Minnesota News
  • 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
  • Driver charged for striking boy at Mpls airport

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A St. Paul man is charged with a felony for allegedly running over a young boy who was going to greet his soldier father at the Twin Cities airport. The Hennepin County …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Big ice-fishing tournament on Gull Lake is on

    BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) – It’s a “go” for one of Minnesota’s largest ice fishing tournaments. Officials for the Brainerd Jaycees’ $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza have been issued a permit for the Feb. 11 event. Crow …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Autopsy finds shooting suspect died of infection

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – An autopsy finds the man accused of shooting a prosecutor and another man last month at the Cook County Courthouse died from a bacterial infection. St. Louis County Chief Medical Examiner …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Flood risks are very low on Minnesota, Mississippi

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – The National Weather Service says the risk of spring flooding is very low on the Minnesota, Mississippi and St. Croix (croy) Rivers in Minnesota and on the Chippewa River in western …

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    27 Jan 12
  • No charges against Minn. officer in fatal crash

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) – A New Ulm police officer won’t face charges for a fatal squad car crash last summer. The Journal (http://bit.ly/wo9B0L) reports a Brown County grand jury declined to indict Officer Matthew …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Minnesota’s Paulsen endorses Romney for president

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen is endorsing Mitt Romney in the Republican presidential race. Romney’s campaign announced the endorsement Thursday. Paulsen is the first Minnesota Republican congressman to make an …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Dayton to deliver evening State of State in Feb.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton will deliver his second State of the State address on the evening of Feb. 15 in the Minnesota House chamber. Recent practice by governors, including Dayton himself …

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    27 Jan 12