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Hundreds in Winona attempt to break bow tie record

July 27, 2014

WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in Winona this weekend to honor the legacy of former Mayor John Latsch, and to try to break a world record. more »»

AAR says air carrier deal means up to 175 jobs

July 27, 2014

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — AAR Corp. says its Lake Charles aircraft maintenance shop has signed with a major carrier and will begin employing up to 175 mechanics within the next two months. more »»

Minnesota son hopes salmonella trial sends message

July 27, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for... more »»

Minnesota company seeks to tame goose population

July 27, 2014

COTAGE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — A man who helped bring Canada geese back from the brink of extinction is now trying to tame their population. more »»

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

July 27, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in... more »»

Authorities investigate baby death in Butterfield

July 27, 2014

BUTTERFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Watonwan County authorities say they're investigating the death of a newborn and that a 14-year-old girl has been hospitalized. more »»

Solar car race to end at University of Minnesota

July 27, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A cross-country solar car race is set to finish at the University of Minnesota on Monday. more »»

Dozens of oil trains pass through Minnesota weekly

July 26, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Railroad documents released by the state Department of Public Safety show about 50 trains carrying crude oil from North Dakota are passing through Minnesota each wee. more »»

Defendant in Mankato synthetic drug deaths on lam

July 26, 2014

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Mankato man facing murder charges in the deaths of two people who ingested synthetic drugs has skipped his latest court hearing and is wanted by police. more »»

Wanted: Manufacturers for new medical pot program

July 26, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a long push to legalize medical marijuana, Minnesota's work has begun to put the medicine into patients' hands. more »»

Bachmann heads to Mexico border for look at crisis

July 26, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann is spending the weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at an immigration crisis involving Central American youth. more »»

Minnesota woman heading cottonwood restoration

July 26, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman has initiated a summer cottonwood planting project to help the environment.

Minnesota Public Radio News reports (http://bit. more »»

Minnesota suspects arrested after Facebook 'likes'

July 25, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota police say two home burglary suspects are in custody after they "liked" a photo of an accomplice on Facebook. more »»

Pedestrian struck, killed near Lake Minnetonka

July 25, 2014

MINNETONKA BEACH, Minn. (AP) — A driver is under arrest after police say he struck and killed a 57-year-old woman walking near Lake Minnetonka west of Minneapoli. more »»

No verdict yet in Ventura case; jury back Monday

July 25, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The jury weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by the author of "American Sniper" has ended the week without a verdic. more »»

Minnesota prosecutor convicted of sex misconduct

July 25, 2014

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A jury has convicted a northern Minnesota prosecutor of sexual misconduct involving a 17-year-old girl. more »»

Iowa governor repeats support for renewable fuel

July 25, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Go. more »»

Jury reaches verdict in Minnesota prosecutor trial

July 25, 2014

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl. more »»

Juvenile arrested in north Minneapolis killing

July 25, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police have arrested a suspect after a man died in a shooting following a confrontation on a city bus.

Police arrested the male juvenile Frida. more »»


Pow wow set for July 26, 27 in Pipestone July 27, 2014

Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers will sponsor its 15th annual Pipestone Pow Wow from noon-7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at 400 N. Hiawatha Ave., Pipestone. The public is invited to experience American Indian music, dancing, food and other activities. more »

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Karin Elton

Stop, look and listen

July 25, 2014 I got a chuckle yesterday during my lunch hour. I was traveling west on East Fairview Street (shouldn't it be Avenue?) and North Bruce Street and I thoughtfully stopped at the stop sign there. more »

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