Minnesota News
  • Mille Lacs bass offer alternative to walleyes

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – While fisheries managers try to restore the struggling walleye population on Mille Lacs Minnesota’s statewide bass season opens next Saturday. But it’s already open on Mille Lacs, where the state liberalized its …

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    19 May 14
  • Jerry Kill

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is starting a fund to help children with epilepsy. Kill and his wife, Rebecca, donated $100,000 to start the “Chasing Dreams” fund through the Epilepsy Foundation of …

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    16 May 14
  • Minnesota House passes synthetic drugs bill

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A measure aimed at synthetic drugs appears to be cruising toward final passage in the Legislature. The House on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that bans inhaled or ingested …

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    15 May 14
  • Second man charged in Mankato fight makes bail

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of punching a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player in the head and knocking him to the ground is free on bail. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Stenner Shelley, of …

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    15 May 14
  • Teen accused of Waseca plot pleads not guilty

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A 17-year-old boy in Waseca has pleaded not guilty to charges that he plotted to kill his family and then stage an attack on his school. The teenager wore arm …

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    13 May 14
  • Man who jumped into Mississippi River charged

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 19-year-old man is charged with a misdemeanor after authorities say he jumped off a bridge in a Twin Cities suburb in the name of charity. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office …

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    13 May 14
  • Waseca Storage site

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A woman credited with potentially averting a school attack in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca says the suspect acted strangely as he approached a self-storage facility near her apartment. …

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    12 May 14
  • Walleye gets lot of help to be king in Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As anglers hit Minnesota’s lakes Saturday in the season opener, many will be trying for a tasty walleye. But the state fish wouldn’t be in most lakes without a …

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    09 May 14