Minnesota News
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    The father of a teen who killed his sister and then himself near Mannanah last year is now facing criminal charges. The West Central Tribune reports 52-year-old John Cunningham has been charged with felony child …

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    28 Feb 17
  • Gov Dayton and Lt Gov Smith

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Dayton administration is proposing an update to Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Standard that would require the state to get 50 percent of its energy from renewable sources such as wind …

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    28 Feb 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature has voted to repeal the state’s long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales. The state Senate passed a bill undoing the Prohibition-era ban on a 38-28 vote Monday. It …

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    27 Feb 17
  • liquor

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are on the brink of legalizing Sunday liquor sales. Minnesota’s Senate is expected to take a final vote Monday on a bill to allow liquor stores to open …

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    27 Feb 17
  • Senator Scott Newman

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Republicans in the Minnesota Senate promise road and bridge funding will be a priority in their forthcoming state budget plan — but agreement with Governor Mark Dayton could be tough …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Fatal Crash

    A Monticello School District employee was killed Wednesday morning in Big Lake Township when the vehicle he was driving was struck by an SUV. KSTP reports that a school district official confirmed the victim, Matthew …

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    23 Feb 17
  • TomEmmer

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer’s town hall went on as planned after the congressman said he would shut down the event if protests or unruly attendees disrupted the conversation. Attendees pressed Emmer …

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    23 Feb 17
  • High Speed Chase

    WILLMAR — A Blomkest teenager was charged Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court in connection with a seven-mile, high-speed chase in Willmar from police officers Tuesday. The West Central Tribune reports 17-year-old Ryan Patrick Stinnett …

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    23 Feb 17