Minnesota
  • Planting

    Warm and dry weather across much of Minnesota created near optimal conditions for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork. Planting proceeded …

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    11 May 16
  • Prince

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul) Lawyers dealing with Prince’s estate are asking the state legislature to pass a law clearly establishing in Minnesota what’s termed the “Right of Publicity.” Attorney Joel Leviton says the Right of …

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    10 May 16
  • Emergency

    A 49-year-old Otsego woman was killed Sunday when she jumped out of a moving pickup in Rogers. Authorities say the incident happened about 4:30 p.m. on Brockton Avenue near 147th Street. The woman and her …

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    10 May 16
  • hotdish

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, May 11, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will host his sixth annual bipartisan competition to determine which member of the Minnesota Congressional Delegation makes the best hotdish casserole. Originally scheduled for March …

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    10 May 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s deal-making time at the Minnesota Legislature. Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton met Monday start negotiations over how to handle the state’s $900 million budget surplus. They’ll need to …

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    10 May 16
  • Paisley Park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince left behind no known will when he died April 21, and the work of settling his multimillion-dollar estate is being carried out behind closed doors by tight-lipped lawyers. But estate attorneys …

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    09 May 16
  • court

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Two men will each serve 37 years in prison for fatally beating a 90-year-old man in his Carver County farm home last year. Sentencing was held Friday for 36-year-old Reinol Godines …

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    09 May 16
  • Kimball MN

    KIMBALL, Minn. (AP) — A fatal explosion at a central Minnesota post office remains a mystery 40 years later. A bomb rocked the Kimball Post Office early on the morning of May 13, 1976. Assistant …

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    09 May 16