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Jobless benefits denied for fired Senate staffer Brodkorb

Jobless benefits denied for fired Senate staffer Brodkorb

Apr 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state has denied unemployment benefits for the Republican Senate staffer who was fired following an affair with the majority leader. Read More...

Minnesota fire that burned 1,600 acres now contained

Minnesota fire that burned 1,600 acres now contained

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

NIMROD, Minn. (AP) - A fire that burned 1,600 acres of forest and grassland in north-central Minnesota is now completely contained. Read More...

Police: Ex girlfriend's obsession motivated murder

Police: Ex girlfriend's obsession motivated murder

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) - Police in a Twin Cities suburb say a woman's obsession with a relationship that ended eight years ago led her to fatally shoot her ex-boyfriend. Read More...

Bill would make foster homes smoke free

Bill would make foster homes smoke free

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Smoking would be banned in all foster homes in Minnesota under proposed legislation. Read More...

Chief, Big Lake reach resignation settlement

Chief, Big Lake reach resignation settlement

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) - The Sherburne County community of Big Lake will pay its police chief $160,000 to resign. Read More...

Heroin-related deaths increase in Hennepin County

Heroin-related deaths increase in Hennepin County

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hennepin County authorities say the number of heroin-related deaths increased dramatically in 2011. Read More...

12 years for setting girlfriend's son on fire

12 years for setting girlfriend's son on fire

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A St. Paul man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to dousing his girlfriend's 19-year-old son with lighter fluid and setting him on fire. Read More...

215 Minnesota National Guard soldiers return

215 Minnesota National Guard soldiers return

Apr 12, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A large contingent of Minnesota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq return to the state Sunday. Read More...

Minnesota lawmakers return for countdown to final exit

Minnesota lawmakers return for countdown to final exit

Apr 12, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are digging in for the final session push toward session adjournment. Read More...

Leonard boy improving after sailboat accident

Leonard boy improving after sailboat accident

Apr 12, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 8-year-old boy from northern Minnesota is gradually improving after a sailboat accident that left his two younger brothers dead earlier this month. Read More...

Rep. Walz has huge fundraising edge in 1st District race

Rep. Walz has huge fundraising edge in 1st District race

Apr 12, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Whoever emerges from the Republican Party to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz will be at a financial disadvantage in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District. Read More...

Minnesota revenues running ahead of forecast

Minnesota revenues running ahead of forecast

Apr 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's tax revenues are running a little ahead of forecast levels. Read More...

St. John's breaks tradition, names lay president Hemesath to lead

St. John's breaks tradition, names lay president Hemesath to lead

Apr 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - Regents have broken with tradition and chosen a layperson to lead St. John's University. Read More...

Ex-presidential hopeful Cain to lead Minneapolis rally

Ex-presidential hopeful Cain to lead Minneapolis rally

Apr 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Telegenic former presidential candidate Herman Cain is headlining an annual tax rally at Minnesota's Capitol. Read More...

Klobuchar GOP foe Hegseth says he raised $160K

Klobuchar GOP foe Hegseth says he raised $160K

Apr 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican Pete Hegseth says he has raised $160,000 in the month since announcing he was running for the Senate seat now held by Democrat Amy Klobuchar. Read More...

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