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Deer crossing signs being phased out

Deer crossing signs being phased out

Oct 13, 2013 at 8:08 am

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) State and county officials have begun phasing out traffic signs such as "Deer Crossing" and "Slow, Children at Play." They say there's no evidence the signs cause drivers to slow down, and could give parents a false sense of security. Read More...

Minnesota pheasant season opens

Minnesota pheasant season opens

Oct 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

MADELIA, Minn. (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton has a full agenda Saturday as he hosts the 2013 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Opener in the south-central Minnesota city of Madelia. Read More...

Hunting deaths down due to training

Hunting deaths down due to training

Oct 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

NEVIS, Minn. (AP) - The number of hunting fatalities in Minnesota has dropped substantially in the past few decades, a trend that state officials attribute to effective firearm-safety programs. Read More...

Bridge to park unsafe for heavy vehicles

Bridge to park unsafe for heavy vehicles

Oct 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. (AP) - The only bridge on the only road to a park on Big Kandiyohi Lake has deteriorated to the point that it's no longer safe for larger vehicles. Read More...

Real Capt. Phillips of movie to speak in MN

Real Capt. Phillips of movie to speak in MN

Oct 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Captain Richard Phillips, the hijacking survivor who inspired the new movie "Captain Phillips," is coming to Minnesota to speak. Read More...

U seeks in state funds for upgrades

U seeks in state funds for upgrades

Oct 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The University of Minnesota will seek $233 million in state funds next year as part of an ongoing project to renovate aging buildings and update research facilities. Read More...

Clergy abuse scandal reaches Minnesota archdiocese

Clergy abuse scandal reaches Minnesota archdiocese

Oct 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)- A court hearing this month over public records played a role in fueling the clergy sex abuse crisis in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Read More...

Peterson mourns death of son

Peterson mourns death of son

Oct 12, 2013 at 10:10 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is mourning the death of his young son, who died on Friday of injuries from a child abuse case. Read More...

Pheasant season opens Saturday

Pheasant season opens Saturday

Oct 12, 2013 at 10:10 am

MADELIA, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton has a full agenda Saturday as he hosts the 2013 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Opener in the south-central Minnesota city of Madelia. Read More...

MNsure reaches 10,000 accounts

MNsure reaches 10,000 accounts

Oct 12, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state's new online health insurance marketplace is boasting that Minnesota is now the "Land of 10,000 MNsure Accounts." Read More...

Minnesota's last Tuskegee Airman dies

Minnesota's last Tuskegee Airman dies

Oct 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's last surviving Tuskegee Airman, Joseph Philip Gomer, has died. He was 93. Read More...

Man accused of killing in St. Paul ruled competent

Man accused of killing in St. Paul ruled competent

Oct 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of killing a St. Paul woman and concealing her body inside a car has been ruled competent to stand trial. Read More...

Search Warrant Turns Up Drugs, Sawed-Off Shotgun

Search Warrant Turns Up Drugs, Sawed-Off Shotgun

Oct 11, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Drugs and guns were discovered, and several people are facing charges, after authorities executed a search warrant on a St. Cloud house. Read More...

Officials seek protection for 9-year-old stowaway

Officials seek protection for 9-year-old stowaway

Oct 11, 2013 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Officials in Minnesota have filed a petition seeking to intervene in the life of a 9-year-old boy who slipped onto an airplane to Las Vegas. Read More...

Adrian Peterson back at practice with Vikings

Adrian Peterson back at practice with Vikings

Oct 11, 2013 at 2:02 pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team after missing Thursday's practice to tend to a personal matter. Read More...

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