Minnesota News
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’d veto a bill this year to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. The Democratic governor laid out his opposition Wednesday to using the Appleton …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Glenn Gruenhagen

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans are moving to restrict transgender residents’ use of bathrooms and locker rooms. GOP lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday that would force transgender people to use bathrooms that match …

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    24 Mar 16
  • ISIS

    A 23-year-old man from Glencoe, Minnesota, faces federal charges of lying to FBI agents about contacting terrorists in Syria last summer, according to court documents filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. KSTP reports …

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    23 Mar 16
  • BrusselsAirport

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Rep. Ryan Winkler, who now lives in Brussels, says the deadly attack in Belgium’s capital destroyed parts of the city he and his family had visited hours earlier. Winkler says …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans have started their push to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. GOP lawmakers have targeted the facility in Appleton to ease overcrowding in Minnesota prisons. The facility …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Cuba

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer say Minnesota stands to benefit from lifting a trade embargo with Cuba. Klobuchar, a Democrat, and the Republican Emmer are two …

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    22 Mar 16
  • Patrol Officer Michael Hogan

    Last week, State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson presented a bill (SF 2315) in memory of fallen Patrol Officer Michael Hogan of the Hutchinson Police Department in the Senate Transportation Committee. Newman says retired Lieutenants …

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    21 Mar 16
  • e coli

    Five people in Minnesota were sickened with E. coli in an outbreak associated with Pizza Ranch restaurants earlier this year. Those infected were between the ages of 11 and 68 and had eaten at Pizza …

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    21 Mar 16