Minnesota News
  • Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton wins second term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Democrat Mark Dayton has won a second term as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Twins say they will hire Paul Molitor as manager

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins say they will hire Paul Molitor as manager after four straight seasons of 92 or more losses. The Twins said the 58-year-old Molitor will be introduced at a news …

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    04 Nov 14
  • Candidates press hard for votes as end nears

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The grueling fall campaign is nearing the finish line, with candidates searching for the votes that might make the difference between euphoria and despair Tuesday night. Republican governor hopeful Jeff …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Franken and  McFadden

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Senator Al Franken and Republican hopeful Mike McFadden have capped off their race by agreeing with each other more than ever before in a final debate. With Election Day …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Anti-Redskins groups rally outside Vikings game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Thousands of people rallied outside the stadium in Minnesota before the Redskins-Vikings game, the latest protest against Washington’s divisive nickname. Organizers estimated the crowd around 5,000 on Sunday morning. The event began …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Wednesday hearing set on removing Peterson judge

      CONROE, Texas (AP) – A hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday on whether to remove the judge presiding over the felony child abuse case against Adrian Peterson. Assistant Montgomery County District Attorney Phil Grant …

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    14 Oct 14
  • Dayton to head to Worthington for pheasant opener

      WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) – With nearly all the corn crop still standing in southwestern Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton will face some challenges as he pursues elusive ringnecks Saturday during the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting …

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    10 Oct 14
  • Governor Mark Dayton

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton is clarifying his call for new gasoline taxes to fund transportation projects. During Wednesday’s gubernatorial debate in Moorhead, Dayton said he’d propose adding a new sales …

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    10 Oct 14