Minnesota News
  • Some school districts opting out of spring break

    MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) – Some Minnesota school districts are scrapping the traditional spring break in favor of some extended weekends. The Monticello School District is dropping the weeklong break in favor of a long weekend …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Board leaning toward sexuality policy change

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The majority of school board members in Minnesota’s largest school district say they’re inclined to support a proposed alternative to a policy governing discussions of sexual orientation in the classroom. The Star …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Police shoot man accused of stabbing toddler

    BABBITT, Minn. (AP) – Police shot and wounded a man suspected of stabbing a toddler in northeastern Minnesota. St. Louis County sheriff’s officials say the man, armed with a knife, emerged from a home in …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Minn. lawmakers learn bipartisanship at conference

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Legislators are leaving the Capitol to learn lessons on working together. State lawmakers are invited Wednesday to the all-day One Minnesota conference at the University of Minnesota. They’ll attend workshops …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Lakeville father who abandoned son found guilty

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A Lakeville father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son has been found guilty of child neglect. A jury in Dakota County deliberated just 30 minutes Wednesday before returning the guilty verdict …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Redby woman convicted of trying to hide suspect

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A federal jury has convicted a Redby woman of trying to hide her boyfriend after a fatal shooting on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. The jury Tuesday convicted …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Duluth school board picks new superintendent

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Duluth School Board wants to name its interim superintendent to the permanent position. The Duluth News Tribune reports the board voted 4-3 Tuesday to enter into negotiations with Bill Gronseth …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Discontent sues Moorhead over drug ordinance

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A northwestern Minnesota shop that sells tobacco, pipes and other products is suing the city of Moorhead over the way police are enforcing a new ordinance outlawing drug paraphernalia. The store, called …

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    26 Jan 12