Minnesota News
  • Nighttime boating crash is fatal on Lake Shetek

    LAKE SHETEK, Minn. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say a boating crash on a lake in southwestern Minnesota is fatal, but they are providing few details about what happened. The Marshall Independent reports one boater died …

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    10 Jul 12
  • Homeowner survives explosion that destroys house

    VERGAS, Minn. (AP) – A homeowner has survived an explosion that destroyed his house in Otter Tail County. The sheriff’s department said Tuesday Vergas firefighters responded to the property Monday afternoon and found the 67-year-old …

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    10 Jul 12
  • Woman pleads guilty to violating restraining order

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A former Regions Hospital employee has pleaded guilty to violating an order to stop harassing a physician. Thirty-nine-year-old Saida Hasanova, of Bloomington, is scheduled to be sentenced in Ramsey County …

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    10 Jul 12
  • Flood damage costs rise in Carlton County

    CARLTON, Minn. (AP) – Assessors continue to tally the cost of damaging floods in northeastern Minnesota. In Carlton County alone, the estimated damage to public and private property has passed $135 million. WDIO-TV reports public …

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    10 Jul 12
  • Georgia’s Duluth aims to help Minnesota’s Duluth

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) – Residents in the Atlanta suburb of Duluth are collecting work gloves to aid flood recovery efforts in their sister city by the same name 1,200 miles away in Minnesota. The Gwinnett …

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    10 Jul 12
  • Three-And-A-Half Year Prison Sentence For Deadly Hit-And-Run

    (Minneapolis, MN) — Forty-five-year-old Amy Senser was sentenced to nearly three-and-a-half years in prison today (Mon) in the hit-and-run death of Anousoune Phanthavong last August in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County judge denied a motion to …

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    09 Jul 12
  • Man fatally shot by deputy in Chisago County

    NORTH BRANCH, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy in Chisago County has shot and killed a man at a residence in North Branch. Officers were dispatched to the home about 9:20 p.m. Sunday …

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    09 Jul 12
  • Pro-amendment group suing over ballot title

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Proponents of a constitutional amendment defining marriage in Minnesota say they’re suing two state officials for changing the title of the question that will appear on the November ballot. The …

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    09 Jul 12