Minnesota News
  • Minn. man sentenced to prison for ND robberies

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A Moorhead, Minn., man who pleaded guilty to three armed robberies at Fargo stores last year has been ordered to spend 2 1/2 years in prison for the crimes. The Forum …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Imprisoned sweat lodge leader claims indigence

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – A self-help author imprisoned in the deaths of three people following a sweat lodge ceremony he led says he no longer can afford legal counsel. James Arthur Ray is asking a …

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    10 Jan 12
  • 2 injured Minn. hockey players remain hospitalized

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An 18-year-old Minnesota high school hockey player remains in satisfactory condition after she was checked from behind into the boards. Jenna Privette of Lakeville is a senior at St. Croix Lutheran High …

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    10 Jan 12
  • New chief of staff a low-key, long-time insider

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Jack Lew is the model Washington insider – a savvy and cool policy technocrat with roots in Congress and a long and impressive administration resume. He is as low key as Rahm …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Minn. judge who demanded more security reassigned

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota judge is being reassigned after saying he would no longer hear cases in a suburban court that lacked metal detectors. A spokeswoman for Hennepin County District Courts tells WCCO-TV (http://cbsloc.al/wYht40 …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Judge asks for cooperation in death penalty case

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A federal judge called lawyers together from both sides of a North Dakota death penalty case and urged them on Monday to work together to avoid unnecessary delays. Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Teachers oppose Minn. controversial topics policy

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district is urging its school board to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom. Local President Julie Blaha told …

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    10 Jan 12
  • UMinn sues website operator over psych test

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The University of Minnesota is suing a website operator who posted a widely-used psychological test online. The university says website operator Andrew Dobson of New Zealand violated copyright law by …

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    10 Jan 12