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Another Republican enters Senate fray vs. Klobuchar

Another Republican enters Senate fray vs. Klobuchar

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A third Minnesota Republican is moving ahead with a bid to unseat Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar in next year's U.S. Senate race. Read More...

Census raises estimate of Somalis in Minnesota

Census raises estimate of Somalis in Minnesota

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new Census Bureau estimate raises the number of people of Somali ancestry in Minnesota to more than 32,000. Read More...

Bachmann scraps planned Minneapolis town hall -- but fundraiser still on

Bachmann scraps planned Minneapolis town hall -- but fundraiser still on

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Michele Bachmann invited her supporters to meet her in Minneapolis, but the Minnesota congresswoman has canceled a town hall that had been scheduled for Thursday. Read More...

Parties argue over principles in Minnesota redistricting fight

Parties argue over principles in Minnesota redistricting fight

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A special court panel is deciding how much wiggle room it should allow in crafting new legislative and congressional districts. Read More...

Man convicted of killing officer granted parole

Man convicted of killing officer granted parole

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The man convicted of killing an Oakdale police officer in 1982 has been granted parole. Read More...

Minnesota House election set for Jan. 2012

Minnesota House election set for Jan. 2012

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's first election of 2012 will come in January. Read More...

Suspected synthetics seized at Rogers smoke shop

Suspected synthetics seized at Rogers smoke shop

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities say they seized 400 packages of suspected synthetic marijuana and arrested a 27-year-old man at a smoke shop in Rogers. Read More...

Stearns, Wright counties included in Minnesota disaster declaration

Stearns, Wright counties included in Minnesota disaster declaration

Oct 26, 2011 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year. Read More...

With no staff, Bachmann mails paper for NH primary

With no staff, Bachmann mails paper for NH primary

Oct 26, 2011 at 10:10 am

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In keeping with the scant attention she has paid to New Hampshire, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has signed up by mail to get on the state's presidential primary ballot instead of showing up in person or having someone else do it for her. Read More...

30 percent rental rule in Winona challenged

30 percent rental rule in Winona challenged

Oct 26, 2011 at 10:10 am

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Four homeowners are suing the city of Winona over a rule that restricts the number of rental properties to 30 percent of a city block. Read More...

Dayton says $100M to spur small businesses lending

Dayton says $100M to spur small businesses lending

Oct 26, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is following up his jobs summit by announcing $100 million in new funding for a program that fosters small business loans. Read More...

With no staff, Bachmann mails paperwork for New Hampshire primary

With no staff, Bachmann mails paperwork for New Hampshire primary

Oct 26, 2011 at 10:10 am

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In keeping with the scant attention she has paid to New Hampshire, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has signed up by mail to get on the state's presidential primary ballot instead of showing up in person or having someone else do it for her. Read More...

Legacy Amendment spending reports fall short

Legacy Amendment spending reports fall short

Oct 26, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - It's been three years since Minnesota voters authorized a sales tax increase to raise money for conservation, arts and parks, but the state is unable yet to provide a public comprehensive listing of the funded projects and their outcomes. Read More...

Parties to argue over principles in Minnesota map case

Parties to argue over principles in Minnesota map case

Oct 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A special court panel is hearing arguments about what matters most in the complex but important process of redrawing Minnesota's political boundaries. Read More...

Mother, uncle of burn victim accused of theft

Mother, uncle of burn victim accused of theft

Oct 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - The mother and uncle of a St. Paul teenager who was intentionally set on fire are accused of stealing money donated to help him recover. Read More...

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