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Gingrich to end presidential campaign

Gingrich to end presidential campaign

Apr 25, 2012 at 9:09 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two advisers to Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich say he will formally end is campaign next Tuesday and will likely to endorse Mitt Romney. Read More...

Minnesota Republican Party gets eviction notice

Minnesota Republican Party gets eviction notice

Apr 24, 2012 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's debt-plagued Republican Party has been served with an eviction notice for its party headquarters after failing to pay its rent payments since August. Read More...

Bachmann: Afghan war end remains 'very fluid'

Bachmann: Afghan war end remains 'very fluid'

Apr 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - After spending time in Afghanistan, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann says it's premature to commit to a prescribed end to the U.S. combat role there or a longer-term troop presence. Read More...

Wright County cement plant destroyed by fire

Wright County cement plant destroyed by fire

Apr 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm

OTSEGO, Minn. (AP) - Fire officials say a cement plant in Wright County is a total loss. Read More...

State: All Minnesota watercraft need invasive species stickers

State: All Minnesota watercraft need invasive species stickers

Apr 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - There's one more item on the to-do list for Minnesota boaters as they prepare to head to the lakes and rivers. A new state law requires all watercraft to have a sticker listing the rules for preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. Read More...

Fire kills boy, 4, in northwestern Minnesota town of Stephen

Fire kills boy, 4, in northwestern Minnesota town of Stephen

Apr 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm

STEPHEN, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a fire that killed a 4-year-old boy and injured two other children near the town of Stephen in northwestern Minnesota. Read More...

First District GOP unable to settle on candidate to challenge Walz

First District GOP unable to settle on candidate to challenge Walz

Apr 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Republican's in southern Minnesota's 1st Congressional District will need to meet again to try to endorse a candidate to take on Democratic incumbent Tim Walz. Read More...

Flower farm damaged in southern Minnesota storm outbreak

Flower farm damaged in southern Minnesota storm outbreak

Apr 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - A farm in Redwood County of southern Minnesota took a heavy blow when residents say a tornado struck. Read More...

Authorities investigate suspicious death in Alexandria

Authorities investigate suspicious death in Alexandria

Apr 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Douglas County sheriff's deputies are looking for an acquaintance of a woman found dead in her Alexandria home. Read More...

Minnesota protected by contract with new parks vendor

Minnesota protected by contract with new parks vendor

Apr 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The company that won the contract for a new reservation system for Minnesota's state parks made big promises for vastly improved functionality at a lower price than the state sought. Read More...

Tattoo rule eased, more blood donors expected

Tattoo rule eased, more blood donors expected

Apr 20, 2012 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Red Cross expects hundreds more blood donors each year now because a tattoo waiting period has been lifted. Read More...

North Dakota Gov. bridles at Minnesota lawmaker's Capitol insult

North Dakota Gov. bridles at Minnesota lawmaker's Capitol insult

Apr 20, 2012 at 10:10 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple isn't pleased by a Minnesota lawmaker's comparison of the North Dakota Capitol to an insurance office. Read More...

Bushmills Ethanol pays $800,000 wastewater fine

Bushmills Ethanol pays $800,000 wastewater fine

Apr 20, 2012 at 10:10 am

ATWATER, Minn. (AP) — An ethanol producer has paid $800,000 in civil penalties for wastewater violations and providing inaccurate information about the discharges. Read More...

Minnesota House passes abortion drug bill

Minnesota House passes abortion drug bill

Apr 18, 2012 at 12:12 pm

The Minnesota House has approved a bill that would require a doctor to be present when a woman takes a drug to induce an abortion. Read More...

Petters says he's innocent in first prison interview

Petters says he's innocent in first prison interview

Apr 18, 2012 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota businessman convicted of engineering a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme now lives in a two-person prison cell, awakened at 6 a.m. each day by clanging door locks. Read More...

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