Local News
  • vets-day

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Legislation giving military veterans a legal right to Veterans Day off from work is advancing in the Minnesota Legislature. The bill cleared a state House committee on Wednesday and …

    Keep Reading >>

    06 Mar 14
  • Mall of America secures financing for expansion

      BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – The Mall of America has secured financing for a $300 million expansion. The mega mall, with more than 400 stores, plans to break ground this month on a project that …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Mar 14
  • Dalai Lama visits Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Dalai Lama has observed Tibetan New Year celebrations outside India for the first time since going into exile more than 50 years ago. About 3,000 Tibetan-Americans from across the country …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Mar 14
  • Marine from Waseca killed in Afghanistan

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A Marine from the southern Minnesota city of Waseca has died in Afghanistan. Relatives say 20-year-old  was the gunner in the last truck of a convoy that was attacked by …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Mar 14
  • ambulance-back-892404

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers who saw colleagues put several hot-button political issues on the statewide ballot in 2012 are now mulling proposals that would make it harder to do that again. Several …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Mar 14
  • NP HCK

    For the first time the New Prague Trojans Boys Hockey team will play in the Minnesota State Boys Hockey Tournament. The Trojans Skate past the Mankato West Scarlets 3-2 to capture the Section 1A Championship …

    Keep Reading >>

    27 Feb 14
  • Minimum wage hike advocates rally at Minn. Capitol

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The speaker of the Minnesota House has declared that raising the state’s minimum wage is likely the top priority of Democrats as the new legislative session gets started. House …

    Keep Reading >>

    26 Feb 14
  • Minn. bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The growing popularity of smokeless electronic cigarettes has Minnesota lawmakers weighing whether they should be regulated in similar fashion to traditional tobacco products. Several bills have been introduced to …

    Keep Reading >>

    26 Feb 14