Minnesota News
  • USDA Crop Report

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota farmers are taking advantage of good weather to catch up on their spring planting. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that 3.9 days were suitable for fieldwork across Minnesota last …

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    09 May 17
  • Americas Most Challenging High Schools

    Hutchinson Senior High School was recently named to the Washington Post’s annual America’s Most Challenging High Schools list. This is the 2nd consecutive year the school has been named to this list. There are only …

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    09 May 17
  • Education Minnesota

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A language arts instructor at Mound Westonka High School in Mound has been named the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Corey Bulman was presented with the award Sunday. He is …

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    08 May 17
  • Emergency

    (Learfield News Service/Sibley County, MN) On Saturday evening just after 7:00, a motorcycle driven by 51-year-old James Alvin Vannoordt of Granite Falls, was westbound on Highway 19 when it ran right, slid into a metal …

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    08 May 17
  • South Central Grain and Energy

    Sleepy Eye, MN (5/5/17) – The boards of directors of River Region Cooperative (RRC), Sleepy Eye, MN and South Central Grain and Energy (SCGE), Fairfax, MN unanimously approved to bring the point of merger of …

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    05 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

     ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker wants to bump up Minnesota’s smoking age to 21 in an effort to lower the number teenage smokers. The Star Tribune reports that a bill introduced Thursday …

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    05 May 17
  • plea deal

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who killed a fleeing intruder won’t go to prison and could stay out of jail under a plea deal. Sixty-five-year-old David Pettersen, who lives near the town …

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    05 May 17
  • Paris Climate Agreement

    (Learfield News Service) Governor Mark Dayton has joined his counterparts in 11 other states, including California and New York, in urging President Trump to keep the U-S in the Paris Climate Agreement. The governors write …

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    04 May 17