Minnesota News
  • Kevin Casserly of Anoka

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) — A group of men on their way to the Kentucky Derby for a bachelor party made a gruesome discovery after they pulled their rented RV over in Winona: a body …

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    05 May 14
  • Minnesota man convicted of 1st-, 2nd-degree murder

      LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in has been convicted of premeditated murder. Byron Smith had claimed he was simply defending himself during the …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Lawmakers move to preserve online voter signup

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill preserving an online voter registration system overseen by Minnesota’s secretary of state. State lawmakers quickly approved the bill and sent it to …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Minneapolis considers renaming Columbus Day

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis could join other government entities which have renamed Columbus Day, a federal holiday since 1937, but not observed in all states. The holiday was created to commemorate Christopher Columbus’ arrival …

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    24 Apr 14
  • Archbishop deposition on abuse made public

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests say a deposition by Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt shows deceit continues in the church. Nienstedt is head of the …

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    24 Apr 14
  • Twins book McCartney concert for Target Field

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Almost 50 years after the Beatles made their only Minnesota appearance, Paul McCartney has been booked for another ballpark concert. The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that McCartney will bring his “Out …

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    22 Apr 14
  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms

      NEW YORK (AP) – General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice …

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    21 Apr 14
  • Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they’re going back to finish what …

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    21 Apr 14