Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park to close during special hunt Dec. 1–2

Faribault Daily News:  During a special hunt to prevent overpopulation of deer and protect resources, Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park will be closed to all visitors...

Convicted killer who vanished while on probation is arrested

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) - Authorities in Minnesota say they've have caught up with a convicted killer who disappeared while on supervised release. Forty-year-old Joshua Hendrickson...

Minnesota voter participation in midterms best in US

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Election officials say Minnesota's voter turnout in the midterm elections was the best in the nation. The State Canvassing Board...

Wildlife officials, Klobuchar press for deer disease funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota wildlife officials and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar are pressing Congress for more funding to monitor chronic wasting disease...

Farm bankruptcies on the rise in Upper Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The number of farms filing for bankruptcy is increasing across the Upper Midwest. A new analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Lawmaker plans fresh push against female genital mutilation

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota lawmaker plans a fresh push next year to strengthen a state law against female genital mutilation. Rep. Mary...

Man charged with crashing into gate at governor’s residence

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A motorist accused of crashing his SUV through the front gate of the Minnesota governor's residence told paramedics he...

For some ice anglers, even thin ice is an irresistible lure

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Few activities are as Minnesotan as ice fishing, and some anglers are already venturing out onto the ice. If that sounds dangerous,...

Montrose man gets 17 years in death of infant daughter

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Montrose man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison in the death of his 5-month-old daughter two years ago. Authorities...

Minnesota Gov. Dayton says lungs improving

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says his lungs have improved after being damaged by post-surgery complications and that he will return home...

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