ST. PAUL -- Minnesota livestock regulators are not doing all they could to protect deer and elk from disease, a state audit shows.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pinch-runner Johnny Field scored the game-winning run from second base in the 10th inning as reliever Zach Duke missed first base after taking a flip from first baseman Joe Mauer on Denard Span’s two-out grounder, lead the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-7 victory over the…
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…
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan LaMarre started this series as Minnesota’s extra player. He got the Twins a split in extra innings, and gave Eddie Rosario a memory he’ll never forget.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been slotted for four prime-time games in 2018 , with Sunday night home games against New Orleans and Green Bay.
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.
When the Faribault Daily News went to press, the Minnesota Twins were locked in one of their longest games in recent memory against the Cleveland Indians.
NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey was suspended for one game by the NHL on Wednesday for cross-checking Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal.
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.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild were hit with a major setback in their first-round playoff matchup with Winnipeg, a broken sternum for left wing Zach Parise suffered in the last game that will keep him out for at least the remainder of the series and likely longer if they advance.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored both goals for Winnipeg and Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves for his seventh shutout this season, as the Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 2-0 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
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.
BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Lois Riess, the 56-year-old rural Blooming Prairie woman who is wanted for murder in both Minnesota and Florida, is seen laughing with one of her alleged victims in a surveillance tape released Monday by law enforcement officials in Florida.
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…
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alvas Powell and Diego Valeri scored three minutes apart in the first half as the Portland Timbers earned a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United FC on a rainy Saturday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rows of blue suitcases lined the hallway leading into the Minnesota Twins’ clubhouse on Sunday, signs of a trip the frigid players can’t wait to take.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lindsay Whalen took the stage in the middle of Minnesota’s Williams Arena where she once wowed crowds with slick passing and fearless shooting, wearing a gray suit and the typical laid-back off-the-court demeanor that has helped make her one of the most approachable and po…
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Paul Stastny, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in the third period and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference first-round series.
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) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Chicago White Sox because of rain, with wintry weather also threatening the rest of the series.
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.
BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Second-degree murder charges have been filed against Lois Riess, 56, of rural Blooming Prairie for the slaying of her husband, David Riess, 54, last month in their home, according to a statement released by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Thursday evening.
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.