Minnesota News
  • MNLegislature

    Democrats in the Minnesota Senate passed a nearly $16-billion K-12 education funding bill Thursday night over Republicans’ objections that it relaxes student testing standards and postpones a new teacher evaluation program. Lino Lakes Republican Roger …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Drought

    Updated information shows that the drought continues to relax its grip on Minnesota. The new data released Thursday shows that only about half the state is now in drought, compared with two-thirds last week. Some …

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    26 Apr 13
  • StevenMoore

    A 27-year-old man is charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a Shakopee high school student. Steven Moore is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Marcos Pantaleon and wounding two others in …

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    25 Apr 13
  • DanielRenville

    A former Redwood Falls man convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a jury trial has been sentenced to over 16 years in prison for the crime. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Burglar1

    A 19-year-old Mankato woman accused of helping a group of juveniles break into the Sleepy Eye Dairy Queen last year now faces new charges in Brown County Court for a burglary at a Sleepy Eye …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Facebook

    The Redwood Falls Police Department has received numerous complaints of harassment, defamation, and cyber-bullying over the past week. The complaints involve a Facebook page which allowed people to send posts to the page administrator who …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    What’s being called the “largest tax increase in 30 years” was approved by the DFL-controlled Minnesota House Wednesday night. Every Republican representative in the state voted against the measure, including local representative Paul Torkelson. Democrats …

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    25 Apr 13
  • ChildAlone

    A 4-year-old was left behind during a recent Marshall public school field trip. District administrators in Marshall will now be reviewing field trip protocols after the child was left at the Children’s Museum of South …

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    25 Apr 13