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Man charged with leaving crash scene where friend died

March 24, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of driving drunk, crashing his car and leaving a passenger to die is facing criminal charges in northern Minnesota. more »»

Fatal bat disease spreading in Minnesota

March 23, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State wildlife officials say a bat-killing disease is spreading in Minnesota and has now entered the Twin Cities area. more »»

Minnesota Republicans seek to cut early education program

March 23, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Republicans took a defiant stance against Democratic Gov. more »»

Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox

March 23, 2017

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A jury has convicted a 28-year-old man who sped through a Twin Cities suburb and fatally struck a man standing by a roadside mailbox last spring. more »»

Minnesota's earliest tornado on record hit campground

March 23, 2017

BRICELYN, Minn. (AP) — A tornado that hit a southern Minnesota campground this month was the earliest twister on record in Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service. more »»

Education bill would eliminate early education funding

March 23, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans are taking a defiant stand against Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton by proposing the elimination of his signature early childhood education program. more »»

Minnesota marijuana oil sent to New York stirs anger

March 23, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some top Minnesota lawmakers want to crack down on a medical marijuana company whose former executives face felony charges for shipping marijuana oil to New York. more »»

March 6 tornado in Minnesota was earliest on state record

March 23, 2017

BRICELYN, Minn. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado that hit a southern Minnesota campground this month was the earliest twister on record in the state. more »»

Duluth man gets 20 years for role in drive-by shooting

March 23, 2017

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth man involved in a drive-by shooting in Hermantown last fall has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Woe for stores as shoppers look elsewhere for inspiration

March 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Now, she mainly looks for inspiration on social media. more »»

Mother sentenced to prison in newborn's death

March 23, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul mother has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally smothering her newborn son. more »»

House GOP lines up tuition tax credit, Social Security help

March 22, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans are aiming to exempt more Social Security income from taxes as part of a $1.35 billion tax relief bill. more »»

Movie of Vince Flynn's 'American Assassin' to debut Sept. 15

March 22, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The late Minnesota author Vince Flynn's counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is coming to the big screen in September. more »»

Budget fights brew as Legislature starts assembling bills

March 22, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers' budget-setting spree is in full swing. more »»

Suspect in Minnesota mail carrier shooting identified

March 22, 2017

WARREN, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the 73-year-old man who died after shooting a mail carrier's vehicle and a deputy's squad car in rural northwestern Minnesota. more »»

Student group causes stir with anti-illegal immigrant signs

March 22, 2017

ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A student organization says it posted provocative signs about illegal immigrants at a Minnesota college as part of a social experiment. more »»

More judges could be sent to cut immigration court backlog

March 22, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The immigration court in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington has a backlog of about 5,300 cases — an all-time high. more »»

4 Blaine officers sickened by fumes coming from van in chase

March 21, 2017

LINO LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Four Blaine police officers are out of the hospital after becoming sick from fumes coming from a van that was stopped after a chase. more »»

Sheriff who investigated Wetterling abduction to retire

March 21, 2017

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota sheriff who worked to solve the decades-old kidnapping of Jacob Wetterling is hanging up his badge. more »»

Mother of man killed by St. Paul police asks to see video

March 21, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The mother of a man fatally shot by St. Paul police is asking to view video that she says may show her son's final moments. more »»

Judge loses challenge to Minnesota mandatory retirement age

March 21, 2017

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A district judge from Moorhead has lost his legal challenge to a Minnesota law that requires judges to retire at the age of 7. more »»



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