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GOP gets in lockstep in looming budget fight with Dayton

April 28, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House and Senate Republicans are nearly ready to take on Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton in budget negotiations. more »»

Fatal shooting investigated in Bloomington

April 28, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Police in a Twin Cities suburb are investigating a fatal shooting that investigators say resulted from some sort of disturbance or struggl. more »»

Luger plans to stay involved in counter-extremism efforts

April 28, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota U.S. more »»

Immigration arrests increase in region compared to 2016

April 28, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New data from the federal government shows immigration arrests in Minnesota and four surrounding states increased about 80 percent since President Donald Trump took office,... more »»

Bond reduced in university student death case

April 28, 2017

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A judge in Wisconsin has reduced bond for a Minnesota man charged in the death of a university student from Saudi Arabia. more »»

'Purple Rain' re-issue to feature unreleased Prince songs

April 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A remastered version of Prince's landmark album "Purple Rain" will be released this summer with several previously unreleased songs.

NPG Records and Warner Bros. more »»

Police: Man pepper-sprayed autistic man eating free cookies

April 27, 2017

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A former security guard faces charges after allegedly pepper-spraying an autistic man who was eating free cookies at a Minnesota grocery store.

Timothy Knutsen of S. more »»

Minnesota appeals court rejects bid to move officer's trial

April 27, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected moving the manslaughter trial of a police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black motorist.

Attorneys for St. more »»

Minnesota power plant that burns turkey litter faces closure

April 27, 2017

WELCH, Minn. (AP) — A plant in western Minnesota that burns turkey litter and was once heralded by politicians could soon be shutting down. more »»

School officials amend policy, guns allowed in team photo

April 27, 2017

BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Administrators at a Minnesota high school have revised a policy and will allow the trapshooting team to hold their guns in a yearbook photo. more »»

Not-guilty plea for doc in Detroit genital mutilation case

April 27, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A not-guilty plea has been entered for a Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on two Minnesota girls in a first-of-its-kind case in the United States. more »»

Schools urge parent-child discussions about Netflix show

April 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some school districts in Minnesota are urging parents to talk to their teens about a popular Netflix series that includes graphic scenes of sexual assault and suicide. more »»

GOP Rep. Dean opens gubernatorial bid with health care focus

April 27, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Matt Dean is entering the race for governor in 2018.

The seven-term lawmaker from Dellwood announced his bid Thursday. more »»

Mayor blocks chief's command choice in difficult precinct

April 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayor of Minneapolis has blocked the police chief's choice for leading a precinct that includes some of the city's most violent neighborhoods. more »»

Trapshooting team photo showing guns nixed from yearbook

April 27, 2017

BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A yearbook photo of a high school trapshooting team in Minnesota has been rejected because the students are holding guns. more »»

Crews search Mississippi River for missing U of M student

April 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crews are searching the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis for a missing University of Minnesota student who apparently was swept into the water. more »»

White man gets 15 years for shooting 5 black men at protest

April 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A white Minnesota man who was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Wednesday for shooting and wounding five black protesters said he'll live with the consequences of his... more »»

Doctors indicted in Detroit-area genital mutilation case

April 26, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A grand jury indicted two doctors and a third person on Wednesday in an alleged scheme to perform genital mutilation on two girls from Minnesota at a Detroit-area clinic.

Dr. more »»

15-year sentence for shooter at Black Lives Matter protest

April 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man convicted in the shootings of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis has been sentenced to more than 15... more »»

Dayton names new Minnesota State Lottery director

April 26, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new director for the Minnesota State Lottery.

Dayton named Robert Doty to the lottery's top job on Wednesday. more »»

Minnesota woman gets probation for supporting al-Shabab

April 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman who admitted sending $850 to the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia has been sentenced to five years' probatio. more »»



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