Minnesota News
  • Farmers put forth efforts to reduce farmland property taxes

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The amount of farmland property taxes that go toward paying new schools has become a topic of discussion in light of the tight farm economy. The Mankato Free Press reports that …

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    28 Nov 16
  • Archdiocese adds money for abuse victims to bankruptcy plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed an updated bankruptcy plan with more money for victims of clerical sexual abuse. The archdiocese said in a statement Tuesday the …

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    16 Nov 16
  • Final 3 Minnesotans to be sentenced in Islamic State case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Sentencing hearings are wrapping up for nine men convicted of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The final three defendants – Guled Omar, Mohamed Farah and Abdirahman …

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    16 Nov 16
  • MNsure says signups top 20K; elections don't change focus

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s health insurance exchange says it has signed up more than 20,000 people for coverage in the first nine days of open enrollment, a milestone that took six weeks …

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    11 Nov 16
  • Protesters march against Trump in Minneapolis, block freeway

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Protesters demonstrating against President-elect Donald Trump have ended a blockade on a busy highway in Minneapolis. A swarm of protesters blocked Interstate 94 in both directions Thursday night after marching from a …

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    11 Nov 16
  • Dayton gets Obama's sign-off for disaster help in storms

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Federal help is on the way to a handful of southern Minnesota counties hammered by rain and flooding. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota on Wednesday following …

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    03 Nov 16
  • Minnesota governor, Duluth mayor honor Nobel-winner Dylan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The governor of Bob Dylan’s home state says he’s pleased that Minnesota native Bob Dylan has won this year’s Nobel Prize for literature. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls the award …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Authorities identify 2 people who died in police chase

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified two people who died in a police chase south of the Twin Cities. The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started in Apple Valley on Monday night and …

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    14 Oct 16