Minnesota News
  • Nurse sentenced to probation for stealing drugs

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – A nurse from western Wisconsin has been sentenced to three years of probation for stealing painkillers from a Stillwater hospital. Forty-five-year-old Della Rae Thalin of New Richmond was sentenced in federal …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Firefighters in Carver Co. find woman’s body

    DAHLGREN TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters in Carver County say they found the body of a woman while fighting a house fire in Dahlgren Township. The sheriff’s department got a 911 call shortly before 8 …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Missing snowmobiler was on guided tour in Wyoming

    LANDER, Wyo. (AP) – Authorities say a man who spent the night stranded on the Continental Divide Trail in blizzard conditions had been snowmobiling with a commercial guide service that did not notice he was …

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    24 Jan 12
  • No word for family of US couple missing in wreck

    WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (AP) – The children of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster are still waiting for word about their parents. The family of Jerry and Barbara Heil (hyl) …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Dayton: Vikings stadium must be at Dome to pass

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is telling the owners of the Minnesota Vikings the team’s new stadium will have to be at the Metrodome site if a stadium bill is to pass …

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    24 Jan 12
  • DFL Party files complaint against GOP senator

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota DFL Party has filed a campaign finance complaint against state Sen. Dave Thompson for failing to disclose money he received from the state Republican Party. Minnesota Public Radio …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Complaint amended against Amy Senser in hit-run

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – New details are emerging about a fatal hit-and-run allegedly involving the wife of former Minnesota Vikings tight end Joe Senser. Hennepin County prosecutors filed an amended complaint Monday against Amy Senser. The …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Minnesota courts to go paperless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A new initiative will move Minnesota courts from paper files to the electronic age. The Minnesota Judicial Council is requiring all courts to eventually go paperless. In Olmsted County District Court administrator …

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    23 Jan 12