Fire crews have the upper hand on a fire that has burned thousands of acres in a northern Minnesota state forest.
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A Minnesota couple is accused of giving marijuana to their infant.
A Minnesota lawmaker wants to restrict public access to parental contact information on birth certificates.
A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after admitting he strangled a 64-year-old man from western Minnesota while the two were having sex.
Number of Child Flu Deaths Climbs to 9 in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another child’s death caused by seasonal flu.
MN State Patrol Cracks Down on Distracted Drivers
The Minnesota State Patrol and more than 300 law enforcement agencies across the state are making a concerted effort this week to crack down on distracted drivers.
Father of Boy Pulled from Mississippi River Arrested
Police have arrested the father of a 10-year-old boy whose body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend.
A body found in the Mississippi River over the weekend has been identified as that of a 10-year-old Crystal boy who has been missing for nearly a month.
The driver in a crash that killed three Carleton College students last year is charged with a misdemeanor count of careless driving.
The search party looking for missing 10-year-old Barway Collins says they have found the body of a child in North Mississippi Regional Park in Minneapolis
14 Affected Farms in Minnesota
Authorities have confirmed another bird flu outbreak at a Minnesota turkey farm, raising the state’s total to 14 affected farms.
Drone Operators Asked to Stay at least 5 Miles Away from Wildfires in MN
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources requests that operators of unmanned aircraft (drones) stay at least 5 miles away from wildfires to create a safe environment for firefighting aircraft and crew.
$70K in Bull Semen Stolen from Farm in Minnesota
Police are investigating the theft of about $70,000 worth of bull semen from a farm in southern Minnesota.
DNR Imposes Tightest Walleye Restrictions Yet on Mille Lacs Lake
Fisheries managers have imposed the tightest restrictions yet for the upcoming season on Mille Lacs Lake, allowing anglers to keep only one walleye instead of two.
Governor Dayton Proposes $842 Million Jobs Bill
Governor Mark Dayton Tuesday introduced a Jobs Bill that would invest $842 million in infrastructure projects statewide, creating more than 23,900* Minnesota jobs.
Knowing Your Neighbor
If you’re looking for an affordable, unique and upscale boutique in Northern Wisconsin you’re in luck.
On Display at Zeitgeist
The in-depth exhibit gives Minnesota Muslims a voice.
Health Officials Report 2 More Cases of Bird Flu in MN
Health officials in Minnesota are reporting two more cases of bird flu in commercial turkey operations.
Minnesota converted more wetlands into farmland than any other state when crop prices spiked between 2008 and 2012.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis plans to start a national center to spur development on Indian reservations.
A moderate drought across Minnesota means that the state’s lakes are seeing below-average water levels, and has some boating enthusiasts hoping for rain.
Poultry Producers Take Extra Steps to Protect Flocks After Bird Flu Outbreak
Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at another Minnesota farm.
Missing U of M Student Went Into Mississippi River
Police in Minneapolis say a University of Minnesota student missing for three days appears to have gone into the Mississippi River, and they’re starting a water recovery effort.
Two people have died in the crash of a small plane south of the Pine River airport in north-central Minnesota.
According to our sister station in the Twin Cities, KMSP, The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating missing University of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle.
A third Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry.
Minnesota's State of the State set for April
Gov. Mark Dayton still has some time to write his State of the State speech.
MN DNR Seeks Boost in Funding to State Parks
The Department of Natural Resources is asking the Minnesota Legislature to raise entrance fees at state parks so it can maintain services at existing levels.
State Officials Highlight Number of People Living Near MN Oil Train Routes
State transportation officials are highlighting the number of Minnesotans who live near oil train routes just as the Dayton administration is pushing for safety improvements.
Most of MN Now Officially in Drought
Most of Minnesota is now officially in drought.
Victim of 1980 Homicide in MN Identified Through DNA
A murder victim has been identified as a result of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s (DPS/BCA) effort to learn the identities of Minnesota’s unidentified human remains.
Funding Needed to Prevent Cuts at MN Poison Center
Minnesota’s Poison Center says it needs more funding from the state, or else it will have to scale back its 24-hour emergency call center.
Minnesota officials will learn more this week about the health, economic and environmental effects of pipelines carrying crude oil from North Dakota and Canada through Minnesota.
Bald Eagles Make Their Way Back to Minnesota
Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota, and the Department of Natural Resources says they may be seen in large numbers across parts of the state over the next few weeks.
MN Bill Would Change Fireworks Law
The ban on the sale and use of fireworks in Minnesota would come to an end if a bill chief-authored by State Representative Jason Rarick (R-Pine City) becomes law.
Hand-Feeding Bears Could be Illegal in Minnesota
A proposal moving through the Minnesota legislature would ban feeding wild bears by hand.
MN Lawmakers Ask for Rail Upgrades
Democratic lawmakers say a string of recent explosive crude-by-rail derailments nationwide make it necessary to improve Minnesota’s railroad network.
Police say two people were hurt and up to 20 homes were damaged when a food truck exploded in a Lakeville neighborhood.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale is hospitalized with the flu.
Gang Members Accused of Selling Cocaine in Duluth Federally Indicted
A federal grand jury has indicted seven alleged members of two gangs on charges that they conspired to distribute crack cocaine in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.
Fmr. Cult Member Says Woman Caught with Leader was Group Member
A former member of a small religious sect says the woman arrested with its leader in Brazil was part of the group back when it was based in Minnesota.
New Report Released for MN Handgun Permits
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) today released the 2014 Permit to Carry Report, an annual report summarizing data submitted by Minnesota law enforcement agencies regarding applications made for handgun carry permits as well as data about permit holders.
Spring cleaning has arrived for ice houses in southern Minnesota.
A hefty surplus puts majority House Republicans in a game of tug-of-war with other Democrats and within their own party.
Brazilian authorities say they’ve captured an American sect leader wanted for sex crimes against girls in the United States and who is on the U.S. Marshals’ most wanted list.
Especially During Harsh Winter Cold
Street outreach teams have been working hard on cold winter days to ensure homeless people in the Twin Cities stay safe.
Investigators say the University of Minnesota should do more to protect vulnerable participants in human research trials.
A Minneapolis man suffered minor injuries after he was struck by a Minnesota State Patrol squad car while he was crossing the stree
MN Property Taxes to Increase
Property taxes owed this year are set to increase by 3.4 percent on average statewide.
Speed to Increase on Some MN Roads
Feel free to stomp a bit harder on the gas pedal on hundreds of miles of Minnesota roads.