Minnesota News
  • 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
  • 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