Minnesota News
  • Isabel-Diaz-Castillo

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis woman has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a friend’s baby in February, a disappearance that triggered an Amber Alert. The Hennepin County attorney’s office says 30-year-old Isabel Diaz-Castillo pleaded guilty last …

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    16 Jul 13
  • Patrick Kiley

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Minnesota radio host has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in a $194 million Ponzi scheme that bilked more than 700 investors. Seventy-five-year-old Patrick Kiley …

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    16 Jul 13
  • stanley cub

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Stanley Cup has come to the Twin Cities. Eden Prairie, specifically, the southwest suburb where Nick Leddy is from. The 22-year-old defenseman helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the NHL …

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    12 Jul 13
  • Kasota Stone

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A 125-year-old limestone plant is closing in Mankato. Kasota Stone owner Robert Coughlan says they’ve probably kept the business going longer than they should have for sentimental reasons. Coughlan says that …

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    12 Jul 13
  • apartment fire

    PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) – A multiple-alarm fire has forced dozens of people from a Plymouth apartment building. Fire departments from as far away as Eden Prairie and Bloomington were called to help fight the fire …

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    12 Jul 13
  • great lakes study

    CLAYTON, N.Y. (AP) – Fifteen teachers from five states are spending the week on Lake Ontario as part of a research program.   The teachers, from elementary to high school, are aboard the Lake Guardian, …

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    10 Jul 13
  • tree inspection

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – City leaders in a Twin Cities suburb are asking for citizen help to spot old, decaying trees before they become a hazard.   The city has acknowledged the tree that …

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    10 Jul 13
  • senate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A legislative committee formed to advance the fight against synthetic drugs in Minnesota has met for the first time.   Chaired by Rep. Erik Simonson, a Duluth Democrat, the committee …

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    10 Jul 13