Minnesota News
  • Crews rescue 50 stranded on ice floes in northern Minnesota

    KELLIHER, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in northern Minnesota say about 50 people had to be rescued after ice broke up while they were fishing on Upper Red Lake and stranded them. The Beltrami County sheriff’s …

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    15 Dec 15
  • Minnesota changes rules to give turkey hunters more chances

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wildlife managers have announced changes to Minnesota’s wild turkey regulations to give hunters more time to bag a bird next spring. The Department of Natural Resources says turkey-hunting time periods …

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    15 Dec 15
  • Man who fatally shot ex-boyfriend sentenced for bank robbery

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minneapolis man who fatally shot his ex-boyfriend has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for robbing a bank while on the run. Forty-five-year-old Lyle Hoffman was sentenced …

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    10 Dec 15
  • Minnesota to get handle on size of budget surplus

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Political gridlock might have paid off for a change in Minnesota. Lawmakers learn Thursday how much money has piled up in state coffers and how much more is expected to …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Minnesota's 2015 traffic deaths surpass last year's totals

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Traffic deaths in Minnesota in 2015 have surpassed last year’s totals. With a month left to go in the year, preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office …

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    03 Dec 15
  • DNR says plenty of pheasants remain in Minnesota fields

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wildlife managers say Minnesota pheasant hunters should keep their gear handy. The Department of Natural Resources says plenty of roosters remain in the fields, and hunting pressure has been light …

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    25 Nov 15
  • Latest Police say 5 shot near Minneapolis protest site

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked days of demonstrations (all times local): 1 a.m. Minneapolis police say five people …

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    24 Nov 15
  • Police union says unarmed suspect was shot attacking officer

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police have released partial service records for the two officers involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze both joined the department 13 months …

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    19 Nov 15