Minnesota
  • MNStateFair

    The Minnesota State Fair will offer more than 20 new attractions and exhibits for the 2013 edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Thrill-seekers will find four new rides, including “Air Raid,” which takes riders on …

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    20 Jun 13
  • FrancisMarkey

    The Diocese of New Ulm is being sued by a man who claims he was sexually abused by a priest serving at St. Joseph Parish in Henderson in 1982. The lawsuit alleges that the Diocese …

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    19 Jun 13
  • StephenNoga

    A former staff member at a Hutchinson charter school accused of having sex with students has pleaded guilty to 2 counts of criminal sexual conduct. 29-year-old Stephen Michael Noga avoided a jury trial with the …

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    19 Jun 13
  • SpringPlanting

    Minnesota farmers who still have wet fields have been creeping ahead with their remaining spring planting. The USDA says that an average of just-over 3-and-a-half days were suitable for fieldwork statewide last week, a slight …

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    19 Jun 13
  • JimAbeler

    State Representative Jim Abeler has announced that he will run for the US Senate in 2014. The Anoka Republican has served 15 years in the legislature and chaired the House Human Services Committee. Abeler calls …

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    19 Jun 13
  • MikeBenson

    The first Republican has officially launched a campaign against Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz. State Representative Mike Benson is a two-term legislator from Rochester who announced Monday that he plans to run against DFL’er Walz …

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    19 Jun 13
  • DaytonDisapproves

    A new poll shows strong support for Governor Mark Dayton, with more than half of Minnesotans surveyed happy with his performance. The telephone poll of 800 state residents shows that 57% think Dayton is doing …

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    19 Jun 13
  • Drowning

    A woman has died after being pulled from a lake in Steele County. Authorities say the woman was found face down in Lake Kohlmier in Owatonna at just before 5 p-m Sunday. She was pulled …

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    17 Jun 13