Minnesota
  • James Oberstar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, has died. He was 79. A statement released by his family says Oberstar died this morning (Saturday) in his sleep. …

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    03 May 14
  • Fatal Crash

    (Chanhassen, MN/Minnesota News Network) — A Dassel man is dead after a head-on crash Thursday afternoon in Chanhassen. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says a van driven by 53-year-old James O’Brien of Chaska hit a …

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    03 May 14
  • drought1

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The heavy rain and even snow that has covered much of Minnesota for the past several days hasn’t quite made the drought go away. The updated U.S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday shows that …

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    02 May 14
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) is reporting net sales of $60.7 million for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended March 30, 2014, on suspension assembly shipments of 101.7 million, down 12% from 115.7 million in …

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    02 May 14
  • Waseca Police

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca say they prevented an unimaginable tragedy by foiling a teenager’s plot to bomb its junior and senior high school. Police arrested a 17-year-old …

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    02 May 14
  • Franken

    WINTHROP – U.S. Sen. Al Franken will be in Winthrop to discuss the propane shortage today (Friday). The New Ulm Journal reports Franken will be at the United Farmers Co-op in Winthrop at 9:30am. He’ll …

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    02 May 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in has been convicted of premeditated murder. Byron Smith had claimed he was simply defending himself during the break-in …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Miller Mfg

    GLENCOE – Farm, ranch and pet supplier Miller Manufacturing will add 20 jobs as part of a $3 million expansion of its distribution center in Glencoe.Eagan-based Miller said it expects to create jobs paying an …

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    30 Apr 14