Government shutdown delays Minnesota businesses, home buyers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota executives, home buyers and small business owners are starting to see more delays following the first full week of business...

Minnesota may require drivers to use hands-free cellphones

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota may soon require drivers to use hands-free cellphones on the road, triple the penalties on people who text...

Body of Minnesota Marine fatally shot in DC comes home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The body of a U.S. Marine from Minnesota who was fatally shot at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., has been...

Shakopee police offer reward for information about weekend car vandal

SHAKOPEE VALLEY NEWS More than 30 people around Shakopee this weekend had their cars vandalized by what appears to be a perpetrator with a BB...

The Latest: Walz calls for education, health care investment

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - New Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is using his inaugural address to stress the need for better education and health...

Minnesota DNR to have first female commissioner

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources is getting its first female commissioner. The Star Tribune reports that 46-year-old Sarah Strommen was appointed to...

Minnesota lake beats North Dakota fishery in Walleye War

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Facebook Live fish-off involving tourism spokesmen for two top ice-fishing destinations in the Upper Midwest turned into a whopper...

Contestants sought for Miss Czech Slovak Minnesota Pageant

LONSDALE NEWS REVIEW The Miss Czech Slovak Minnesota Pageant is looking for young women of Czech, Slovak or Moravian heritage to compete for the state...

New Prague resident named to Minnesota Historical Society leadership

LONSDALE NEWS REVIEW The Minnesota Historical Society recently welcomed four new members to its 2019 Executive Council, including Lt. Gen. Richard Nash of New Prague. Nash...

Walz to visit Hastings dairy farm to name 7 agency heads

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - Gov.-elect Tim Walz will use a dairy farm as the backdrop when he names seven more state agency heads, including...

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