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  • MNLegislature

    A measure authorizing new state debt for construction projects around Minnesota is finally being unveiled in the Senate. The proposal calling for about $850-million in borrowing has been slow to come together as Democrats and …

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    05 May 14
  • LafayetteCharterSchool

    This week is National Charter Schools Week, and students, parents, teachers, and communities across the state are celebrating the many successes of public charter schools. There are a total of 164 public charter schools in …

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    05 May 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    World Red Cross Day takes place later this week, a time to recognize worldwide efforts to relieve human suffering. World Red Cross Day is celebrated on Thursday, May 8th, the birthday of the founder of …

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    05 May 14
  • Flu

    The flu season is winding down in Minnesota, but there is still some activity in the state. The Department of Health reported 15 influenza-related hospitalizations over the past week last week, along with one nursing …

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    05 May 14
  • Gun

    A 17-year-old boy is facing attempted murder charges after being arrested this week in connection with homemade bombs found on the playground of a Waseca elementary school in March. John David LaDue of Waseca was …

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    02 May 14
  • WalMartEvacuation

    A 59-year-old Gaylord woman was charged with gross misdemeanor theft in Brown County Court this week for allegedly shoplifting over $700 worth of merchandise from the New Ulm Wal-Mart. Louanne Marie Bunker is accused of …

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    02 May 14
  • LooseMooseBurglarySuspect

    A 57-year-old Minneapolis man has been arrested for a recent burglary at the Loose Moose Saloon in Mankato. Sheldon Paul Wessling was taken into custody in Mankato Wednesday afternoon after a statewide crime alert was …

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    02 May 14
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    A total of 220 soldiers from across the state report to Camp Ripley in Little Falls today (FRI) for pre-deployment training. 34th Combat Aviation Brigade Spokesperson Lt. Holly Elkin says the soldiers will be preparing …

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    02 May 14