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Minnesotans Making Minimum Wage Getting A Raise

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:38:12 GMT

If you're making minimum wage you'll be getting another raise in a few months. Minnesota's minimum wage rates will be adjusted for inflation on the first of the year.




Courts, Pipelines and Liabilities: Minnesota may want to take note

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:22:48 GMT

For the past two weeks, Minnesotans and tribal members have packed Department of Commerce meetings on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Enbridge Line 3. Thousands of people have come to ask questions of the state, in what is a very, very short timetable for a major project.




Goodhue County sees four crashes in 12 hours

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:03:41 GMT

Less than 12 hours after a woman was killed in a one-car crash on U.S. Highway 52 in Goodhue County , authorities responded to three additional crashes on that stretch of highway. Cassandra Lynn Sims, 32, of Sargeant, was killed in the first crash Friday, which was reported at 4:50 a.m., just south of Goodhue County Road 7 in Minneola Township.




Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:42:38 GMT

In a heinous case on the Navajo Nation, an 11-year-old girl was lured into a van, sexually assaulted and killed. The tribe did not seek to have the man who recently admitted to killing her put to death.




Clouds For The Eclipse Monday? Heaviest Rain Through Tuesday Stays Across Southern Minnesota

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:20:34 GMT

Are you preparing for the partial eclipse here across the state Monday? It looks like we will have to contend with some cloud cover during the time frame of maximum coverage of the sun, which will occur at 1:06 pm in Minneapolis with 83% coverage. The partial eclipse begins at 11:43 am, ending at 2:29 pm.




Trial Set For Man In Nebraska Crash That Killed Minnesota Family

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:10:47 GMT

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Saint Mary's University expanding Minnesota facility

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:49:42 GMT

The Winona-based university is looking to add about 10,000 square feet to its Cascade Meadow facility in Rochester, the Post Bulletin reported. "We know that Rochester is a growing community," said Scott Walker, the associate vice president in Rochester and director of Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center.




Police Investigating Stabbing In Northeast Minneapolis

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:31:14 GMT

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Minnesotans who work in Wisconsin to get tax break

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:14:12 GMT

Minnesota residents who work in Wisconsin will get a tax break next year, but they'll still have to file tax returns in both states. Minnesota is abandoning efforts this year to reach a tax reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin.




Reward, don't punish, Minnesota health care innovation

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:53:38 GMT

Minnesotans ought to pause for a moment of appreciation after national headlines last week warned that health insurance "premiums will soar" from the latest misguided effort in Washington, D.C., to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. More than in most states, policymakers here took advantage of the opportunities to innovate that President Barack Obama's health reform law provided.




Nazi resurgence alarms Minnesota World War II veterans, Holocaust survivors

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:39:58 GMT

"It's a shame we have to fight like that, and bring all these old memories back." World War II veteran Mel Dahlberg, of Jordan, Minn.




DNR launches high-tech study of food webs in Minnesota's largest walleye lakes

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:22:44 GMT

Zebra mussels, like the ones collected by University of Minnesota research assistant Sophie Mallez, right, are disrupting the food webs in an increasing number of Minnesota walleye lakes. A new study chosen by the U's Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center in St. Paul is studying the impacts.




Minnesotans are chasing the chance to see a total solar eclipse

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:05:32 GMT

With your solar glasses or a special viewer, watch for the partial phases of the eclipse as the moon passes over the sun, a stage that lasts for a few hours. The former director of the planetarium at St. Cloud State University organized a caravan of more than 20 astronomy obsessives from central Minnesota to travel to the front lines of the eclipse for the experience of a lifetime.




Minnesota law thwarts adoptees' quest to know their roots

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:42:37 GMT

Adopted as an infant, Sara Heller-Zimprich devotes her nights and weekends to a single-minded hunt for her birth family. After work, she sometimes doesn't change out of her nurse's scrubs before logging on to two laptop computers to click through nine genealogy websites and family trees in search of a match that could lead to her birth family.




Outstanding Felony Warrant Arrest in Pocahontas

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:26:42 GMT

Ledden was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant from the Minnesota Department of Corrections for failure to register as a sex offender.




Missing teen found safe in Minnesota

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:55:22 GMT

Anna Racine, 14, of Bureau, and Morgan Burcham, 21, were found through the help of the parents and guardians of both, said Gary Becket, Bureau County Sheriff's Police lieutenant.




Prison work program helps preserve historic southern Minnesota church1 hour ago

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:22:35 GMT

Ron Parker stands in front of the Holy Innocents Episcopal Church near the Rice County Fairgrounds in Faribault, Minn.