Minnesota News
  • 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
  • Minn. police investigating possible infant death

    CRYSTAL, Minn. (AP) – Police are searching a home in Crystalafter getting a report of a possible suspicious death of an infant years ago. Crystal Police Chief John Banick says two people who live at …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Minn. budget forecast shows $323 million surplus

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s lead budget official says a new prediction of a small surplus reflects state economic conditions that are “steady and consistent.” Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter released an …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Spirit Airlines launches service from Twin Cities

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Spirit Airlines said Wednesday it will begin service from the Twin Cities to Chicago and Las Vegas in May. Metropolitan Airports Commission chairman Dan Boivin says Spirit’s low fare business model will …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Dayton: Bill changing teacher layoffs is premature

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is suggesting he will veto a bill that would let schools lay off teachers by factors other than seniority alone. The legislation would let districts consider teacher …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Third-grader disciplined over pop gun

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – School officials in Rochester say a third-grade student has been disciplined for threatening another student with a fake gun. Letters were sent to parents of students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School …

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    29 Feb 12