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Appeals court restores Minnesota judicial election rules

Appeals court restores Minnesota judicial election rules

Mar 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal appeals court has restored Minnesota's restrictions on fundraising and endorsements by judicial candidates. Read More...

Minnesota to allow limited moose hunt this fall

Minnesota to allow limited moose hunt this fall

Mar 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Despite the sharp decline in the state's moose population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to allow a moose hunting season this fall. Read More...

State pollution agency offers trucker loans to buy diesel fuel

State pollution agency offers trucker loans to buy diesel fuel

Mar 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - With diesel fuel prices climbing to $4 per gallon, Minnesota is offering long-haul truckers low-interest loans to help them save money, stay cool this summer and reduce pollution on overnight rest stops. Read More...

Senate passes start to school aid repayment

Senate passes start to school aid repayment

Mar 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill to begin repaying the $2.4 billion that the state owes to Minnesota schools. Read More...

Western Minnesota baby dies after mother's fall

Western Minnesota baby dies after mother's fall

Mar 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

BOYD, Minn. (AP) - A baby girl has died after her mother suffered a medical condition and fell on top of her in western Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota timber harvest down 25-30 percent since 2006

Minnesota timber harvest down 25-30 percent since 2006

Mar 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Northern Minnesota's logging industry is suffering along with the rest of the national wood products industry, but leaders of trade groups say loggers who've held on so far are likely to survive. Read More...

State holds open houses on gypsy moth treatments

State holds open houses on gypsy moth treatments

Mar 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture holds two open houses Monday on proposed gypsy moth suppression treatments in St. Louis and Carlton counties. Read More...

Crews from Coen Bros. filming in Steele County

Crews from Coen Bros. filming in Steele County

Mar 26, 2012 at 11:11 am

MEDFORD, Minn. (AP) - The Coen Brothers needed some bare trees in the background for their latest film project. The trees on the East Coast had already started to bud, so the Minnesota-born brothers turned to Steele County. Read More...

Minnesota Senate passes photo ID amendment

Minnesota Senate passes photo ID amendment

Mar 24, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota voters are steps away from seeing a photo ID constitutional amendment on the ballot. Read More...

Minnesota ethics panel bogs down over senator's case

Minnesota ethics panel bogs down over senator's case

Mar 23, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota Senate committee is deadlocked over how to handle an ethics complaint against one of their own for how he dealt with reports of an affair between a staff member and the Senate majority leader. Read More...

Oakdale school blocks porn actress prom date

Oakdale school blocks porn actress prom date

Mar 23, 2012 at 5:05 pm

OAKDALE, Minn. (AP) - An Oakdale high school senior who turned to the porn industry for a prom date found a couple of takers, but school administrators say the X-rated actresses aren't welcome. Read More...

Senate panel clarifies DWI immunity

Senate panel clarifies DWI immunity

Mar 23, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A state Senate committee has approved a measure that makes it clear -- legislators are not immune from a drunken driving arrest. Read More...

Bachmann owes $1 million in campaign debt

Bachmann owes $1 million in campaign debt

Mar 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican Michele Bachmann owes more than $1 million from her unsuccessful presidential bid. Read More...

Photo ID headed for Senate floor

Photo ID headed for Senate floor

Mar 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A push to require Minnesota residents to show photo ID before they vote is on the verge of clearing one of its last major hurdles. Read More...

DNR pleased with relaunch of reservations system

DNR pleased with relaunch of reservations system

Mar 22, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Officials say they're pleased with the relaunch of a troubled campground reservations system for Minnesota state parks. Read More...

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