Minnesota News
  • Long wait for disability services ends for many in Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The number of Minnesotans with disabilities who have to wait a long time for critical social services has fallen sharply in recent months as the state removes long-standing barriers. State officials are …

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    12 Jan 16
  • California Lottery Winning ticket sold near LA

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A spokesman for the California lottery says a winning Powerball ticket was sold at a store in suburban Los Angeles. Spokesman Alex Traverso tells The Associated Press the jackpot-winning ticket …

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    12 Jan 16
  • Darlene Miller

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A sixth Republican candidate entering the race for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District. Prior Lake resident Darlene Miller filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to launch her campaign on Wednesday. …

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    07 Jan 16
  • Storm may bring 10 inches of snow to Minnesota, Wisconsin

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A winter storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow to parts of central Minnesota and Wisconsin. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch starting Monday afternoon, forecasting …

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    28 Dec 15
  • Rochester community college president resigns under fire

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The embattled president of Rochester Community and Technical College has resigned. Leslie R. McClellon issued a statement Thursday saying the current environment at the college is not healthy for students and …

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    18 Dec 15
  • New Ulm's police chief pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) – The police chief of New Ulm has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct following a domestic assault investigation. Myron Wieland entered the guilty plea Thursday in Brown County. He initially faced …

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    18 Dec 15
  • Crews rescue 50 stranded on ice floes in northern Minnesota

    KELLIHER, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in northern Minnesota say about 50 people had to be rescued after ice broke up while they were fishing on Upper Red Lake and stranded them. The Beltrami County sheriff’s …

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    15 Dec 15
  • Minnesota changes rules to give turkey hunters more chances

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wildlife managers have announced changes to Minnesota’s wild turkey regulations to give hunters more time to bag a bird next spring. The Department of Natural Resources says turkey-hunting time periods …

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    15 Dec 15