Minnesota
  • taser

    The former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy alleged to have stunned another officer with an electroshock weapon was sentenced Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. The West Central Tribune reports 31-year-old Taylor Alan Fenrich …

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    04 Jun 15
  • health care costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eight Minnesota health plans have proposed big premium increases for 2016, ranging from 11 to 74 percent. The rate increases are only proposals for now and must be approved by …

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    04 Jun 15
  • corn

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota farm management analyst says the spread of bird flu could affect corn prices. Kent Thiesse, vice president of MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal, told KTOE-AM the ripple effect of …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Makeshift House and Senate chambers have been arranged for an impending special session. Now all state leaders need are final budget bills for lawmakers to vote on. House Speaker Kurt …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Carver Co Sheriff Jim Olson

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota Department of Revenue is warning citizens about a scammer knocking on doors posing as an agent from the Department of Revenue. The scammer demands that the victim make …

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    02 Jun 15
  • stray voltage

    BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — A jury has awarded nearly $2.5 million to Waverly dairy farmers who say stray voltage from their power company’s faulty equipment cut deeply into their production. After a long legal fight …

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    02 Jun 15
  • MSHSL Dance Team

    (MNN/Brooklyn Center, MN) — A group of Minnesota high school head dance coaches will be suspended for one-year after protesting a state title won by the Faribault Emeralds. The suspension was handed down by the …

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    02 Jun 15
  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patients hoping to access medical marijuana may struggle to register for the medicine as doctors and hospitals shy away from the new program. Registration opens Monday and patients are expected …

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    01 Jun 15