Breaking News State & Local
  • Grove City Drama

    A civil lawsuit that questioned the legality of Grove City municipal employees joining a labor union has pitted residents, elected officials and staff against each other — costing the small Meeker County community dearly. After …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Jan 12
  • Induced Coma

    A Fairfax man is in a medically-induced coma after being involved in trucking accident in Wyoming last weekend. Authorities say Mike Johnson was driving a semi on US Highway 220 west of Casper, Wyoming early …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Jan 12
  • emergency lights

    The name of a woman seriously injured in a crash Wednesday morning has been released. 48-year-old Nancy Vanscoik of Sauk Rapids was injured when her vehicle went off the road and struck a tree in …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Jan 12
  • 4 H

    Wright County is announcing a new Annandale/Maple Lake/Buffalo-area 4-H Club – the “55 Flyers.” Officials with the club are inviting new members to join them on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Maple …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Jan 12
  • Judge Minge1

    Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge David Minge is retiring. Governor Mark Dayton’s office made the announcement Wednesday of an upcoming vacancy for the court’s Second Congressional District seat. The announcement says Minge is retiring on …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Jan 12
  • AmericanCrystalSugarLogo

    Union leaders for locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers say they have asked a federal mediator to lead another round of negotiations with the company. About 1,300 workers at Crystal plants in North Dakota, Minnesota …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Jan 12
  • emergency lights

    A woman was seriously injured Wednesday morning when her vehicle went off the road and struck a tree near Little Rock Lake. Deputies were called at 7:50 a.m. to the crash in Mayhew Lake Township. …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Jan 12
  • usda logo

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to close seven offices in Minnesota, including a food safety office in Minneapolis, which serves five states. The decision is part of a nationwide plan to shut down 259 …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Jan 12