MNsure reports record of nearly 124,000 health care sign-ups

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's state-run health insurance exchange has achieved a record number of sign-ups in its sixth open enrollment period. MNsure says...

Cordillera Communications selling all 16 TV stations

Minnesota-based Cordillera Communications is selling all 16 of its television stations, including nine in Montana. E.W. Scripps Co. has agreed to pay $521 million to...

River crossing at Jordan open again

Southwest News Media: Jonathan Carver Parkway (Highway 11) and Highway 9 in Scott County, near Carver and Jordan, re-opened to traffic Tuesday morning, according to...

Bill requiring hands-free phones for drivers passes 1st test

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A bill to require motorists to use hands-free devices when talking on the phone while driving has passed its...

Tobacco purchase age is now 21 in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - You will soon have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Duluth. The City Council voted 6-1 Monday evening in...

Metro Transit planning to power buses by electricity

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The public transit agency serving the Twin Cities is advancing efforts to have all of its buses powered by...

Minnesota House votes to expand state’s indoor vaping ban

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota House has voted to ban vaping from bars, restaurants and workplaces statewide. The...

Eppen is named Assistant Principal of the Year

Montgomery Messanger: Tri-City United High School Assistant Principal Jeff Eppen has been named Southwest Assistant Principal of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary...

BP Motor Company opens its doors in Le Sueur

Le Sueur County News: At the Belle Plaine Motor Company, auto repair isn’t just a business, it’s a family tradition. “I’ve been using a wrench since...

Plea hearings set for 2 of 3 men accused in Mosque bombing

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Two of three militia members accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque have hearings scheduled next week in federal court...

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