Minnesota News
  • MinnesotaHistoryCenter

    A new exhibit exploring Minnesota’s role in the Civil War opens today (SAT) at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. “Minnesota and the Civil War” features artifacts as well as first-hand accounts from letters, …

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    02 Mar 13
  • DavidMunizBustos

    A Silver Lake man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon after being found guilty of murder in a jury trial earlier this week. 44-year-old David Muniz Bustos was convicted of four charges including …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Crash

    A 73-year-old Kilkenny woman was injured in a car accident on Highway 60 in Rice County Thursday afternoon. Shirley Friese was driving a Dodge Caravan westbound on 60 when the vehicle left the road at …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Flu

    Influenza continues to claim lives in Minnesota, even as the flu season wanes. The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another 17 flu-related deaths over the course of the last week. That brings the total …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Cocaine

    A 24-year-old Willmar man was sentenced to over 6 years in prison this week for selling cocaine to a Brown-Lyon-Redwood Drug Task Force agent and task force informant. Sammy Sandoval Jr was sentenced to a …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota’s projected budget deficit has shrunk to $627-million, a 40% reduction from the last estimate. Newly-elected Local State Representative Clark Johnson says that the new budget forecast is good news, but there’s still work to …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The funding for the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from North Mankato to Nicollet has been officially added into the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s budget, with that work scheduled to get underway in 2017. A …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Vote21

    A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June. The bipartisan bill was getting a hearing in the House Elections Committee Thursday. Supporters of shifting the …

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    01 Mar 13