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Senators want biodiesel support

Senators want biodiesel support

May 15, 2014 at 4:04 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators from North Dakota and Minnesota say the Obama administration should retreat on a proposal to make significant changes to renewable fuel standards and show its support for the biodiesel industry. Read More...

Walz looks into VA wait times

Walz looks into VA wait times

May 15, 2014 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Congressman Tim Walz says there is no evidence of a "secret wait list" at Minnesota VA clinics. But Walz says he is pursuing a "full accounting" of the medical scheduling process used at VA clinics in the state. Read More...

Minn. enacts 1st law on kill switch

Minn. enacts 1st law on kill switch

May 14, 2014 at 11:11 am

Minnesota has the nation's first law requiring smartphones and tablets sold in the state to have remote shut-off devices as a way to deter theft. Read More...

Building owners consider measures after fall

Building owners consider measures after fall

May 14, 2014 at 10:10 am

The owner of a Minneapolis apartment building where a 15-month old fell 11 stories met with community members to discuss measures to keep other children safe. Read More...

Spam Museum to move to downtown Austin

Spam Museum to move to downtown Austin

May 14, 2014 at 9:09 am

The museum dedicated to the canned meat product Spam is moving to downtown Austin. Read More...

MOA featuring Minnesota photos

MOA featuring Minnesota photos

May 14, 2014 at 5:05 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Mall of America will feature more than 200 photos of Minnesota in the "Capture Minnesota" photography exhibit. Read More...

More charges expected in Mankato assault

More charges expected in Mankato assault

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A man arrested in a weekend assault that severely injured a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player is expected to be charged. Read More...

Lesch released from Guard duty

Lesch released from Guard duty

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state representative has gotten a pass on National Guard duty that would have required him to miss the rest of the legislative session. Read More...

Swanson sues fake lawyer

Swanson sues fake lawyer

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is accusing a Shakopee woman and her companies of falsely posing as immigration lawyers. Read More...

Toughest e-cig restrictions won't advance

Toughest e-cig restrictions won't advance

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attempt to treat electronic cigarettes like regular smokes has stalled in the Minnesota Legislature. Read More...

Final bill in Brodkorb case comes due

Final bill in Brodkorb case comes due

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has received its final legal bill in a now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer that cost more than $400,000 to defend against. Read More...

Medical marijuana goes to conference

Medical marijuana goes to conference

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A push to legalize medical marijuana is headed to conference committee. Read More...

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

May 13, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Your daily dirt for the day. Read More...

Lesch summoned to Camp Ripley

Lesch summoned to Camp Ripley

May 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —A Minnesota state representative is getting a National Guard call-up that means he'll miss the rest of the legislative session. Read More...

man charged with rape on base in japan

man charged with rape on base in japan

May 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

An 18-year-old Minnesota man living on a U.S. military base in Japan is accused of plying a 17-year-old girl with alcohol and then raping her while recording the act on cellphone video. Read More...

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