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Minnesota Senate saga to cost public win, lose or draw

Minnesota Senate saga to cost public win, lose or draw

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Legal costs are mounting at taxpayer expense even before former high-ranking Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb sues over his dismissal. Read More...

Driver in Kansas crash held restricted Minnesota license

Driver in Kansas crash held restricted Minnesota license

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A converted semitrailer that crashed on a Kansas highway and killed five people was driven by a 17-year-old boy with a provisional license. Read More...

Fire burns St. Cloud bookstore warehouse

Fire burns St. Cloud bookstore warehouse

Apr 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Fire crews spent several hours Saturday night battling a blaze that burned through a south St. Cloud warehouse housing St. Cloud State University bookstore supplies, according to a St. Cloud Fire spokesman. Read More...

St. Paul desk clerk charged with recording newlyweds

St. Paul desk clerk charged with recording newlyweds

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A St. Paul hotel desk clerk is facing charges after he was accused of making an audio recording of a couple on their wedding night. Read More...

Another record year for municipal liquor stores

Another record year for municipal liquor stores

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) - A state audit shows Minnesota's municipal-run liquor stores had another record year in sales. Read More...

Dayton vetoes federal insolvency planning bill

Dayton vetoes federal insolvency planning bill

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have required state agencies to plan for the possibility that the federal government would not be able to meet its financial obligations. Read More...

Rice trucking company owner accused of swindle

Rice trucking company owner accused of swindle

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The owner of a central Minnesota trucking company is accused of swindling dozens of his employees of their legal wages. Read More...

Record Mega Millions numbers: 2-4-23-38-46, MB 23

Record Mega Millions numbers: 2-4-23-38-46, MB 23

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

CHICAGO (AP) — Across the country, Americans plunked down an estimated $1.5 billion on the longest of long shots: an infinitesimally small chance to win what could end up being the single biggest lottery payout the world has ever seen. Read More...

House authorizes beer at 'U' football games

House authorizes beer at 'U' football games

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota House has passed a bill that would allow beer to be sold at TCF Bank Stadium. Read More...

Gov. Dayton won't sign teacher layoff bill

Gov. Dayton won't sign teacher layoff bill

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he won't sign a bill that would let schools lay off teachers by a system other than seniority. Read More...

State didn't review Proffitt's troubled background

State didn't review Proffitt's troubled background

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Department of Human Services officials did not thoroughly screen David Proffitt before hiring him as head of Minnesota's largest hospital for the mentally ill and dangerous. Read More...

Cops: pitcher Carl Pavano was target of extortion

Cops: pitcher Carl Pavano was target of extortion

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut police search warrant affidavit says a high school classmate of Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano threatened to reveal an alleged homosexual relationship they had and write a book about it unless Pavano apologized and bought him a luxury SUV. Read More...

Best Buy to close 50 U.S. stores, cut costs

Best Buy to close 50 U.S. stores, cut costs

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best Buy Co. is closing 50 stores in the U.S. in fiscal 2013 and is looking to cut costs by $800 million by fiscal 2015. Read More...

Another Minnesota water park linked to cryptosporidium

Another Minnesota water park linked to cryptosporidium

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

BAXTER, Minn. (AP) - Another water park in Minnesota has been linked to the intestinal disease cryptosporidiosis. Read More...

Minnesota Legislature OKs permit efficiency bill

Minnesota Legislature OKs permit efficiency bill

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a measure aimed at speeding up the environmental permitting process for businesses. Read More...

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