exchange say they've exceeded their goal by enrolling over 136,700 Minnesotans in insurance plans with six days left in open enrollment. Read More...

Audio: Barth anounces music lineup

Audio: Barth anounces music lineup

Mar 25, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The music lineup for the second annual, "Takin It To The Streets" Outdoor Music Festival in St. Cloud has been announced. Read More...

Police: Man shot adult son before standoff

Police: Man shot adult son before standoff

Mar 25, 2014 at 7:07 am

Maplewood police say an 84-year-old man shot and killed his adult son, leading to a standoff in their home. Read More...

Trio of ice cutters arrive in Twin Ports

Trio of ice cutters arrive in Twin Ports

Mar 25, 2014 at 7:07 am

A trio of U.S. Coast Guard cutters has arrived in the Twin Ports to help iron ore ships navigate the Great Lakes. Read More...

Quarantine call for Twin Cities horses

Quarantine call for Twin Cities horses

Mar 25, 2014 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Horse owners in the Twin Cities area are being urging to quarantine the animals due to a deadly equine virus, even though they may not be showing symptoms of the illness. Read More...

Senate panel: End welfare drug testing

Senate panel: End welfare drug testing

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota Senate committee has approved a bill to overturn a law requiring drug tests for welfare seekers if they have been convicted of a felony drug offense in the past decade. Read More...

E-cig rules headed to Senate floor

E-cig rules headed to Senate floor

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A plan to classify electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as the conventional kind has survived its toughest committee test and now awaits a Senate floor vote. Read More...

Major pileup on Twin Cities bridge

Major pileup on Twin Cities bridge

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — A chain-reaction crash involving dozens of vehicles closed the westbound lanes of Minnesota Highway 55 near the Mendota Bridge for nearly two hours. Read More...

Gun effort underway at U of M

Gun effort underway at U of M

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A campaign is underway to allow some students, faculty, staff and visitors to carry firearms at the University of Minnesota. Read More...

Minimum wage bill gets hearing

Minimum wage bill gets hearing

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Public bargaining is resuming over Minnesota's minimum wage. Read More...

Semi driver survives train crash

Semi driver survives train crash

Mar 24, 2014 at 9:09 am

The driver of semitrailer survived after his rig was hit broadside by a train in Cass County. Read More...

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