Minnesota News
  • State dismisses UMinn grad assistants’ claim

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state has rejected a claim by graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota who claimed the school interfered with their attempts to unionize. The grad assistants and the United …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Officials launch Minn. motorcycle safety campaign

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A spike in Minnesota motorcycle deaths is prompting safety officials to urge motorcycle riders and other drivers to share the road. The Department of Public Safety said Wednesday that 13 motorcycle riders …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Crop of former Minn. lawmakers try for comeback

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Twenty former lawmakers are trying to get back to the Minnesota Legislature. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that a pivotal election this November is prompting mainly former Democratic legislators to …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Lake creature’ pops up in Mpls park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Don’t be alarmed if you see a lake creature bobbing in Wirth Lake in Minneapolis this summer. It’s only a whimsical sculpture that looks like a dinosaur. Minne the Lake Creature is …

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    07 Jun 12
  • 1 killed in school bus crash

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say one person is dead following a collision between a school bus and SUV in Roseville Wednesday morning. Authorities say no children were on the bus when it crashed on …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Mpls church fire ruled accidental

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Investigators have ruled accidental the fire that destroyed the Walker Community United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis over Memorial Day weekend. A Minneapolis police spokesman says an arson investigator’s report says the …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Crews continue work to clear damaged mill

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) – Crews continue to remove large rolls of damaged paper at the Verso Paper mill in Sartell where an explosion and fire last month killed one person and injured four others. Three-thousand …

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    06 Jun 12
  • No record of TV singer’s claimed combat injury

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota National Guard says it has no record of the combat injuries claimed by a man who sang on “America’s Got Talent.” Timothy Michael Poe appeared on the NBC show Monday. …

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    06 Jun 12