Minnesota News
  • Hebda

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The interim leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been officially appointed to the position, the Vatican announced today (Thursday). Archbishop Bernard Hebda, 56, has been overseeing …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 9,000 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state has gained 42,137 new jobs in the past year, …

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    24 Mar 16
  • crime scene

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota woman has been extradited from Kentucky to face charges she fatally bludgeoned her father with an axe-like tool. Thirty-eight-year-old Lisa May Kearney was booked into the Stearns …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’d veto a bill this year to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. The Democratic governor laid out his opposition Wednesday to using the Appleton …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Glenn Gruenhagen

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans are moving to restrict transgender residents’ use of bathrooms and locker rooms. GOP lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday that would force transgender people to use bathrooms that match …

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    24 Mar 16
  • ISIS

    A 23-year-old man from Glencoe, Minnesota, faces federal charges of lying to FBI agents about contacting terrorists in Syria last summer, according to court documents filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. KSTP reports …

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    23 Mar 16
  • BrusselsAirport

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Rep. Ryan Winkler, who now lives in Brussels, says the deadly attack in Belgium’s capital destroyed parts of the city he and his family had visited hours earlier. Winkler says …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans have started their push to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. GOP lawmakers have targeted the facility in Appleton to ease overcrowding in Minnesota prisons. The facility …

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    23 Mar 16