Minnesota News
  • Hunter Boutain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake has died. In a statement issued through the University of Minnesota Medical Center, the family of Hunter …

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    10 Jul 15
  • haze

    UNDATED (AP) — Hazy conditions across the West are in part due to large wildfires raging across Canada, blazes fueled by the same hot, dry conditions that have sparked fires in the United States. The …

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    10 Jul 15
  • Commerce Commissioner Penny Pritzker

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says 12 communities across the U.S. will receive special attention and access for federal funding to help attract manufacturing companies and create jobs. Pritzker made …

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    09 Jul 15
  • usda logo

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top veterinary official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture says more money, surveillance and farm security is needed to fight off a possible return of bird flu this fall. …

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    08 Jul 15
  • court

    CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnetonka man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of an Eden Prairie woman who was thrown from a boat on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. …

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    08 Jul 15
  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    The RS Fiber Cooperative fiber optic broadband initiative will officially break ground on the project this Wednesday, July 8, in Sibley County. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Wednesday morning at 9:00 am along Sibley …

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    07 Jul 15
  • soybean blooming

    One-third of Minnesota’s soybean acreage was in or beyond the blooming stage as of Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork during the week but skies were …

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    07 Jul 15
  • MPCA

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is expanding its air pollution warning due to smoke from wildfires in Canada. The agency on Monday expanded the alert previously issued for the northern …

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    07 Jul 15