Minnesota News
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate held steady at a seasonally adjusted 3.7 percent for the fifth consecutive month in March, according to figures released today (Thursady) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic …

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    14 Apr 16
  • police line do not cross

    (Learfield/Shakopee) Officials are still looking for answers in the beating deaths of a retired Shakopee couple engaged to be married. Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate says “This was a very violent way to die and …

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    14 Apr 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans and Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature are on a collision course as they work out how to spend a $900 million budget surplus. Senate Democrats laid out their roadmap …

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    14 Apr 16
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week

    This is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Official say it’s designed to remind Minnesotans about the threats of severe weather that can occur during the summer months. Tornado drills are scheduled Thursday throughout Minnesota. At 1:55 …

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    13 Apr 16
  • police line do not cross

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected in the beating death of his father and his father’s finacee in Shakopee killed himself during a standoff with police in Waseca. Police say officers found …

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    13 Apr 16
  • Rep Dean Urdahl

    (Learfield/St. Paul) Dayton administration officials oppose a move at the legislature to require public school students pass a basic civics test before they can graduate.   The bill’s sponsor, Grove City Representative Dean Urdahl says he’s afraid …

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    13 Apr 16
  • police line do not cross

    (Learfield/Shakopee, MN)  —  Officials are investigating after finding two people dead at a Shakopee residence overnight. During a welfare check at around midnight, officers found a 68-year–old man and a 67-year-old woman who had suffered …

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    12 Apr 16
  • Starry Stonewort

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s first confirmed infestation of starry stonewort has generated a coordinated response to stopping the grass-like algae in Lake Koronis. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed the presence of the …

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    12 Apr 16