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Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

September 18, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests economic growth is rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West will continue slowing down in the next few months. more »»

BCA on way to shooting in NW Minnesota

September 18, 2014

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is on its way to the scene of a shooting in Polk County.

No details were immediately available. more »»

Minnesota unemployment rate falls to 8-year low

September 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's unemployment rate fell to an eight-year-low of 4.3 percent in August as 6,100 jobs were added and more state residents left the workforce. more »»

Johnson makes health plan woes central to campaign

September 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Jeff Johnson is moving to make health insurance problems a bigger part of his campaign against Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. more »»

Body of missing man recovered east of Cordova

September 18, 2014

CORDOVA, Alaska (AP) — The body of a 32-year-old Minnesota man missing east of Cordova, Alaska, has been recovered.

Scott Bell of St. Paul was found Tuesday by searchers. more »»

DNR closes Pigeon Lake islands

September 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says islands in Meeker County's Pigeon Lake are off limits to the public because of a bird virus. more »»

St. Thomas priest accused of abusing girl resigns

September 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A priest who is being sued by a woman who says he molested her as a child has resigned from the faculty at the University of St. Thomas. more »»

August job gains drive down unemployment rate

September 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has gained 4,200 jobs in August, driving down the state's unemployment rate to 4.3 percent. more »»

US Steel decides against Keewatin expansion

September 18, 2014

KEEWATIN, Minn. (AP) — U. S. Steel Corp. has decided against expanding its Keetac taconite operations in Keewatin, disappointing steelworkers and local residents. more »»

Environmentalists say river toxins need attention

September 18, 2014

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Environmentalists and the Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa say the state isn't doing enough to protect the public from toxins in the St. Louis River. more »»

Cottage Grove approves medical marijuana farm

September 18, 2014

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — A suburban Twin Cities company has local approval for a medical marijuana manufacturing plant. more »»

Police: 2 Minneapolis shootings connected

September 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police say two shootings that left one teen dead and two injured in north Minneapolis were related. more »»

Police: Suspect arrested in Minnesota fair robbery

September 18, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State Fair police say one person has been arrested and a gun has been recovered in connection with an armed robbery of a beer exhibit last mont. more »»

Vikings reconsider, put Peterson on paid leave

September 18, 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s. more »»

Prehistoric fish re-entering Big Stone Lake

September 18, 2014

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Officials from South Dakota and Minnesota are working together to reintroduce thousands of lake sturgeon into Big Stone Lake. more »»

Arrest made in State Fair craft beer robbery

September 18, 2014

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say one suspect has been arrested in last month's robbery at a craft brewery exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair. more »»

Wisconsin man pleads in dismemberment slaying

September 17, 2014

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded no contest to a homicide charge after being found competent to stand trial on charges of fatally shooting and dismembering a Minnesota man. more »»

Mother: Peterson 'trying hard to be a good parent'

September 17, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Adrian Peterson's mother is defending the Minnesota Vikings running back in the wake of child abuse allegations against him, saying that he is "trying hard to be a good parent. more »»

 
 

 

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