Minnesota News
  • Christopher Besser

    A 22-year-old St. Michael man who admitted to killing his father and brother has been sentenced to 61 years in prison. In December, Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to the second-degree intentional murders of 49-year-old Todd Besser and …

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    05 Feb 16
  • buffer strip

    (Olivia) Renville County farmers took aim at Minnesota’s new buffer law in a listening session hosted by Republican legislators Thursday in Olivia, although the West Central Tribune reports lawmakers also heard from those who felt …

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    05 Feb 16
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    Two people are planning to challenge U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson for the 7th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The West Central Tribune reports Kevin Winge of Montevideo, an Independence Party candidate, and …

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    04 Feb 16
  • Tank with Snow

    Significant snowfall hit southern Minnesota Tuesday afternoon through early Wednesday morning. Here are snowfall totals so far. according to the National Weather Service: Lakeville 10.5 Madelia 10.0 Rosemount 9.0 Twin Cities 8.8 New Ulm 8.5 …

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    03 Feb 16
  • texting while driving

    A 21-year-old woman from Buffalo has been acquitted of criminal vehicular homicide and other felonies, after prosecutors alleged she was texting when the car she was driving crashed into two motorcycles near Barnesville in 2014. …

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    03 Feb 16
  • Iowa Caucuses

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s really close between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the Iowa Democratic caucuses. Sanders describes it as a “virtual tie.” But the Clinton campaign team is casting her performance …

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    02 Feb 16
  • winter driving

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a relatively mild weekend in Minnesota, weather conditions are about to get interesting. Forecasters say Rochester, Albert Lea and other cities in that region will likely get hit with up to …

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    02 Feb 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has been released from the hospital after fainting at a weekend event. Dayton was taken to the hospital Sunday evening. Staffers say he felt mounting pressure …

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    02 Feb 16