Minnesota News
  • Transmission Lines Under Inspection

    (Undated) — Don’t worry if you see helicopters hovering around power lines for the next three to six weeks. Xcel Energy is inspecting its transmission lines in Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota. Crews …

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    09 Jul 12
  • Today is Deadline for Bonding Applications

    (St. Paul, MN) — More than 30 projects across Minnesota are vying for 47-million dollars in state bonding money as today’s application deadline looms. Rochester, Saint Cloud and Mankato want money to upgrade their convention …

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    09 Jul 12
  • Malware Monday

    (Undated)  –  If you’re having trouble getting online today, you might be a victim of Malware Monday.  Hundreds of thousands of computers were infected with malware by hackers more than a year ago.  Early this …

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    09 Jul 12
  • Searchers find missing boater dead on Forest Lake

    FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) – A missing boater on Forest Lake in Washington County has been found. Searchers located the body of 51-year-old Tod Crawford Thursday about a half a mile from where a pontoon …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Man dies after swimming in Itasca County

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A 67-year-old man is dead after swimming in Bray Lake in Itasca County. According to the sheriff’s office, James George Gleason was swimming to a neighbor’s raft on Bray Lake, north …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Benefits may end for some American Crystal workers

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Some Minnesota employees of American Crystal Sugar could soon see their jobless benefits end. Workers at East Grand Forks, Crookston and Moorhead factories automatically became eligible for 26 weeks of …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Deadliest’ traffic day yields no deaths in Minn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – There were no reported traffic deaths on what was expected to be the deadliest day of the year on Minnesota roads. The Department of Public Safety reported Thursday that statewide …

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    06 Jul 12
  • SUV kills St. Paul student outside school

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – St. Paul school officials say they are making counselors available to students after a teenager was killed by a sports utility vehicle. Police were questioning a 50-year-old man who was …

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    06 Jul 12