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Minn. bill to protect against oil derailments

Minn. bill to protect against oil derailments

Feb 12, 2014 at 7:07 am

Recent explosive train derailments involving North Dakota crude have a pair of Minnesota lawmakers proposing steps to safeguard the state's towns and cities. Read More...

Couple makes plea for stolen wedding photos

Couple makes plea for stolen wedding photos

Feb 12, 2014 at 7:07 am

Newlyweds from Forest Lake have been robbed of the invaluable photos that mark their wedding day. Read More...

Minnesota to offer enhanced ID's

Minnesota to offer enhanced ID's

Feb 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota residents can now apply for enhanced driver's licenses or identification cards that will make it easier to go back and forth between the U.S. and certain countries. Read More...

Bill would protect against derailments

Bill would protect against derailments

Feb 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Recent explosive train derailments involving North Dakota crude have a pair of Minnesota lawmakers proposing steps to safeguard the state's towns and cities. Read More...

Red Wing considers replacement for Columbus Day

Red Wing considers replacement for Columbus Day

Feb 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — Officials in Red Wing are considering replacing Columbus Day with a new holiday to honor American Indians. Read More...

Board firms wall between Minn. candidates, groups

Board firms wall between Minn. candidates, groups

Feb 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota campaign regulators have issued an opinion that discourages candidates from helping independent political groups raise money that could eventually be poured back into their races. Read More...

Survey: Most schools deny hot lunch to poor kids

Survey: Most schools deny hot lunch to poor kids

Feb 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new survey shows a majority of school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch, and sometimes any lunch, to children who can't pay for it. Read More...

Man Leaves 'footnotes' outside St. Cloud Hospital

Man Leaves 'footnotes' outside St. Cloud Hospital

Feb 11, 2014 at 10:10 am

Huge messages left in the snow on the frozen Mississippi River are giving patients at St. Cloud Hospital a lift. Read More...

Family sues over death of inmate

Family sues over death of inmate

Feb 11, 2014 at 7:07 am

LINO LAKES, Minn. (AP) — The family of an inmate who died after asking for medical help at the Lino Lakes prison is suing the company that provided medical care to prisoners. Read More...

Gov. Dayton Recovering After Surgery

Gov. Dayton Recovering After Surgery

Feb 11, 2014 at 7:07 am

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is recovering from a surgical procedure to alleviate pain in his hip. Read More...

Minn. DNR Program for Women turns 20

Minn. DNR Program for Women turns 20

Feb 11, 2014 at 7:07 am

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is marking the 20th anniversary of its Becoming an Outdoors Woman program this year. Read More...

Ex-cop pleads guilty to sex charges

Ex-cop pleads guilty to sex charges

Feb 11, 2014 at 5:05 am

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer accused of using social media to try to lure girls into sexual encounters has pleaded guilty. Read More...

Dems to unveil transit plan

Dems to unveil transit plan

Feb 11, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic leaders of the state House and Senate transportation committees plan next week to unveil a proposal for funding improvements to roads, bridges and transit across Minnesota. Read More...

DNR program turns twenty

DNR program turns twenty

Feb 11, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is marking the 20th anniversary of its Becoming an Outdoors Woman program this year. Read More...

Minnesota sues BP for $25 million

Minnesota sues BP for $25 million

Feb 10, 2014 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state of Minnesota is suing British Petroleum for $25 million, alleging the company double dipped when it sought state funds on top of insurance payments to clean up contamination from leaking petroleum storage tanks. Read More...

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