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Minneapolis police: Missing 10-year-old found safe

Minneapolis police: Missing 10-year-old found safe

Jan 28, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police say a 10-year old Bloomington girl who disappeared in the area of West Lake Street and Pillsbury Avenue South has been found safe. Read More...

Minnesota school districts focus on early education

Minnesota school districts focus on early education

Jan 28, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Some Twin Cities school districts are focusing on early education to close the achievement gap. Read More...

Anoka-Hennepin school board still struggling with policy

Anoka-Hennepin school board still struggling with policy

Jan 28, 2012 at 2:02 pm

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) - The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is trying again to craft a replacement for its policy requiring teachers to stay neutral when issues of human sexuality come up in class. Read More...

DFL Party files complaint against GOP senator

DFL Party files complaint against GOP senator

Jan 28, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota DFL Party has filed a campaign finance complaint against state Sen. Dave Thompson for failing to disclose money he received from the state Republican Party. Read More...

Cassellius talks federal waiver request in Mankato

Cassellius talks federal waiver request in Mankato

Jan 28, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - State Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius is going to Mankato to discuss the state's request for a federal waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law. Read More...

Feds focus on ex-con in series of bank robberies

Feds focus on ex-con in series of bank robberies

Jan 28, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Federal investigators say they're focused on an ex-con that has talked to groups about his criminal past as a suspect in a string of bank robberies across Minnesota. Read More...

Bachmann hasn't endorsed presidential candidate

Bachmann hasn't endorsed presidential candidate

Jan 28, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says she hasn't yet decided to endorse any of the candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination. Read More...

Santorum plans campaign event in Minnesota

Santorum plans campaign event in Minnesota

Jan 28, 2012 at 12:12 pm

LUVERNE, Minn. (AP) - Out of the Florida hunt, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum plans two Midwestern stops Monday, including one in Minnesota. Read More...

Motorcycle ridership at record high level in Minnesota

Motorcycle ridership at record high level in Minnesota

Jan 28, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - State officials say motorcycle ridership in Minnesota is at a record high level. Read More...

Allen, Dziedzic win legislative special elections

Allen, Dziedzic win legislative special elections

Jan 28, 2012 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Voters in south Minneapolis have elected DFL endorsee Susan Allen as the Minnesota Legislature's first American Indian female member. Read More...

Emergency Medical Assistance program ends

Emergency Medical Assistance program ends

Jan 27, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Hundreds of people in Minnesota who aren't U.S. citizens will no longer receive most health care services from a program of last resort. Read More...

Breadfruit challenge seeks to fight hunger

Breadfruit challenge seeks to fight hunger

Jan 27, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota-based nonprofit has teamed up with the University of St. Thomas in hopes of using breadfruit to fight hunger in developing countries. Read More...

Benton County grand jury indicts O'Mara in death of husband

Benton County grand jury indicts O'Mara in death of husband

Jan 27, 2012 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (AP) - A Benton County grand jury has indicted a St. Cloud-area woman on more serious charges in the death of her ex-husband. Read More...

Minnesota foreclosures down to close 2011

Minnesota foreclosures down to close 2011

Jan 27, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Home foreclosure activity is down in Minnesota. Read More...

DNR seeks higher fishing, hunting license fees

DNR seeks higher fishing, hunting license fees

Jan 27, 2012 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources and outdoors groups are joining forces to press the Legislature to raise hunting and fishing license fees. Read More...

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