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Minnesota offers free all-day kindergarten

September 2, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state of Minnesota is providing free all-day kindergarten for the first time this school year.

The Star Tribune reports (http://strib. more »»

 
 
 
Minnesota State Fair on pace for attendance record

September 2, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair has finished with an all-time attendance record within reach. more »»

Ex-Independence Party leaders endorse McFadden

September 1, 2014

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Two former leaders in Minnesota's Independence Party have endorsed Republican candidate Mike McFadden in his bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken. more »»

Minnesota student remains in coma after long fall

September 1, 2014

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Minnesota State University student remains in a coma in Milwaukee, weeks after he fell from a parking ramp after a night of drinking. more »»

Paralyzed athletes overcome obstacles in St. Paul

September 1, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Several paralyzed athletes have been given the opportunity to leave their wheelchairs behind and take to the air at Twin Cities Trapeze Center. more »»

Suspect in fatal shooting may have robbed bank

September 1, 2014

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting his ex-lover last month may have robbed a bank in Blaine over the weekend. more »»

1 of world's oldest snow monkey to turn 31 at zoo

September 1, 2014

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Zoo is preparing a birthday party for Nikko, a 31-year-old snow monkey that's believed to be the oldest in North Americ. more »»

5 things to know about Minnesota midterm election

September 1, 2014

EDITOR'S NOTE _ Labor Day kicks off a two-month sprint toward Election Day. This story is part of a package that sets the stage for the November elections. more »»

Key moments give fuel to Minnesota campaign themes

September 1, 2014

EDITOR'S NOTE _ Labor Day kicks off a two-month sprint toward Election Day. This story is part of a package that sets the stage for the November elections. more »»

$2.2M wind turbine at Veterans Affairs site idle

August 31, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A $2.2 million wind turbine at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility in St. Cloud remains broken, and a series of repairs has been ineffective.

A St. more »»

Woman struck, killed by St. Paul light-rail train

August 31, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul police say a woman who was struck and killed by a light-rail train may have been listening to headphones.

Police tell WCCO-TV (http://cbsloc. more »»

Minnesota holding onto $606M in unclaimed assets

August 31, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The state of Minnesota is making little effort to return unclaimed money to more than 50,000 residents, including a U.S. senator, rock star and state commissioner. more »»

Iowa woman meets family that donated heart to her

August 31, 2014

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Minnesota couple is glad that their son's heart is living on three years after his death inside of an Iowa woman.

KCRG reports (http://bit. more »»

Twin Cities schools launch Minnesota Thursdays

August 31, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Students in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools will eat lunch food that comes from Minnesota farmers on the first Thursday of every month. more »»

Project tracks Minnesota's snake populations

August 30, 2014

KELLOGG, Minn. (AP) — A herpetologist for the Minnesota Biological Survey is leading an effort to catalog Minnesota's snake species and figure out how different snake populations are faring. more »»

State Fair visitors eat up lots of wireless data

August 30, 2014

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — On top of corn dogs and fried cheese curds, visitors to the Minnesota State Fair are also eating up a lot of wireless data. more »»

Woman hit by 2 cars, killed in Mille Lacs County

August 30, 2014

GARRISON, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a 57-year-old woman died after she was hit by two vehicles in Mille Lacs County. more »»

Minnesota gas prices down from last year

August 30, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during the Labor Day weekend last year, and analysts say they could fall even further heading into the fall. more »»

St. Paul identifies officers involved in shooting

August 30, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul police have released the names of two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man who allegedly attacked them. more »»

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

August 30, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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