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Former Vice President Walter Mondale hospitalized with flu

March 7, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter Mondale is hospitalized with the flu. more »»

Deadly bird flu strain jeopardizes Minnesota turkey exports

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. more »»

Dayton wants to cut standardized tests by a third

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to cut the number of standardized tests for Minnesota students by a third. more »»

Deadly bird flu strain jeopardizes turkey exports

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. more »»

Turkey farms boost precautions after deadly flu strain found

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota turkey farmers are boosting protective measures after a lethal strain of bird flu wiped out 15,000 birds in about a week. more »»

2 officers hurt, 7 teens arrested in Children's Home fight

March 6, 2015

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police say two officers were injured and seven teenagers were arrested as a result of a large fight at a youth treatment cente. more »»

3M won't buy paper sources from threatened forests

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Post-it notes maker 3M Co. more »»

Grand jury to commence in Wright County death

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a grand jury will gather in Wright County next week to consider charges involving the death of a man whose remains were found in a fire pit last fall. more »»

2 killed in head-in crash in Cloquet

March 6, 2015

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — Two people have died in a head-on crash in Carlton County.

The collision killed the drivers of a pickup truck and an SUV Thursday about 11 p.m. in Cloquet. more »»

Sixth child dies of flu in Minnesota this season

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials say a sixth child has died of the flu this season in Minnesota. more »»

Teen charged with shooting father in Minnetonka

March 6, 2015

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been charged in Hennepin County with shooting his father in the face.

Authorities say the father is hospitalized in critical condition. more »»

1 killed, 1 injured in Coon Rapids car crash

March 6, 2015

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say an 84-year-old Anoka woman was killed and another driver was injured after a two-vehicle crash in Coon Rapids. more »»

St. Cloud man found fatally shot in Mille Lacs County

March 6, 2015

ONAMIA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a St. Cloud man was found shot to death in a parked vehicle near a reservation in Mille Lacs County. more »»

More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

March 6, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kent Weise loves his work, but after 38 years slaughtering cattle, lugging carcasses that can weigh more than 1,000 pounds and slowly, methodically slicing cuts of meat, h... more »»

House votes to reduce seniority as teacher layoff factor

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House has passed a controversial bill minimizing the role of seniority in teacher layoff decisions. more »»

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

March 6, 2015

Star Tribune, March 4

Target's pain before gain

A recent Star Tribune story on new Target Corp. more »»

House debates reducing seniority as teacher layoffs factor

March 6, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Debate is stretching on in the Minnesota House as lawmakers take up a Republican priority to rework the teacher layoff system statewide. more »»

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

March 5, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials say a serious strain of bird flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock.

The U.S. more »»

House takes up proposal to change teacher layoffs statewide

March 5, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House has taken up a bill to change the teacher layoff system statewide.

Rep. more »»

 
 
 

 

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