Minnesota
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (MNN/St. Paul) A bill banning cell phone cases that look like guns is ready for a vote in the Minnesota House after clearing its final committee Wednesday. Sponsor, Inver Grove Heights Democrat Joe Atkins, says …

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    07 Apr 16
  • MnDot

    The Highway 19 bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad east of Henderson will be replaced this year and MnDot says area motorists will need to prepare for a detour. In the next few weeks, MnDOT …

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    06 Apr 16
  • early planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have sown some oats and spring wheat, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says cool temperatures and precipitation have limited any planting in earnest so far. In its …

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    06 Apr 16
  • ATV Crash

    The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will be donated, according to the Hennepin County Medical Center. Needham had previously …

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    05 Apr 16
  • NLRB

    Menard Inc. is violating federal labor law in the way it treats its employees, the staff of the National Labor Relations Board has found. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that according to the regional office …

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    04 Apr 16
  • ATV Crash

    SPICER, Minn. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy was critically hurt when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating crashed in west-central Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office was called to the crash near George Lake just …

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    04 Apr 16
  • influenza

    (MNN/St. Paul)  Flu activity around the state went from widespread to regional over the past week. It appears Minnesota has seen the peak of the flu season. Kris Ehresmann is with the state Department of …

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    01 Apr 16
  • farm income down

    (MNN)  2015 wasn’t a good year for Minnesota farmers. U-of-M Extension economist Dale Nordquist says overall, the median net farm income in Minnesota was about 27-thousand dollars, down 37 percent from 2014. He says crop …

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    01 Apr 16