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North Minneapolis duplex fire forces evacuation

North Minneapolis duplex fire forces evacuation

Jan 1, 2015 at 12:12 pm

More than a dozen people had to be evacuated from a duplex fire in north Minneapolis on New Year's Day. Read More...

State lottery makes two people millionaires

State lottery makes two people millionaires

Jan 1, 2015 at 11:11 am

Having hopes of becoming a millionaire in the new year? According to officials with the Minnesota State Lottery, two lucky individuals had their dreams come true today when they bought a Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket. Read More...

Judge: Norway violated Minnesota's equal-pay law

Judge: Norway violated Minnesota's equal-pay law

Jan 1, 2015 at 11:11 am

A federal judge has ruled the Norwegian government violated Minnesota's equal-pay laws by paying a female former employee $30,000 less than a male counterpart. Read More...

Minnesota canoe couple ponders next adventures

Minnesota canoe couple ponders next adventures

Jan 1, 2015 at 10:10 am

Two experienced adventurers who paddled, portaged and sailed 2,000 miles from Minnesota to the nation's capital say they have more trips planned in 2015. Read More...

New DWI courts to open in 2015

New DWI courts to open in 2015

Jan 1, 2015 at 7:07 am

DWI courts are expanding to three counties in northwestern Minnesota. Read More...

Minn. imposes quarantine to stop pine beetles

Minn. imposes quarantine to stop pine beetles

Jan 1, 2015 at 6:06 am

Minnesota has imposed to new quarantine aimed at keeping the destructive mountain pine beetle out of the state. Read More...

Suspect in Fridley standoff hospitalized

Suspect in Fridley standoff hospitalized

Jan 1, 2015 at 5:05 am

Police say a suspect is hospitalized after being shot and wounded during a six-hour standoff at a Fridley apartment building. Read More...

Minn. widow hopes Ebola eradicated in 2015

Minn. widow hopes Ebola eradicated in 2015

Jan 1, 2015 at 5:05 am

A Minnesota woman whose husband was the first American to die from Ebola hopes to see the deadly virus eradicated in 2015. Read More...

Minnesota rail safety upgrades pegged at $243M

Minnesota rail safety upgrades pegged at $243M

Dec 31, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Minnesota transportation officials say it will cost at least $243 million to upgrade railroad crossings where oil trains from North Dakota pose a risk of explosions and fires. Read More...

Key deadline caps off MNsure's smoother year 2 start

Key deadline caps off MNsure's smoother year 2 start

Dec 31, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Wednesday's sign-up deadline for health insurance that starts with the new year caps off a smoother start for the state health insurance exchange's second year. Read More...

Level 3 sex offender moving to St. Cloud

Level 3 sex offender moving to St. Cloud

Dec 31, 2014 at 3:03 pm

A Level 3 sex offender who was found guilty of having sexual contact with a 2-year-old and a 6-year-old girl will be moving to St. Cloud and local officials want residents to be aware of it. Read More...

Flu remains widespread across Minnesota

Flu remains widespread across Minnesota

Dec 31, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Influenza remains widespread across Minnesota. Read More...

Attorney General targets student loan practices

Attorney General targets student loan practices

Dec 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says students who attend for-profit colleges or borrow money to pay for college deserve better customer service. Read More...

Insurer seeks to limit priest abuse liability

Insurer seeks to limit priest abuse liability

Dec 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm

An insurance company has asked a court to limit or eliminate its responsibility to cover some clergy sex abuse claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Read More...

Amputee wins $65K settlement with utility

Amputee wins $65K settlement with utility

Dec 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A former employee of Alexandria Light and Power who alleged disability discrimination has won a $65,000 settlement. Read More...

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