Minnesota
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to offer paid parental leave to all 35,000 state employees. The Democratic governor announced his proposal Tuesday to provide six weeks of paid leave to new …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Sanders and Trump

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The next on the presidential primary list: South Carolina and Nevada. And the Clinton campaign is promising that Hillary Clinton will do much better in more racially diverse states. She lost …

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    10 Feb 16
  • black legged tick

    (MNN/Rochester, MN) — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the discovery of the Borrelia mayonii Monday. Previously, …

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    09 Feb 16
  • influenza

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A year after Minnesota and much of the nation was hit hard by influenza, the virus is having less of an impact on residents throughout the state. However, infectious disease experts …

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    09 Feb 16
  • blizzard

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blizzard warnings are out for much of western and southern Minnesota where gusty winds are expected to make travel treacherous. The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for west-central Minnesota into …

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    08 Feb 16
  • Christopher Besser

    A 22-year-old St. Michael man who admitted to killing his father and brother has been sentenced to 61 years in prison. In December, Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to the second-degree intentional murders of 49-year-old Todd Besser and …

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    05 Feb 16
  • buffer strip

    (Olivia) Renville County farmers took aim at Minnesota’s new buffer law in a listening session hosted by Republican legislators Thursday in Olivia, although the West Central Tribune reports lawmakers also heard from those who felt …

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    05 Feb 16
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    Two people are planning to challenge U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson for the 7th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The West Central Tribune reports Kevin Winge of Montevideo, an Independence Party candidate, and …

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    04 Feb 16