Minnesota
  • school

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Education says nearly two-thirds of the state’s schools are making significant progress in closing achievement gaps in reading and math. By 2017, the state wants to reduce …

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    02 Sep 15
  • Target

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Retailer Target Corp. has laid off about 235 employees in its technology operations in the Twin Cities. In addition to the layoffs Tuesday, Target said it will close about 35 open positions. …

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    02 Sep 15
  • crop report

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops are developing ahead of last year’s pace. According to the USDA’s weekly crop report Monday, 65 percent of Minnesota’s corn acreage was in or beyond …

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    01 Sep 15
  • Delano MN

    To prepare for another disaster, the city of Delano is among those considering everything from raising roads to building better levees. KSTP reports the city is building a flood wall to hold back the Crow …

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    01 Sep 15
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials in Minnesota say this season’s flu vaccine will be stronger than last year. Vaccine shipments are beginning to arrive at some of the state’s health clinics. Joe Kurland, …

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    01 Sep 15
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    A Prior Lake woman appeared in McLeod County District court this morning (Monday) on charges related to the death of a Glencoe woman. 25-year-old Emily Louise Givens is charged with one count of criminal vehicular …

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    31 Aug 15
  • Fatal Crash

    An Alexandria man, formerly of Hutchinson, died in a rollover crash on Highway 29 south of Alexandria early Friday morning. The State Patrol says 28-year-old Rhett Peters died at the scene. According to the State …

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    31 Aug 15
  • Starry Stonewort

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says an invasive pest has been confirmed in Minnesota lakes for the first time. The agency said Friday that starry stonewort has been confirmed …

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    31 Aug 15