Minnesota News
  • Minnesota company plans to make TVs in Michigan

    CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – A Minnesota electronics company plans to manufacture flat-screen televisions at a plant in suburban Detroit under a partnership with a Michigan-based business. The Detroit Free Press reports Tuesday that Element …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Dayton touts bonding bill as Minn. jobs investment

    Gov. Mark Dayton says the state can help create jobs by issuing $775 milion in bonds for construction projects around the state.

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    17 Jan 12
  • Family: No word on Minn. couple missing on cruise

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The family of a Minnesota couple missing after a cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy say they have received no word on the couple. The death toll from the Costa …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Snowmobiler dies in Wisconsin, 6-year-old hurt

    SHELL LAKE, Wis. (AP) – A 24-year-old snowmobiler died when he ran into a barbed-wire fence and trees in northwestern Wisconsin’s Washburn County. The Star Tribune reports Ryan Anderson of Sarona died Sunday in an …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Republican Caucus names Sviggum executive assistant

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem announced Sviggum’s appointment on Monday. Senjem …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Man suspects drugs involved in Superior killing

    SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – The brother of a man shot dead in Superior says he suspects drug activities were involved. Antron Cooper, of Minneapolis, says his brother Toriano Dawen Cooper had a drug problem much …

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    17 Jan 12
  • American Crystal calls union offer ‘stunt’

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – American Crystal Sugar Co. has rejected a proposal to end the cooperative’s lengthy lockout of its union employees. The company posted a statement Monday calling the union’s proposal a “publicity stunt” …

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    17 Jan 12
  • American Crystal still hiring replacement workers

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – With the lockout of union employees in its sixth month, officials at American Crystal Sugar Co. are advertising for local replacement workers. And the Grand Forks Herald reports Monday that the …

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    17 Jan 12