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Budget surplus plan debated

Budget surplus plan debated

Apr 8, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota senators are set to vote on a spending plan that devotes more money to preschool programs, financial aid for college students and allowances for caregivers for the disabled and elderly. Read More...

Snow delays beginning of Minnesota fieldwork

Snow delays beginning of Minnesota fieldwork

Apr 7, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The persistent snow is delaying the beginning of fieldwork on farms across Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota to hold bear license numbers steady

Minnesota to hold bear license numbers steady

Apr 7, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Minnesota wildlife managers plan to hold the number of bear hunting licenses steady this year to help gradually increase the bear population. Read More...

Appeals Court orders new trial for St. Paul priest

Appeals Court orders new trial for St. Paul priest

Apr 7, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Appeals Court is reversing a sexual misconduct conviction and ordering a new trial for a St. Paul priest accused of having sex with a woman seeking spiritual advice. Read More...

Senate panel considers $77M office building

Senate panel considers $77M office building

Apr 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Senate committee is about to take up a $77 million proposal for a building to house the state's 67 senators. Read More...

Audio: Deal reached on minimum wage

Audio: Deal reached on minimum wage

Apr 7, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's minimum wage would rise to $9.50 per hour within a few years and continue going up unless a governor's administration applied the brakes. Read More...

Senators place bet on hockey game

Senators place bet on hockey game

Apr 7, 2014 at 9:09 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. senators from North Dakota and Minnesota are making a friendly wager on the outcome of the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal hockey matchup involving the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota. Read More...

Gas station canopy collapses in Duluth

Gas station canopy collapses in Duluth

Apr 7, 2014 at 8:08 am

The driver of an SUV escaped with only minor injuries when support beams gave way and a gas pump canopy came crashing down while he was in his vehicle at a service station in Duluth. Read More...

Bill would delay soybean-fuel mandate

Bill would delay soybean-fuel mandate

Apr 7, 2014 at 8:08 am

A Minnesota mandate that most diesel fuel sold in warm-weather months be a blend containing 10 percent biodiesel faces an uncertain future. Read More...

6th grader to represent Minn. at Geo Bee

6th grader to represent Minn. at Geo Bee

Apr 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

A 6th-grader from Hennepin County Home Schools has won a statewide geography bee, earning an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for next month's national finals. Read More...

Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

Apr 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory when it comes to conservation under the new farm bill. Read More...

Winona store to benefit victims of sex trafficking

Winona store to benefit victims of sex trafficking

Apr 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

A Minnesota woman who plans to sell jewelry and other items handmade by women rescued from the sex-trafficking industry is opening her store in Winona this weekend. Read More...

Truck driver finds child barefoot in snow

Truck driver finds child barefoot in snow

Apr 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

Minneapolis police don't suspect child neglect after a 4-year-old boy was found barefoot in snow and freezing temperatures. Read More...

Former Hamm's brewery reborn as urban farm

Former Hamm's brewery reborn as urban farm

Apr 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

The former Hamm's brewery complex in east St. Paul has been transformed into an urban farm, the home to thousands of tilapia and racks of leafy green vegetables. Read More...

Wolve's Cunningham arrested... again

Wolve's Cunningham arrested... again

Apr 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

Police have arrested Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham for the second time in three days. Read More...

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