Minnesota News
  • Jury convicts 2 in $50M bank fraud conspiracy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states. A federal jury found 43-year-old Julian Okeayaninneh, of Colton, Calif., and 35-year-old Olugbenga …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Charges: Man used hammer in Blue Earth attack

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials say a home invasion in Blue Earth was carried out by an apparently jealous husband who used a hammer to assault his wife, another man, and his wife’s two teenage daughters. …

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    22 Feb 12
  • School bus crashes into St. Paul yard

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A school bus carrying 28 students has crashed into a yard in St. Paul, but no major injuries are reported. The crash happened about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on the East …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Walker renews support for new St. Croix bridge

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker is urging the U.S. House to act quickly on a new bridge that would cross the St. Croix River. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has set a March 15 …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Minn. prosecutor hospitalized after tumor found

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A western Minnesota prosecutor serving with the military overseas is hospitalized after doctors discovered a tumor on his pituitary gland. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton is in a U.S. military hospital …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Minn. Senate committee passes photo ID for voting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A state Senate committee has approved a constitutional amendment asking Minnesotans to decide whether voting should require a photo ID despite objections from Secretary of State Mark Ritchie that it …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Army vet Hegseth seeks GOP US Senate nod

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq says he wants to be the Republican opponent to Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Pete Hegseth tells the Star Tribune …

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    22 Feb 12
  • School HR director gets big payout in departure

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – A severance agreement between the Burnsville school district and its human resources director paid her more than $250,000, but the district and school board isn’t saying what prompted her departure. The …

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    22 Feb 12