Minnesota News
  • lightning

    Sunday morning storms are being blamed for damaging houses in Wright County. Two families in Otsego are without homes after an early morning fire. KSTP reports neighbors say lightning hit a house on 76th Way …

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    25 Apr 16
  • nws

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service confirms a tornado has touched down in southern Minnesota. Meteorologist Shawn Devinny says multiple trained spotters confirmed the tornado in Faribault County on Sunday night. Devinny says a …

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    25 Apr 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (Learfield/St. Paul) Today (Mon) marks four weeks to the end of the 2016 legislative session and Governor Mark Dayton says he vacillates “between being cautiously optimistic and hopelessly pessimistic.”  Dayton and Republicans differ significantly on …

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    25 Apr 16
  • Paisley Park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An autopsy is scheduled for Prince after he was found dead at his studio compound in Chanhassen. The Midwest Medical Examiners Office in Ramsey, Minnesota, tweeted that it will perform the autopsy …

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    22 Apr 16
  • Prince

    Prince has died at age 57, his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure told the AP. Born Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the singer, songwriter, multiple instrumentalist, producer and actor was recognized as …

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    21 Apr 16
  • U.S. Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expressing doubts about laws in at least a dozen states that make it a crime for people suspected of drunken driving to refuse to take alcohol tests. The …

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    21 Apr 16
  • court

    (Fargo ND/AP) A Minnesota man who robbed a bank in North Dakota has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison. Authorities say Jeremy Fahleen, of Litchfield, Minnesota, entered a Gate City Bank …

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    19 Apr 16
  • early planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warm and dry conditions in the past week have allowed Minnesota farmers to begin planting in earnest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday in its weekly crop progress report …

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    19 Apr 16