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Jul 23,2014 at 7:30 AM
Gov. Mark Dayton wants the price Minnesotans will pay for health insurance coverage through MNsure released publicly by Oct. 1, before the November elections. Dayton sent a letter to key lawmakers expressing his desire to have the MNsure rates open to...
Jul 23,2014 at 6:08 AM
In 2013, the Minnesota Legislature instructed the Department of Natural Resources to update 35-year-old rules regulating development along the Mississippi river. The DNR is currently taking public comment on a draft proposal titled "Mississippi River...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:39 AM


High water has made this a tough summer for boaters and businesses on Lake Minnetonka, but relief may be in sight.

Since the beginning of June there has been a no-wake restriction on the entire lake.

During the...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:03 AM
Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for positive identifications and answers...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:01 AM
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as dozens of Palestinian families trapped by the fighting scrambled to flee the area. The U.S. secretary of state meanwhile presses ahead with top-gear efforts to end...
Jul 23,2014 at 6:52 AM
Former NFL punter Chris Kluwe is planning to file a lawsuit against theMinnesota Vikings on Wednesday. The announcement comes after the Vikings launched an investigation in response to Kluwe's allegations of anti-gay slurs and taunts made by a coach during...
Jul 23,2014 at 6:26 AM
Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle. The case went to jurors midday Tuesday, but the group didn't reach a verdict before breaking...
Jul 23,2014 at 6:25 AM
A coach says a Winona State University football player who collapsed and died during a workout likely died of a previously undetected heart condition. Twenty-two-year-old Shawn Afryl died Monday night during a voluntary conditioning workout at the university's...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:49 AM


Brooklyn Center police are investigating after a report of shots fired overnight.

Police were called to the 1900 block of 57th Avenue North around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. When officers arrived, they say they found at least 18 shell...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:39 AM


The City of Plymouth will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday on a 3-year project to ease traffic congestion on Interstate 494.

The section of the freeway from Highway 55 to the Fish Lake Interchange will be expanded to...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:39 AM


Woodbury could be seeing some major development in the near future.

On Monday night, the Woodbury Planning Commission approved a plan to rezone the former State Farm Office complex on Radio Drive near Interstate 94.

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Jul 23,2014 at 7:39 AM


A Minneapolis man is heartbroken after a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed his dog.

The owner, Paul Thomas Trott, is still looking for answers after he found his dog, Tito, shot to death in the alley behind his...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:39 AM


A new report out Tuesday, called KIDS COUNT, shows Minnesota ranks among the top five states in child well-being. However, there's also room for improvement.

Minnesota's Children's Defense Fund found serious disparities in...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:39 AM


Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff.

    

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says officers responded to a report Tuesday that a Coon...
Jul 23,2014 at 7:21 AM

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say.
The town where the girls were kidnapped, Chibok, is cut off by...