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Search resumes in Blaine for homicide suspect

September 2, 2014

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement officers resumed their search Tuesday in Blaine for a man accused of killing his ex-boyfriend last month. more »»

 
 
 
Twin Cities authorities identify struck pedestrian

September 2, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified the 42-year-old woman who died after being struck by a light rail train near the border of Minneapolis and St. Paul over the weekend. more »»

Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record

September 2, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The 2014 Minnesota State Fair has set an all-time attendance record. more »»

MNsure trying to fix 'life event' changes backlog

September 2, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's new health insurance exchange is struggling with a backlog caused by changes to coverage through the online marketplace. more »»

Midwest economy: August state-by-state glance

September 2, 2014

The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions. more »»

New Sioux Falls center attracts tourism dollars

September 2, 2014

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The $117 million Denny Sanford Premier Center is bringing top-notch entertainers to Sioux Falls — and it's also attracting tourism dollars. more »»

Suburbs relax rules on keeping bees

September 2, 2014

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A growing number of Twin Cities suburbs have relaxed their rules for keeping bee. more »»

New Sioux Falls center drawing tourism dollars

September 2, 2014

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The $117 million Denny Sanford Premier Center is bringing not only top-notch entertainers to Sioux Falls, it's also bringing tourism dollars. more »»

Football players cited for underage drinking

September 2, 2014

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — About two dozen University of Minnesota Duluth football players have been cited for underage drinking at a weekend party. more »»

Report: Midwest economic index inched up in August

September 2, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead. more »»

Throwing game from Sweden comes to Michigan

September 2, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange provided by the Petoskey News-Review. more »»

Throwing game started in Sweden comes to Michigan

September 2, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange provided by the Petoskey News-Review. more »»

Minnesota offers free all-day kindergarten

September 2, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state of Minnesota is providing free all-day kindergarten for the first time this school year.

The Star Tribune reports (http://strib. more »»

Minnesota State Fair on pace for attendance record

September 2, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair has finished with an all-time attendance record within reach. more »»

Ex-Independence Party leaders endorse McFadden

September 1, 2014

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Two former leaders in Minnesota's Independence Party have endorsed Republican candidate Mike McFadden in his bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken. more »»

Minnesota student remains in coma after long fall

September 1, 2014

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Minnesota State University student remains in a coma in Milwaukee, weeks after he fell from a parking ramp after a night of drinking. more »»

Paralyzed athletes overcome obstacles in St. Paul

September 1, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Several paralyzed athletes have been given the opportunity to leave their wheelchairs behind and take to the air at Twin Cities Trapeze Center. more »»

Suspect in fatal shooting may have robbed bank

September 1, 2014

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting his ex-lover last month may have robbed a bank in Blaine over the weekend. more »»

1 of world's oldest snow monkey to turn 31 at zoo

September 1, 2014

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Zoo is preparing a birthday party for Nikko, a 31-year-old snow monkey that's believed to be the oldest in North Americ. more »»

5 things to know about Minnesota midterm election

September 1, 2014

EDITOR'S NOTE _ Labor Day kicks off a two-month sprint toward Election Day. This story is part of a package that sets the stage for the November elections. more »»

 
 

Youth Hunting Rendezvous September 6, 2014

Windom Wetland Management District will be hosting a Youth Hunting Rendezvous from 10 a.m.-2: p.m. on Saturday. more »

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August 29, 2014 Well that was oddly fun — doing that ice bucket challenge this week. By now everyone in the world has taken the challenge, including toddlers and babies, which is not necessary. more »

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