Minnesota News
  • Police identify man killed in Maplewood home invasion

    MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified a 31-year-old Maplewood man who was killed in an apparent home invasion. Maplewood police believe a male suspect who knew Justin Niles Wright broke into his home shortly …

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    09 Nov 15
  • Target closing 13 stores nationwide citing falling profits

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Target plans to close 13 stores nationwide, including one in New Ulm and two others in Milwaukee and Superior, Wisconsin. The Minneapolis-based retailer plans to close the stores on January 30th. The …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Xcel Energy seeks electric rate hike in Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xcel Energy Inc. is asking for a 9.8 percent electric rate hike in Minnesota that would be phased in over three years. The Minneapolis-based utility filed the rate case Monday. By …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Farmer corn trade lawsuits against Syngenta reach 2,000

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – About 2,000 farmers, grain handlers and corn exporters have filed lawsuits against Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta now that a federal judge has ruled their cases have merit and will move …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Investigators reveal little about fatal shooting

    HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) – Authorities haven’t said whether the man fatally shot in scuffle involving law enforcement in Hutchinson was armed. One of the officers who responded to a residence Sunday about 4 p.m. was …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Flags lowered for slain deputy, funeral Friday

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota state flags be flown at half-staff to honor a sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty. That executive order …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Ducks shot in Minnesota test negative for deadly bird flu

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Tests on more than 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs of the kind of bird flu that devastated the Midwest poultry industry earlier this year. …

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    23 Oct 15
  • DNR says ice anglers can expect Mille Lacs walleye fishing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota outdoors officials are assuring anglers that there will be an ice fishing season for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake. The Department of Natural Resources decision announced Monday is expected …

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    20 Oct 15