Minnesota News
  • Pantone Color Honors Prince

    NEW YORK (AP) — A shade of purple named for the late superstar Prince was announced Monday by the icon’s estate. The “Purple Rain” hue created by the Pantone Color Institute was dubbed “Love Symbol …

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    15 Aug 17
  • Court Ruling

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the leader of a group distributing heroin in southern Minnesota that resulted in two fatal overdoses has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. The U.S. Attorney’s office says …

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    14 Aug 17
  • Grades

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials have drafted a plan that would change how the state evaluates school performance. Minnesota Public Radio reports the plan calls for evaluating schools on state test scores, how …

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    14 Aug 17
  • MN River Access

    The Department of Natural Resources has closed the Thompson Ferry Public Water Access on the Minnesota River in Jordan. Recent river bank slumping caused extensive damage to the boat ramp, creating unsafe conditions. Boaters needing …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Restored Rotunda Ceiling

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) The State Capitol Grand re-Opening celebration kicks off today (Friday). After nearly four years of construction, the restored Capitol building–with a $310 million price tag–is ready for its close-up. Activities …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Fire

    MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — A cattle barn fire has killed about two dozen calves in central Minnesota. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and Elrosa firefighters were called to a barn fire at the …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ordered that the mother of Philando Castile, a motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last summer, receive what remains of a $3 million settlement after attorneys are …

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    11 Aug 17
  • Minnehaha Academy Explosion

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A memorial service is scheduled this weekend for the second victim of a natural gas explosion that caused part of a Minneapolis school to collapse. Minnehaha Academy says on its Facebook page …

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    10 Aug 17