Minnesota News
  • Minn. auctioneer championship set in Minnetonka

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) – Some of the top auctioneers in Minnesota and Canada will be sounding their best at the 24th annual Minnesota State Auctioneer Championship. The event takes place Thursday evening at the Marriott …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Tiny Houlton will change with 4-lane bridge

    HOULTON, Wis. (AP) – Growth in a tiny community along the St. Croix River in western Wisconsin is expected to surge when a new $690 million, freeway-style bridge is complete. The project got the backing …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Bachmann says she’ll seek 4th term

    Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’ll seek a fourth term in the U.S. House following her failed presidential bid.

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    26 Jan 12
  • 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