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Foul-smelling 'corpse flower' set to bloom at U of Minnesota

January 31, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Get a whiff of this. A foul-smelling plant known as a "corpse flower" is expected to bloom soon at the University of Minnesota. more »»

Minnesota DNR asks public to design new specialty plate

January 30, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking the public to design a new specialty license plate. more »»

DNR: Refilling White Bear Lake could cost more than $100M

January 30, 2016

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A state study says it could cost more than $100 million upfront to refill depleted White Bear Lake with water piped in from the Mississippi River. more »»

Metro Transit bus driver pleads guilty to soliciting teen

January 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Metro Transit bus driver has pleaded guilty to soliciting a 16-year-old girl for sex. more »»

3 female chauffeurs win $130K each in discrimination case

January 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has awarded damages to three Minnesota women who sued after they were dismissed from their chauffeur jobs because a Saudi prince wanted only male drivers. more »»

Minnesota groups seek money to keep youths from extremism

January 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among those who have applied for funding... more »»

3 female drivers win $130K each in discrimination case

January 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has awarded damages to three Minnesota women who sued after they were dismissed from their chauffeur jobs because a Saudi prince wanted only male drivers. more »»

Police: Oakdale man killed himself after wounding officer

January 30, 2016

OAKDALE, Minn. (AP) — Police say an Oakdale man killed himself after an exchange of gunfire with officers who had come to search his home.

The S. more »»

With clock ticking, no progress on special session

January 29, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Legislative leaders came up empty-handed after another try at making a special session deal.

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Authorities investigate 2 deaths at Good Thunder home

January 29, 2016

GOOD THUNDER, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people at a home in the southern Minnesota town of Good Thunder. more »»

Proposed ethanol plant gets $4.2 million state tax break

January 29, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Minnesota businessman whose construction company has built many of the nation's ethanol plants received state sales tax incentives Friday to complete construction on a... more »»

With clock ticking, leaders take up special session

January 29, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Is the wait to decide on a special session over?

Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are meeting for another round of negotiations. more »»

After GOP objections, Dayton pares down buffer law

January 29, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is telling environmental officials to back off private ditches as they start enforcing a new law to boost water qualit. more »»

A smaller Beargrease prepares to hit the trail

January 29, 2016

TWO HARBORS, Minn. (AP) — This year's John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon will be a lot smaller than in past years. more »»

Upper Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

January 29, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is following the lead of neighbor Minnesota and trying to help farmers pay the cost of transitioning from traditional crops to organic production. more »»

Some schools redefine 'holiday' celebrations

January 29, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Students at a St. Paul elementary school won't be exchanging valentines this year, or celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and any other holida. more »»

State to clean up old Burnsville landfill along I-35W

January 29, 2016

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The state has reached an agreement with a landowner to take over an old Burnsville landfill and foot the bill for an estimated $65 million cleanup. more »»

Minneapolis man pleads to sex trafficking in North Dakota

January 29, 2016

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Minneapolis man accused of bringing women to North Dakota for prostitution has pleaded guilty to a federal sex trafficking charge.

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Lifeguards close bay after shark bite; man had cuts on hands

January 29, 2016

HANALEI, Hawaii (AP) — Lifeguards have closed a Hawaii bay to swimming after a shark bit a visitor from Minnesota. more »»

 
 
 

 

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