Minnesota News
  • Committee to vote on minimum wage bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A House committee is set to vote on a bill that would raise Minnesota’s minimum wage. The House Labor, Workforce and Regulated Industries Committee is expected to vote Thursday on …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Twin Cities security officers on strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 2,000 security officers in the Twin Cities are staging a 1-day strike. The officers are members of the Service Employees International Union Local 26. They serve several major companies, including Target, …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Water permit violations not priority for DNR

    WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources records show hundreds of water permit holders are violating the law by using much more water than allowed. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that over the …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Arrest made in connection with missing woman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in the disappearance of a St. Paul woman. Kira Trevino failed to show up for work at the Mall of America Friday. Her abandoned …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Basketball game to raise funds for Decker family

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Dakota County are participating in a basketball tournament to raise funds for the family of a slain Cold Spring police officer. Officer Tom Decker was gunned …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Minn. Citizen Forums on environment begin Tuesday

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A series of Citizens Forums kicks off this week to give Minnesotans a chance to weigh in on their priorities and visions for the environment. The first two forums are …

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    26 Nov 12
  • MPCA board to hear wild rice study update

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Citizens Board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hears an update Tuesday on a major study on a water quality standard meant to protect wild rice. Shannon Lotthammer, …

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    26 Nov 12
  • Woman rescued from Nowthen house fire dies

    NOWTHEN, Minn. (AP) – A 64-year-old woman rescued from a Nowthen house fire two months ago has died. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office, Diann Evans died Saturday from complications of the fire. …

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    26 Nov 12