Minnesota News
  • Drug Court officials to rally at Minn. Capitol

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will join other judges and Governor Mark Dayton at a rally to promote the state’s drug court system. The rally is set …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Dayton to travel state to make case for his budget

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton will travel the state starting this week to make the case for his budget. The tour starts with a town hall meeting in Duluth on Wednesday. The …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Minnesota woman injured in lacrosse team bus crash

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota woman is in serious condition after a bus carrying her college lacrosse team veered off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and crashed head-on into a tree, killing a coach, the …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Fort Snelling buildings to become veterans housing

    FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) – After decades of neglect, five old buildings at Fort Snelling will be renovated into apartments for homeless veterans and their families. The buildings saw service from the Spanish-American War to …

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    18 Mar 13
  • Teen charged in Army vet’s stabbing death in Minn.

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A 17-year-old Duluth boy is charged with killing a U.S. Army veteran who suffered more than 50 wounds to his head, face, neck and back. A juvenile delinquency petition filed Thursday …

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    15 Mar 13
  • Minn. health care exchange heads for final votes

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House is preparing for what could be its final vote on a bill creating an health insurance exchange, but the debate could steer into abortion politics. A House-Senate …

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    15 Mar 13
  • Minn. flu death toll rises to 176

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s death toll from influenza this season has climbed to 176. The Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday seven more influenza-related deaths were confirmed last week. Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    15 Mar 13
  • Dayton wants tax hike on wealthy for schools

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is asking Minnesota’s wealthiest citizens to pay more than a billion dollars in new income taxes in order to boost state funding for schools and colleges by …

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    15 Mar 13