Minnesota News
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (Learfield News Wire/St. Paul, MN) There’s another hearing at the State Capitol this afternoon (Monday) on a controversial bill that would override Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s new paid sick leave ordinances.  Also on lawmakers’ plate …

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    06 Feb 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    A Meeker County Patrol Sergeant has been charged with stalking. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Patrol Sergeant Joel Engler has been charged with 2 counts of gross misdemeanor-level stalking. Authorities say on September 13, …

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    03 Feb 17
  • Eagle Cam 2017

    The first eggs of the year for a perennially nesting pair of eagles can be seen on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources EagleCam. (Click here for “Eagle Cam”) This is the fifth year that …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Bacon

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pork industry experts say U.S. consumers shouldn’t worry about a bacon shortage. The reassurance comes amid news that demand for bacon depleted frozen pork belly supplies in the U.S. to …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Willmar Poultry Testing Lab

    (Willmar MN-) Minnesota poultry industry officials are nervously watching developments overseas as cases of avian influenza are showing up in Europe, Asia and Africa. In 2015 an outbreak of H5N2 devastated turkey and chicken flocks …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Hormel

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hormel Foods Corp. says it has stopped accepting hogs from a pork supplier in Oklahoma after an animal rights group released video from a farm the supplier owns there. The company …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Emergency

    A New Ulm man died Sunday afternoon as the result of a farm accident in rural Courtland. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Kyle Ross Segelstrom was helping a friend work on an …

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    30 Jan 17
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s state-run health insurance exchange has announced a one-week special enrollment period. It’s designed to give Minnesotans extra time to take advantage of a new law providing relief from rising …

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    30 Jan 17