Minnesota
  • Dog stays with fisherman who broke through

    WHEATON, Minn. (AP) – A fishing outing turned deadly for a western Minnesota man. The body of 50-year-old Charles Krauth was recovered from Mud Lake, just west of Wheaton in Traverse County. Sheriff’s deputies found …

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    07 Feb 12
  • MillerCoors buying hard cider company

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – MillerCoors is acquiring a bigger stake in the hard cider business. The brewing company is buying Crispin Cider Co. of Minneapolis, the country’s third-largest cider producer. The purchase price was not disclosed. …

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    07 Feb 12
  • MPCA: Streamlined permit process yields success

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it’s achieving a 99 percent success rate in issuing environmental permits for construction of new projects and expansions of existing facilities within 150 days. …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Courted by candidates, Minn. GOP voters study up

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Normally overlooked, Minnesota Republicans are reveling in a chance to sway a party presidential nominating contest. Tuesday night’s caucuses were on the radar of all the major contenders. Party faithful …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Police: Resident started fire at assisted-living

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) – Police say a 46-year-old resident has admitted to starting a fire that prompted the evacuation of an assisted-living facility in Northfield. Northfield Deputy Police Chief Chuck Walerius says Sunday’s fire at …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Sheriff IDs Walker man stabbed to death

    LONGVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Walker man who was stabbed to death over the weekend. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch identifies the victim as 31-year-old James Raymond Elmberg. Deputies …

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    07 Feb 12
  • A-H teachers union backs sexuality policy change

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district has endorsed a proposed replacement for a policy that requires teachers to stay neutral when issues of sexual orientation come up in …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Paul rallies GOP support in St. Cloud, Minneapolis

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Ron Paul is rallying supporters in St. Cloud and Minneapolis as his campaign looks to Minnesota for its first state win in the Republican presidential race. The Texas …

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    07 Feb 12