Minnesota News
  • Minnesota spring wheat harvest nearly complete

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s spring wheat harvest is nearly complete but is still about 10 days behind the average pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota farmers had 5.4 days suitable …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Dayton directs changes in child protection system

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s central social service agency will conduct random screenings of child protection decisions made by county officials who receive allegations of abuse. The measure was announced Monday by Gov. Mark …

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    23 Sep 14
  • US to spend $328 million on conservation easements

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $328 million for protecting and restoring farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the country. The initiative will buy conservation easements from farmers to help wildlife populations …

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    09 Sep 14
  • General Mills buying mac and cheese maker Annies

      NEW YORK (AP) – Packaged food giant General Mills is buying Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, adding to its natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change. General Mills Inc., …

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    09 Sep 14
  • Sheriff says Goodhue woman parks in road, bites deputy

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Olmsted County authorities have arrested a Goodhue woman who they say parked in the middle of a highway and bit a deputy. Sheriff’s Detective Kirby Long told KTTC-TV¬†Thursday a state …

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    05 Sep 14
  • Former Winona YWCA damaged by fire

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) – A gymnastics training facility in downtown Winona has been damaged by fire. Flames could be seen coming from the top of the former YWCA building Thursday at noon. The building …

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    05 Sep 14
  • Still no sign of Minnesota homicide fugitive

      PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (AP) – A Minneapolis man accused of fatally shooting his former boyfriend at a gas station last month remains at large after the third day of an intensive manhunt. The search …

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    04 Sep 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton is apologizing for the troubled rollout of Minnesota’s online health insurance exchange. Dayton on Wednesday called the initial glitches with MNsure the single biggest disappointment of his …

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    04 Sep 14