Minnesota News
  • Minn. marriage measure backers raise $1.4 million

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The group that’s pushing to ban gay marriage in Minnesota’s constitution has raised $1.4 million for its campaign. That’s considerably less than what’s been raised by its chief opponent. Minnesota for Marriage …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Conservative group posts $1M ad buy in Minn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is getting a big dose of advertising tied to the presidential race with a conservative group’s new spot criticizing President Barack Obama’s health care law. The 60-second ad to …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Teen disappears while swimming in St. Croix

    HUDSON, Wis. (AP) – The body of a missing Minnesota teen has been recovered from the St. Croix (kroy) River at Hudson. Authorities say the 18-year-old Lake Elmo, Minn., man was at Lakefront Park beach …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Teen to stand trial as adult in Mpls shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis teen has been ordered to stand trial as an adult on charges he fatally shot a 16-year-old in an alley. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office says 16-year-old Malcolm Jackson agreed …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Minneapolis SWAT officer charged with assault

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minneapolis police sergeant and SWAT officer – who was apparently angered by a loud cellphone conversation – was charged with assault for allegedly punching a man in the head, …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Minnesotans to get emergency alerts on cellphones

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Severe weather and other emergency alerts are coming soon to Minnesotans’ smartphones and cellphones. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says it will be ready to send imminent threat alerts …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Storms, high wind leave 72,000 without power in MN

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – It’ll be a steamy day ahead for some Minnesotans, especially those who lack power and air conditioning. Xcel Energy says 72,000 customers lost electricity in strong storms overnight. About 60,000 Twin Cities …

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    19 Jun 12
  • SD, MN communities recover from strong storm

    BIG STONE LAKE, S.D. (AP) – Residents in the Big Stone Lake area are cleaning up and beginning repairs after a weekend storm that brought straight-line winds and at least one tornado. KELO-TV reports that …

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    19 Jun 12