ST. PAUL -- Minnesota livestock regulators are not doing all they could to protect deer and elk from disease, a state audit shows.
Hundreds of Minnesota students gathered on the steps of the State Capitol Friday to call for an end to gun violence and stricter regulations on gun sales. They held signs and chanted, “We the people say no more!”
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A Minnesota judge ruled Thursday that all the documents in the investigative file in the Jacob Wetterling case must be released to the public.
Dan Feehan believes his two tours of duty in Iraq will appeal to voters in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District and help push him over the top this weekend when the district's Democrats meet to endorse a candidate.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans say Gov. Mark Dayton needs to drop a proposal to continue a tax that pays for health care for the working poor if he wants any chance at an agreement to rewrite the state’s tax code.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of Prince’s closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help as they realized he had an opioid addiction — yet none were able to give investigators the insight they needed to determine where the mu…
ST. PAUL — The perception that most high school kids drink alcoholic beverages isn’t true, the Minnesota Department of Health reports. And it’s less true now — much less true — than it was at the beginning of the century.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a 2015 law that lets counties save money by bypassing the state auditor’s office and hiring private accounting firms for their annual financial audits.
After she shot and killed her lookalike in a Fort Myers Beach, Florida, condo, Lois Riess drove away from the condos in a stolen car, stopped at a bank there in town and used her victim’s ID to make an over-the-counter cash withdrawal, according to a timeline released Wednesday by the Lee Co…
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — James Hutchinson was looking through his garage in Virginia Beach over the weekend when he came upon a box of fishing awards earned by his ex-wife.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate this week is expected to take action on legislation aimed at the U.S. Coast Guard that contains a provision exempting ships’ ballast water from the federal Clean Water Act.
ST. PAUL -- If you are a Minnesotan experiencing a mental health crisis, there’s a strong chance that the police officers or paramedics who respond to your call for help will take you to jail or a hospital emergency room because there aren’t enough other treatment options available around th…
Fans of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer’s Almanac will be able once again to view archived materials from those shows under terms of a deal announced Friday by Minnesota Public Radio.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Dodge County woman who is wanted in connection with her husband’s death is now charged with killing a Florida woman who resembled her and stealing the woman’s identity as she eluded authorities, officials said Friday.
Two cases of horrific child abuse have grabbed headlines across Minnesota this year and put a spotlight back on systems meant to protect kids.
A University of Washington national analysis of premature death, found Minnesota has the lowest rate of what are called "years of life lost," based on data from 1990 to 2016.
ST. PAUL — Amid the continuing fallout from Minnesota’s troubled new computer system for vehicle titles and license plates, lawmakers this week grappled with several sticky issues.
ST. PAUL — Millionaire Rob Undersander sat at a Minnesota House witness stand saying he received food stamps for 19 months to prove a point: Not everyone who gets the aid needs it.
Minnesota’s two largest export markets are touting the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which may be headed for a renewal in Washington, D.C., as early as next month.
Expanding the voluntary prekindergarten program, reducing the special education cross-subsidy and improving school safety are the top priorities in Gov. Mark Dayton’s supplemental budget recommendations for E-12 education.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber released a video in which he tore up paper, as if destroying a rule that could have greatly increased penalties for violating a law requiring plants to surround water.
President Trump has nominated a Dakota County district judge who previously served as assistant United States attorney for the Minnesota district to be Minnesota’s top federal prosecutor.
Minnesota’s walleye and northern pike fishing opener is May 12, and for many it signals the traditional turning point from snow shovels to sunscreen.
The flu has hit Minnesotans hard this year, with more than 6,000 flu-related hospitalizations, more than any other year since the state government started tracking such cases 10 years ago.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday unveiled a new deer management plan that agency officials say will promote citizen input, set a target goal for each year’s deer harvest and keep habitat in good shape from the southern prairies to the north woods.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Republican Governors Association is planning a $2.3 million advertising buy for the Minnesota governor's race just days after former Gov. Tim Pawlenty entered.
ST. PAUL — When the Minnesota Legislature returns from spring break, political mud season will begin with lawmakers having just six weeks to find agreement on how to rewrite the state’s tax code.
ST. PAUL — Kari Bristol’s 12-year-old former foster daughter was teased at school for her disabilities. She had a bad day, and nothing Bristol said could help.
FARGO — This spring hasn’t exactly been a gardener’s dream come true. A snowblower and jackhammer were required to plant potatoes on Good Friday. Any tulips brave enough to peek above ground saw their snowy shadow and swiftly returned from whence they came.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — With a steady stream of reports of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species getting into lakes, the battle to stop these invaders might look bleak.
Tim Pawlenty is running for a third term as Minnesota governor, returning to the fray after an eight-year hiatus and needing first to win the embrace of a new-look Republican Party.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A growing number of students in Minnesota are participating in competitive shooting as young people across the country push for stricter gun laws.
An outside investigator hired by the state’s information technology department found the official in charge of Minnesota’s troubled vehicle licensing system knew there were numerous defects prior to its launch last summer but failed to address them.
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — The process of divvying up money from a water-pollution lawsuit has begun — with disagreement over cleaning drinking water versus improving natural habitats.
With a goal of increasing parental choice, a bill sponsored by Rep. Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, would require a portion of voluntary pre-kindergarten students be served through a mixed delivery of services.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police officers must activate their body cameras before they arrive at their destination when they are dispatched to an incident, and will face “progressive discipline” if they don’t comply, the Minneapolis Police Department announced Wednesday.