Minnesota News
  • Mpls loppet race moves from Uptown to Wirth Park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – This winter’s abnormal weather is affecting yet another event. The City of Lakes Loppet scheduled for next weekend is moving from the Uptown area of Minneapolis to Theodore Wirth Park – where …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Group against marriage amendment raised $1.2 M

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A group against a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage has raised $1.2 million. The group Minnesotans United for All Families raised the money last year from more than 5,100 people. The …

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    30 Jan 12
  • 3 projects with Minn. ties get Sundance awards

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Three projects with Minnesota connections received awards at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. “The Surrogate” earned an audience award as best U.S. drama as well as a special jury prize for ensemble …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Carver County to inspect boats for zebra mussels

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Carver County officials say that starting this spring, all boats entering Lake Minnewashta will be checked for zebra mussels. The Star Tribune reports it’s the first time the state Department of Natural …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Proposed constitutional amendment for voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Republican lawmakers want their constituents to decide whether a photo ID is needed at the election polls. Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer and Sen. Scott Newman are proposing a constitutional amendment that …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Claims filed for work lost during shutdown

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Claims against the state for interrupted road work during last summer’s government shutdown are piling up. So far, 29 claims by highway contractors who lost work have been settled for …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Police: Pest control worker interrupts assault

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A pest control worker is credited with interrupting a violent domestic assault in St. Paul and summoning police. A criminal complaint says the worker knocked on a door Tuesday afternoon …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Former Minn. Chief Justice Sheran dies at 96

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Sheran, who was appointed twice to the state’s highest court, has died. He was 96. The Washburn-McReavy funeral home says Sheran died Wednesday. …

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    27 Jan 12