Minnesota News
  • Bill closes Mississippi lock to slow invasive carp

      WASHINGTON (AP) – A lock in Minneapolis will be closed to prevent invasive carp from spreading upstream thanks to a provision in a massive water projects bill approved by Congress and headed to the …

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    23 May 14
  • Hundreds turn out for ex-football player benefit

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of people have turned out for a benefit for a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player critically injured in a downtown assault. The family of Isaac Kolstad also used …

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    23 May 14
  • 1 man arrested, 1 at large in 2 manhunts

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Police say a man has been arrested after leading law enforcement on a chase through two counties before breaking into a Rochester home and fighting with the owner. It’s the …

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    23 May 14
  • The Minnesota Vikings

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings say the NFL’s decision to hold the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis is vindication for the millions of dollars going into a new stadium. Spokesman Lester Bagley says he …

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    21 May 14
  • Bill Clinton to speak at U of Minnesota next month

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton will speak at the University of Minnesota next month. Clinton will speak about the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. He’s scheduled to …

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    20 May 14
  • Minnesota bans anti-bacterial chemical from soaps

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – It’s widely used nationwide as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it’s being banned in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed a bill to make Minnesota the first …

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    20 May 14
  • Despite rain, Minnesota farmers make corn progress

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers have been able to make gains planting corn, despite continued wet and cool weather. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 20 percent of Minnesota’s …

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    20 May 14
  • Cass Lake man charged in collision that killed 2

      WALKER, Minn. (AP) – A Cass Lake man is due in court this month on charges that he caused a drunken head-on collision that killed two people. A Brainerd Dispatch report says 27-year-old Michael …

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    19 May 14