Minnesota
  • Target

    An investigation by Bloomberg Businessweek has found that Minneapolis-based Target ignored several warnings that could have stopped the massive data breach that impacted holiday shoppers. MNN says a report shows that malware was detected as …

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    14 Mar 14
  • unemployment rate

    Minnesota employers added 600 jobs in January, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency also released revised figures that show the state gained 12,661 more …

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    13 Mar 14
  • SibleyEastFire

    The cleanup continues at Sibley East High School in Arlington after a fire broke out in the school’s Industrial Arts area on February 25th. Students were evacuated to a church across the street after materials …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Firefighter

    Six people suffered smoke inhalation and are now homeless after a house fire in Hector. Fire Chief Patrick Callahan says just before 9 Tuesday night they responded to a report of a house fire at …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Kandiyohi County

    Gov. Mark Dayton announced that he signed legislation Wednesday that allows Kandiyohi County to appoint, rather than elect, the county auditor/treasurer and recorder. The West Central Tribune reports it’s now up to the Kandiyohi County …

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    13 Mar 14
  • hotdish winner

    U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann says she hoped the judges would take pity on her. It’s her last year in Congress, after all. But in the end, the Minnesota Congresswoman’s best effort — a hotdish called …

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    13 Mar 14
  • avalanche

    Park County authorities in Montana say an 18-year-old man from Lake Lillian, MN, has died after he was buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling. He’s identified as 18-year-old Zach Junkermeier. The Park County Sheriff’s Office …

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    12 Mar 14
  • atv use

    The Renville County Board of Commissioners is postponing a decision on opening all county roads to off-highway vehicles for recreational use. The West Central Tribune reports the motion to delay action for two weeks came …

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    12 Mar 14