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Biking industry's impact tagged at $780 million in Minnesota

March 28, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new report pegs the economic impact of cycling in Minnesota at $780 million annually. more »»

Austin police officer won't be charged in fatal shooting

March 27, 2017

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — An Austin police officer won't be charged in a fatal shooting. more »»

Another lawsuit seeks to block PolyMet mine land exchange

March 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmentalists have filed another lawsuit seeking to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from swapping land for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. more »»

Police searching for missing St. Cloud State student

March 27, 2017

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have been searching the Mississippi River and its banks in St. Cloud for a missing college student.

Police say 21-year-old St. more »»

Democratic Rep. Tim Walz to run for Minnesota governor

March 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Rep. more »»

Man accused in death of Stout student pleads not guilty

March 27, 2017

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — The Minnesota man accused of killing a University of Wisconsin-Stout student from Saudi Arabia has pleaded not guilty to charges. more »»

Man who fatally beat toddler sentenced to 30 years in prison

March 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty in the fatal beating of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son in western Minnesota has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. more »»

Minnesota Democratic US Rep. Walz to run for governor

March 27, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. more »»

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

March 27, 2017

Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 24

Health care setback shouldn't be an excuse to walk away from reform

Congressional Republicans' first serious attempt to repeal and replace the... more »»

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Walz to retire, run for governor

March 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tim Walz, a five-term Democrat, says he is running for governor of his home state of Minnesota.

Walz is seeking to replace Gov. Mark Dayton, a fellow Democrat. more »»

Enbridge tax appeal could cost counties millions

March 27, 2017

BAGLEY, Minn. (AP) — Some northern Minnesota counties could end up paying millions of dollars to Enbridge Energy if the company is successful in its tax appea. more »»

Wetterling abduction file could be made public soon

March 26, 2017

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The public may soon have its first look at the investigative file into the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. more »»

Authorities searching for tree vandals in Twin Cities park

March 26, 2017

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are looking for vandals who apparently are trying to kill trees in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Eagan. more »»

Signs at University of Minnesota spur mixed reactions

March 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Residents at of a student co-op at the University of Minnesota say signs they've been placing in their front yard about rape culture are drawing concern from fraternity members... more »»

Light rail debate continues to divide

March 26, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. more »»

Jones scores 24 as Apple Valley beats Champlin Park 60-54

March 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tre Jones had 24 points, 18 rebounds and made nearly every crucial play in the final minute as Apple Valley beat previously undefeated Champlin Park 60-54 in Saturday night's... more »»

DeLaSalle wins sixth straight Class 3A title

March 26, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Goanar Mar led DeLaSalle with 28 points, Gabe Kalscheur added 20 and the Islanders beat Austin 72-44 on Saturday night for their sixth-straight Class 3A boys state title. more »»

Minnesota driver pleads guilty in death of Arizona teen

March 25, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota driver has pleaded guilty in the death of a teenage pedestrian from Arizon. more »»

Audit finds some welfare programs make eligibility errors

March 25, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's legislative auditor has found that some of the state's welfare programs do a poor job of making sure that recipients are actually eligible for benefit. more »»

Correction: Mayo Expansion story

March 25, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — In a story March 24 about public funding of a medical center expansion in Rochester, The Associated Press erroneously reported the recipient of $585 million in public funds. more »»



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