Minnesota News
  • Minneapolis man charged with raping 10-year-old girl

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 34-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of raping a 10-year-old girl in the hallway of the Riverside Plaza apartment complex. Ahmed Hersi Abdi was charged Tuesday with two felony counts of …

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    08 Oct 15
  • 2nd Minnesota officer placed on leave during video hit probe

    RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) – A second Minnesota police officer is on paid administrative leave during an investigation of a video that appears to show an officer pushing and striking a teen. The Richfield Police Department …

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    08 Oct 15
  • Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler

      APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – A 49-year-old Eagan woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the 2012 death of her infant grandson. Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler entered the guilty plea last week in …

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    01 Oct 15
  • Minnesota fall harvest runs ahead of last year's pace

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s fall harvest is running well ahead of last year’s pace for most crops. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said …

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    22 Sep 15
  • Dayton to unveil plan to rescue pheasant population

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – State officials are ready to outline a plan to reverse a long decline in Minnesota’s pheasant population. Gov. Mark Dayton convened hunters, farmers and wildlife experts late last year to tackle the …

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    14 Sep 15
  • Warm, humid weather spurs crop development across Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warm, humid weather is helping keep development of Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops ahead of last year’s pace. According to the USDA’s weekly crop report, there were 5.3 days suitable …

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    09 Sep 15
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica coming to Fort Snelling

      FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) – A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling. The Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund is hosting “The Wall that Heals” at the Boy Scout …

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    08 Sep 15
  • Teachers' union wants to limit student testing

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s teachers’ union wants to limit standardized testing so teachers can invest more time on broader learning in the classroom. Education Minnesota released a report Monday that says high-stakes testing should …

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    08 Sep 15