Minnesota News
  • Edina HS teacher is Minn. Teacher of Year

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – An Edina English teacher is the 2012 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Jackie Roehl teaches 10th-grade English at Edina High School. She is the 48th winner of the award and …

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    07 May 12
  • Bill would put Facebook off-limits to employers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that some public …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Wersal to take case to US Supreme Court – again

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota lawyer who’s long fought against limits on judicial campaigning says he’ll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal appeals court decision that reinstates Minnesota’s restrictions. Greg Wersal says …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Minnesota to allow limited moose hunt this fall

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite the sharp decline in the state’s moose population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to allow a moose hunting season this fall. The DNR says it expects …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Police: Man brutally assaulted, killed over drugs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors say bloody footprints found at the scene of a brutal slaying in St. Paul link three people to the crime. The Ramsey County medical examiner says Andrew Braun’s death …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Woman facing charges in 2001 newborn death

    GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) – A Missouri woman is facing a September trial in Minnesota on accusations she caused the death of her newborn daughter 11 years ago. Twenty-nine-year-old Amy Ann Romero is accused of leaving …

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    27 Mar 12
  • MPCA offers truckers loans to help fuel costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – With diesel fuel prices climbing to $4 per gallon, Minnesota is offering long-haul truckers low-interest loans to help them save money, stay cool this summer and reduce pollution on overnight …

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    27 Mar 12
  • U of M lawyer: Sviggum has conflict of interest

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The top lawyer for the University of Minnesota says Regent Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest that can’t be resolved while he works for the Senate Republican Caucus. General Counsel Mark …

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    29 Feb 12