Minnesota News
  • Motorists drive tanks at Minnesota action park

    KASOTA, Minn. (AP) – Motorists stuck in traffic may sometimes wish they were driving a tank. A business in southern Minnesota offers them a chance to see what it is like. Drive-a-Tank, near the town …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Minnesota Ballet soaked by flood water

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Ballet is among the many places soaked by flood water in northeastern Minnesota. About 90 percent of the organization’s sets and backdrops were damaged by flooding. The ballet’s storage …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Minnesota exports reach 1st quarter record

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s exports reached a first-quarter record of $4.9 billion, but growth has been slowed by economies in Asia and a European debt crisis. The Department of Employment and Economic Development …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Apparent drowning victim celebrating graduation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Family members say the young man who apparently drowned in Lake Minnetonka was celebrating his high school graduation when he disappeared. The mother of Kennedy Maddox says her 20-year-old son was on …

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    27 Jun 12
  • 1 person dies in Fergus Falls apartment fire

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) – Fire at an apartment building in Fergus Falls has claimed a life and injured a second person. Firefighters were called to the Sunrise Apartments about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fire Chief …

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    27 Jun 12
  • Rescue crews work to free trapped worker

    EDINA, Minn. (AP) – Rescue crews are working to free a worker trapped by a slab of concrete at a construction site in Edina. Fire Chief Mary Scheerer tells KARE-TV the man was working on …

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    27 Jun 12
  • St. Paul priest investigated for abuse allegations

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has relieved a priest of his duties while police investigate allegations of abuse. St. Paul police arrested 47-year-old Curtis Wehmeyer, of Oakdale, after …

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    27 Jun 12
  • Christian group backs away from ex-gay therapy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The country’s best-known Christian ministry dedicating to helping people repress same-sex attraction through prayer is holding its annual conference in the Twin Cities. Exodus International expects about 600 ministers and followers at …

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    27 Jun 12