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... stations and two stores inside Crossroads Center. Staska was arrested, booked into Stearns County Jail and released on March 21. He resigned from his role as Rocori superintendent in early April, a position he held since 2002. The Minnesota Association of School Administrators named him the ...

The accelerator's first Minnesota equity fund, gener8tor Minnesota Fund I LLC, was launched in June 2017 and was also expected to total $1.5 million. Gener8tor has raised three funds for its Wisconsin programs over the past several years. The most recent, gener8tor Fund III LLC, totaled $1.5 million.

Although the state prides itself in being one of the leaders in national health statistics, people of color and low-income residents are left behind, said Janelle Waldock of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, which commissioned "The Cost of Health Inequities in Minnesota." "In terms of Minnesota's ...
It should not be so easy for anyone to get a gun and hurt people." The Minnesota Legislature is unlikely to pass any significant gun control legislation this year. However, they are likely to pass millions of dollars in funding to make school buildings safer and for mental health programs in middle schools ... Students
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- A tip-off in a Texas resort town led to the arrest of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, police said Friday. Two federal deputy ... murder
The University of Minnesota spent $34,000 investigating an anonymous complaint that a member of the board of regents had lost his job in 2007 due to accusations of sexual misconduct. The university also agreed to cover $9,000 in attorney fees for the regent, Darrin Rosha, who denied any wrongdoing.
Minnesotans stocked up and settled in Friday night as a dangerous April snowstorm announced its presence, pelting much of southern and central Minnesota with rain and hail that turned to sleet and snow overnight. Saturday's forecast — 10 or more inches of snow for the metro and up to 22 inches in ...
WALNUT GROVE, Minnesota (Fox 32 News) - A spring blizzard caused dozens of accidents and forced the state of Minnesota to close most roads in the southwest corner of the state Saturday. A map taken from the Minnesota Department of Transportation website shows most of that corner of the state as a ...
Airbnb has more than 370 such "tax partnerships" in the country, but the Duluth agreement will be the first in Minnesota. Airbnb properties in Duluth hosted more than 9,500 guests last year. Pam Louwagie. Minnesota. Grants awarded to house homeless veterans. The U.S. Department of Housing and ...
(KMSP) - A Blizzard Warning was declared Saturday for the following counties: Wright, Hennepin, Anoka, Ramsey, Washington, Dakota and Goodhue County until 7 a.m. Sunday. Whiteouts and near impossible travel are expected. As of late Saturday morning, all state highways in south west Minnesota ...
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — The death of a 3-year-old in northwestern Minnesota is being investigated as a homicide. On Tuesday, the boy was found not breathing at Park Manor apartments, where he lived with his father and father's girlfriend. The Ramsey County medical examiner's office in St. Paul said ...
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — It's safe to say that, if you don't need to be on the roads right now, you should stay off of them. The Minnesota State Patrol updated their statewide crash totals, and said that they've tallied 320 crashes from the beginning of Friday through 4:15 p.m. Saturday. Of those, 37 ...

SAN FRANCISCO — A former Minnesota woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness, authorities said Friday. Police had previously said they believed ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman who is wanted in connection with her husband's death is now charged with killing a Florida woman who resembled her, then stealing the woman's identity as she eluded authorities, officials said Friday. Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, has been ...
And the Minnesota Twins announced their game with the Chicago White Sox, scheduled for 7:10 p.m. Friday at Target Field, has been postponed. It will be made up at a later date. KSTP Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow said the changeover into snow is expected in the metro area by early evening ...
Sherman, the team photographer for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, said he wanted to show survivors "not as victims but as people who are heroes, really, who had gone thru this horrific experience and picked up and started over and created a life. And I wanted to show them as full of life and not ...
Jim Hagedorn and Pete Stauber have a lot in common: both are Republicans running for U.S. House seats in Minnesota. Both are attempting to flip seats held by retiring Democrats, and the districts they're running in — Minnesota's 1st and 8th Districts, respectively — are seen as prime pick-up opportunities: both supported ...
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Bemidji woman is dead after crashing her vehicle during a police chase following a stabbing. Beltrami County sheriff's officials said 24-year-old Traci Cloud was fleeing on Minnesota 89 when she ran off the road and rolled her vehicle Tuesday night. Deputies, Red Lake police officers ...
NAYTAHWAUSH, Minn. — An 18-year-old man wanted in connection with a Minneapolis homicide was arrested in this northwest Minnesota county on Wednesday, April 11, on a felony warrant. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office reported Juan Vasquez Jr., no listed address, was arrested early ...
Millionaire Rob Undersander tells a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that he accepted food stamps for 19 months as a test to see if someone who does not need the aid can receive it. With him is Rep. Jeff Howe of Rockville, who has a bill to figure assets into determining whether ...
A big, ugly and unpredictable storm is about to hammer much of Minnesota. What's certain is that the Twin Cities and areas north and south could be hit by a trifecta of rain, ice and snow. The big question is how much of what will fall where. Some parts of the state could be buried in a foot or more of snow ...
Minnesota ranks fourth in the nation in life expectancy, according to a study released Tuesday. Men in the state actually lead the nation with a life expectancy of 78.7 years, while women rank fourth at 82.9 years. Hawaii was first in overall life expectancy, followed by California and Connecticut, according to ...
Consumers in the individual health insurance market used about $137 million worth of financial help last year, less than half the sum set aside by legislators, according to final figures for the state's one-time premium rebate program. Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) released numbers this week ...
Thanks to an all-around title by senior Tristan Duran, Minnesota won its second consecutive meet. The Gophers finished first with a score of 419.100, the highest score the team has earned this season, in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday. Head coach Mike Burns said Minnesota knows it is a talented team.
Minnesota came into conference play over the weekend with a 1-0 record in the Big Ten. By the end of their two duals, the Gophers remained undefeated. No. 35 Minnesota (10-4, 3-0) beat Nebraska (9-6, 0-3) 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Baseline Tennis Center, after taking down Iowa 4-3 on Friday.
Female Minnesota WWII Veteran Remembers Time in Military. Nell Meinhardt of Mankato joined a branch of the U.S. Naval .... The "I Am Not Invisible" exhibit was part of a Veteran Theme Night during the Minnesota Wild game at Xcel Energy Center. The exhibit is tentatively scheduled to visit this region in ...
On waters where muskies are neither native nor stocked, the bill would allow spearing and lower the minimum size to keep one. Posted: Mar. 26, 2018 2:36 PM. Updated: Mar. 26, 2018 2:38 PM. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A group of Minnesota lawmakers are proposing a bill that would slow a yearslong state effort to expand ...
The Ryder Cup in Minnesota drew an estimated crowd of more than 200,000. The tournament rotates between stops in the U.S. and Europe, with four English courses hosting multiple Ryder Cups. After a stop at Le Golf National in Paris in September, the Ryder Cup will be played at Whistling Straits in ...
The interior of Marcel Breuer's magnificent Abbey Church (1961) at Saint John's University, one of the many projects that architectural historian and author Larry Millett discusses in his article, Uncovering Minnesota's Influential Modernist Past. Courtesy Paul Crosby/Saint John's Abbey Church ...
WAUSAU - A 14-year-old Minnesota boy is being held on suspicion that he stole a vehicle, led police on a chase, left the scene of a crash and drove without a license. Wausau police attempted to stop a vehicle in the 100 block of North Seventh Street at 3:13 a.m. Saturday, according to a department news ...
Fishing and swimming in the sun, napping by the lake, listening to loon calls, picking out constellations in the dark northern sky, and trying to sleep on a sunburned back. Summers at the lake are a Minnesota institution. For many families, these summer-at-the-lake experiences happen at resorts, which, generally speaking, ...
Monalisa Perez and Pedro Ruiz, 22, are shown in an undated video grab from YouTube. Perez of Halstad, Minn., was jailed June 26, 2017, after apparently shooting her boyfriend to death in an ill-conceived prank that the couple hoped would be popular on YouTube. Police said Perez shot and killed her ...
There are currently 21 extremists on supervised release in the state. Twelve of them are jihadists. Nine are white supremacists. Four more extremists are scheduled to be released in the next year. That means 25 extremists will be living in Minnesota communities. The increase in extremists coming into the ...
Sharon Smith-Akinsanya became smitten when she moved to Minnesota. "I fell in love with the Twin Cities," she said. "I fell in love with the possibilities. I fell in love with the fact we have so many Fortune 500 companies here. That is just a lot of opportunities when it comes to work and business and growing ...
A group of young Minnesota men who were convicted of conspiring to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State Group had frequented the mosque. A young woman and at least one of the men who successfully got to Syria also worshipped there. Mosque leaders were never accused of any wrongdoing.
For motorists who've asked this question while driving Minnesota's interstates, state Sen. John Jasinski feels your pain. The Faribault Republican lawmaker has proposed a “slowpoke bill” that increases the punishment for drivers who clog up the left lane of highway traffic. “This is something I think ...
Eight sisters from Minnesota—six of whom claim they were raped or sexually abused decades ago by their father or one of their two brothers—are now using their childhood pain to help others. “We didn't have a voice growing up,” Laura Bast, now 70, tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. “But that doesn't ...
MPR reports: “Students and staff in dozens of Minnesota schools walked out of their classes at 10 a.m. Wednesday to honor the victims of last month's school shooting in Florida and to call for tougher gun-control laws. … The protest, part of a coordinated national demonstration in support of tougher gun ...
Book sales typically result in Minnesota being listed as one of the best-read states. (OK, that might have something to do with the fact that we don't go outside much for four months of the year, but let's put aside skepticism for a moment.) And we regularly are at the top of reports on philanthropic activity.
It charted Minnesota's 84 cities with populations over 10,000, giving extra weight to violent crimes (felony assault, murder, rape, and robbery) as opposed to property crimes, and factoring them on a per capita basis. Orono sailed away with the top spot, recording a mere three violent crimes in 2017. Big Lake ...
Lawmakers were returning Tuesday to the Minnesota Capitol to begin the legislative session, facing a lengthy agenda along with some doubt that they'd get to it all. A push to fund hundreds of millions in public construction projects, fixing the state's computer system for license plates and debates about ...
Minnesota U.S Rep. Tim Walz, a DFL candidate for governor this year, said Tuesday he's backing an assault-weapons ban in Minnesota and other “common sense solutions” to stop gun violence. Walz has touted his support from the NRA in prior campaigns, donning a camouflaged NRA hat while running ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Feb. 16. Let's start with facts to address gun violence. Amid the ritual offering of thoughts and prayers for the latest victims of gun violence, here's something members of Congress can do that will not limit the distribution of guns nor infringe on perceived freedoms contained within ...
(KMSP) - A number of Minnesota secondary schools are joining a nationwide movement of students in calling on legislators for more robust gun safety regulations in the wake of last week's school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. At least 10 schools in the state have ...
Molly Nemec recently went to the Anoka County Airport in Blaine to welcome a Korean refugee — a dog named Smile. The dog would have been on someone's dinner plate in South Korea, but instead was delighted to be in the loving arms of Nemec and her Minnesota rescuers. “Dogs are friends, not food ...


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