Minnesota News
  • Mitteness

    (Learfield News Service) A woman from Minnesota is accused of allowing a man from Iowa to sexually abuse her nine-year-old daughter in early June in Iowa. Polk County Iowa Sheriff’s Sergeant Brandon Bracelin says the …

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    13 Jul 16
  • buffer strip

    (Learfield News Service) The D-N-R Tuesday released its map of public waters and public ditches that will need to have buffer zones around them to reduce runoff into rivers and lakes. Commissioner Tom Landwehr says …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Severe Weather

    LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Tornadoes have struck towns in central Minnesota, damaging homes and knocking out power. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says a tornado struck the northwest side of Litchfield late Monday afternoon. Cruze …

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    12 Jul 16
  • methamphetamine

    MONTEVIDEO—A man identified to law enforcement as “the main source of methamphetamine” in western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota has been jailed, charged with first-degree felonies in Chippewa County District Court for drug sale and …

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    08 Jul 16
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black Minnesota man during a traffic stop. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension names them as …

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    08 Jul 16
  • New MN Plate

    Following a week of online voting, during which more than 30,000 votes were cast, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Wednesday announced the winner of the contest to design a Minnesota state parks and trails license plate.The …

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    07 Jul 16
  • Emergency

    A young male victim was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital Wednesday after he was injured in a lawnmower incident. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call at about 6 p.m. about …

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    07 Jul 16
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Family members of the man fatally shot by a suburban Twin Cities police officer say he was a 32-year-old cafeteria supervisor at a Montessori school. Clarence Castile told the Star …

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    07 Jul 16