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Bachmann: I'll seek 4th term in U.S. House

Bachmann: I'll seek 4th term in U.S. House

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - St. Cloud Rep. Michele Bachmann says she'll seek a fourth term in the U.S. House following her failed presidential bid. Read More...

Police shoot man accused of stabbing toddler

Police shoot man accused of stabbing toddler

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

BABBITT, Minn. (AP) - Police shot and wounded a man suspected of stabbing a toddler in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota prison system temporarily locked down

Minnesota prison system temporarily locked down

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - All 9,500 inmates in Minnesota's prison system were on a roughly 24 lockdown while authorities conducted a takedown of alleged members of the Native Mob gang. Read More...

Bill limiting land use moratoriums to get hearing

Bill limiting land use moratoriums to get hearing

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A bill that would limit the ability of Minnesota counties, cities and townships to impose moratoriums on land use decisions gets a hearing Thursday at the Legislature. Read More...

Trojan statue returned after Worthington vanishing act

Trojan statue returned after Worthington vanishing act

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) - The missing Trojan statue is back at Worthington High School. Read More...

Lack of snow cuts Red River Valley flood risk

Lack of snow cuts Red River Valley flood risk

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Forecasters say the risk of significant flooding in the Red River Valley is much lower than it's been in recent years because there's been so little snow this winter. Read More...

Minnesota House bill lets prosecutors carry guns

Minnesota House bill lets prosecutors carry guns

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota state House committee has passed a bill that would let county attorneys carry guns on the job. Read More...

Dayton to deliver evening State of State in February

Dayton to deliver evening State of State in February

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton will deliver his second State of the State address on the evening of Feb. 15 in the Minnesota House chamber. Read More...

Claims filed for work lost during shutdown

Claims filed for work lost during shutdown

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Claims against the state for interrupted road work during last summer's government shutdown are piling up. Read More...

Proposed constitutional amendment for voter ID

Proposed constitutional amendment for voter ID

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican lawmakers want their constituents to decide whether a photo ID is needed at the election polls. Read More...

Driver charged for striking boy at Minneapolis airport

Driver charged for striking boy at Minneapolis airport

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A St. Paul man is charged with a felony for allegedly running over a young boy who was going to greet his soldier father at the Twin Cities airport. Read More...

Stearns and Sherburne county pegged for more DWI patrols

Stearns and Sherburne county pegged for more DWI patrols

Jan 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The 13 Minnesota counties with the highest combined totals of alcohol-related traffic deaths and serious injuries will see increased drunken driving patrols. Read More...

Anderson: Minnesota Senate rejection 'unfair, wrong'

Anderson: Minnesota Senate rejection 'unfair, wrong'

Jan 30, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Former state senator Ellen Anderson says the state Senate's vote to reject her as Gov. Mark Dayton's Public Utilities Commission chief was "unfair, mean-spirited and wrong.'' Read More...

Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon cancelled due to lake of snow

Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon cancelled due to lake of snow

Jan 29, 2012 at 4:04 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The lack of snow has caused organizers to cancel the annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Read More...

Police: Alcohol suspected in death of teen

Police: Alcohol suspected in death of teen

Jan 29, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - Rochester police say alcohol likely played a role in the death of a teen left sleeping in a cold car overnight. Read More...

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