Minnesota News
  • Body found near Orwell Lake, foul play suspected

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) – The Otter Tail County sheriff’s department officials say they suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found near Orwell Lake. KBRF-AM reports (http://bit.ly/r11BGJ) although the …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Minnesota puzzled by rise in motorcycle fatalities

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) – State officials and motorcycle enthusiasts are puzzled by an alarming rise in fatalities. The Department of Public Safety counted 17 motorcycle deaths in Minnesota by Saturday. There were only 10 …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Locked-out American Crystal workers face choice

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – Some locked out American Crystal Sugar Company workers are ready to take the deal, imperfect as it may be. But others say they’d rather walk away than concede defeat with nothing …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Dayton returns, his No. 2 heads out overseas trip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and his lieutenant governor are tag-team travelers. Dayton was due to return yesterday from a trade mission to China. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Solon is getting …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Thunderstorms roll through Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A powerful thunderstorm has rumbled through Minnesota overnight, pounding communities in the west and south of the state with strong wind and hail, damaging homes and cutting power in some areas. The …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Minneapolis police are investigating homicide

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police are investigating the homicide of a 76-year-old woman who fought for peace, made community gardens a mission and shrugged off friends’ advice to move from her neighborhood. Police found Lois …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Driver who struck boy in Coon Rapids never stopped

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say the driver who hit and critically injured a 9-year-old boy in Coon Rapids never stopped to see if the boy was OK. Anoka County Sheriff’s Commander Paul Sommer …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Sheriff IDs trapper who died in Minn. ATV crash

    MOTLEY, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Motley man killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Minnesota. The Cass County sheriff’s office identifies the victim as 66-year-old Lowell Hulett. Authorities …

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    15 Jun 12