- Officer on leave amid inquiry into threats against suspect Updated: May-06-15 3:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis police officer has been put on paid leave while the department investigates whether he threatened to break a suspect's legs.
- 'Buffer bully'? Dayton embraces title in clean water push Updated: May-06-15 2:43 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton has been labeled "the buffer bully" and run into severe resistance with a plan requiring farmers to leave more space between cropland and sensitive waterways.
- Authorities: U of Minnesota student raped in dorm room Updated: May-06-15 1:52 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities say a University of Minnesota student was raped in her dorm room by two young men, one of whom was armed with a knife.
- Kane, Crawford carry Blackhawks past Wild 1-0 for 3-0 lead Updated: May-06-15 12:48 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Patrick Kane has been playing like he never left. Corey Crawford has resolutely rebounded from being benched.
- Twins' red-hot bats cooled off by A's starter Chavez Updated: May-06-15 12:11 am
- Chavez shines in Oakland's 2-1 victory over Twins Updated: May-06-15 12:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Even after shutting down the red-hot Minnesota Twins offense for 7 1-3 innings, Jesse Chavez left the mound wanting more.
- Warrant issued for former Gophers basketball player McNeil Updated: May-05-15 8:53 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - An arrest warrant has been issued for former Minnesota basketball player Daquein McNeil after he failed to appear in court on assault charges.
- Minnesota adds Philadelphia prep wing to recruiting class Updated: May-05-15 8:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class.
- Minnesota Zoo welcomes 3 baby snow monkeys Updated: May-05-15 8:32 pm
APPLE VALLEY, Minnesota - Three baby snow monkeys will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo just in time for Mother's Day.
- 6 Twin Cities teachers involved in serious car accident Updated: May-05-15 8:20 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota - A Twin Cities high school had to scramble to find replacements after a carload of teachers was involved in a serious accident on the way to a conference in Duluth last week.
- Vikings agree to deals with 10 undrafted rookies Updated: May-05-15 7:39 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota - The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with contracts with 10 undrafted rookies, including Virginia safety Anthony Harris.
- Power outage forces restoration of ice for Blackhawks-Wild Updated: May-05-15 7:39 pm
- Clubhouse chemistry in digital age: Winning still cures all Updated: May-05-15 7:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Relaxing with a cup of coffee in the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse one day last year at spring training, Eddie Guardado looked around.
- Jennie-O lays off 233 workers in Faribault due to bird flu Updated: May-05-15 5:55 pm
FARIBAULT, Minnesota - Jennie-O Turkey Store said Tuesday it will lay off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut its turkey supply.
- DFL lawmaker apologizes for bird flu jest Updated: May-05-15 5:52 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota legislator has apologized for comments about bird flu that drew swift criticism from his House colleagues.
- At medical marijuana warehouse, plants rise as launch nears Updated: May-05-15 5:46 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Kim Kelsey walked row-by-row through a maze of hundreds of growing marijuana plants, dumbstruck, ecstatic and near tears at the 2-foot-tall plants and what she hopes they will do for her son.
- Reward increased for info in death of Carver Co. man, 90 Updated: May-05-15 5:29 pm
CHASKA, Minnesota - Authorities have increased the reward for information about an attack last month that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead.
- Turkey farmer hit by bird flu sees emotional, financial toll Updated: May-05-15 5:08 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Lifelong turkey farmer Greg Langmo knew as soon as the young flock that usually clustered around him like curious little puppies turned lethargic and stopped eating that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has shaken the poultry industry.
- Senate confirms much of Dayton's cabinet Updated: May-05-15 4:48 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton's cabinet is officially on the job.
- Minnesota-based Magnetation files for bankruptcy protection Updated: May-05-15 2:35 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Minnesota - Minnesota-based mining company Magnetation has filed for bankruptcy protection as the iron ore industry struggles with a global slowdown.
- Boat diplomacy: Capitol's top 3 headed on joint fishing trip Updated: May-05-15 2:16 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's center of political power is moving north for the weekend.
- Legislature preparing to vote on state lottery restrictions Updated: May-05-15 1:50 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers are preparing to vote on a bill suspending Internet-based state lottery tickets.
- Minnesota Orchestra returns to Cuba, first visit since 1930 Updated: May-05-15 1:10 pm
HAVANA - The Minnesota Orchestra is preparing to make its first visit to Cuba in 85 years.
- Supporters weigh in as Duluth considers options for zoo Updated: May-05-15 10:56 am
DULUTH, Minnesota - Supporters of a Duluth zoo are weighing in as city officials discuss the possibility of doing away with the costly attraction or giving it a much-needed makeover.
- Couple drops case against harassing neighbor Updated: May-05-15 8:16 am
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minnesota - A White Bear Lake couple harassed by a neighbor for years has decided to end a legal case against her.