Minnesota News
  • Fatal Crash

    One person died and four others were injured following a two-vehicle crash in Prior Lake Sunday afternoon. The victim is identified as 76-year-old Robert Wolff of Shakopee. According to the State Patrol, Wolff was driving …

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    10 Apr 17
  • police

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) – Starting today (Monday), Minnesota’s law enforcement agencies will begin a two week crackdown on distracted driving. More officers will spend more time enforcing the state’s ban on texting and …

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    10 Apr 17
  • Sen Franken

    Today (Friday), U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) released the following statement after the U.S. strike on a Syrian military airbase:  “President Bashar al-Assad’s horrific use of chemical weapons on his own people is a grave …

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    07 Apr 17
  • rural rush hour

    County officials are reminding motorists to use extra caution on county highways now that farmers are in the fields and using the roadways to transport trucks and equipment from storage facilities to the fields.  Wright …

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    07 Apr 17
  • buffer strip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota landowners have some new options for complying with the state’s buffer strips law. The 2015 law requires buffer strips of perennial vegetation between farm fields and waterways to filter …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has declined to move the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with fatally shooting a black motorist last summer. Attorneys for St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez …

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    07 Apr 17
  • golf course

    FAIRFAX, Minn. (AP) — A yearlong effort to save the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park from closure has shifted to the Legislature, where at least one lawmaker has concerns. Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    05 Apr 17
  • partially plowed field

    Cool, wet field conditions limited field activities to only 1.2 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Field activities for the week included spreading manure, applying …

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    04 Apr 17