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MN highway plan calls for safety improvements

MN highway plan calls for safety improvements

Dec 26, 2013 at 7:07 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) - One of the priorities of Minnesota's highway plan for the next two decades calls for investing in safety-related road improvements. Read More...

2 taken from Alexandria area house fire

2 taken from Alexandria area house fire

Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 am

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) - Two people were taken to a hospital from a house fire near Alexandria in western Minnesota. Read More...

Sunday liquor sales debate brewing again

Sunday liquor sales debate brewing again

Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The debate over whether to lift Minnesota's ban on Sunday liquor sales is bubbling up again. Read More...

Plaintiff in lawsuit against Austin police dies

Plaintiff in lawsuit against Austin police dies

Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 am

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - A man who sued Austin police accusing them of shocking him with a stun gun two years ago while he was suffering a seizure has died. Read More...

Progress Reported for Lommel

Progress Reported for Lommel

Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 am

DULUTH (AP) - Doctors have upgraded the condition of a University of Minnesota Duluth student found unconscious in subzero cold earlier this month. Read More...

Bipartisan bill seeks to boost foreign adoptions

Bipartisan bill seeks to boost foreign adoptions

Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties have united behind a bill that would encourage more adoptions of foreign orphans by Americans. Read More...

Gay marriage was Minnesota's top story of 2013

Gay marriage was Minnesota's top story of 2013

Dec 26, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Gay marriage, the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy and the rocky start of MNsure are among Minnesota's top news stories of 2013. Read More...

Wright Co. cancels contract with ex-priest

Wright Co. cancels contract with ex-priest

Dec 24, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A former priest who denies accusations of sexual abuse from the 1960s and 1980s has been suspended from teaching sex education for Wright County. Read More...

Substitute teacher found guilty of mistreatment

Substitute teacher found guilty of mistreatment

Dec 24, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A judge has found a Minnesota substitute teacher guilty of mistreating students at an elementary school. Read More...

Vikings plan fan event for Metrodome finale

Vikings plan fan event for Metrodome finale

Dec 24, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings plan a big weekend for fans as the team closes out its final season at the Metrodome. Read More...

Project has goal of improving health in NE Minn.

Project has goal of improving health in NE Minn.

Dec 24, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The state Department of Health has received a $140,000 federal grant to help lower blood pressure and improve health for residents in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Northern MN college teaches how to analyze drone images

Northern MN college teaches how to analyze drone images

Dec 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls is offering a program teaching students how to analyze images from unmanned military aircraft. Read More...

Appeals Court: Man 'pursued' deer while in blind

Appeals Court: Man 'pursued' deer while in blind

Dec 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a man who had a loaded weapon while he was concealed in a deer blind was "pursuing" deer under state law — and he needed a hunting license. Read More...

Radon laws about to change

Radon laws about to change

Dec 23, 2013 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota public health officials hope a law change involving radon reporting will spur more buyers and sellers to test for the radioactive gas. Read More...

Capitol renovation at $272 million

Capitol renovation at $272 million

Dec 23, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The gleaming white marble for the Minnesota Capitol exterior travels quite a path before crews restoring the building put the stone into place. Read More...

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