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'Only in Minnesota' ... are we sure? on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/20/minnesota-sure/7918525/ Perhaps just as you are thinking now, I thought, "Really?" as I looked then at 8.5 inches of heavy, wet, new-fallen snow.
Oregon prison officials say they've been on a push the past few years to increase the number of visits that prisoners get.
At session midterm - or, we hope, a bit past - the Minnesota Legislature is on track to win above-average marks in 2014.
Women's roller derby, once a kitschy-catfight staple of 1970s TV, is still around - and different from what you might think.
It's getting tougher for Minnesotans to avoid the state's taxes by spending part of the year somewhere else.
Upon being declared the winner of Minnesota's 2008 US Senate race in June 2009 , Al Franken was, for a time, the 60th Democrat Senator.
According to the Star Tribune, Andy Fronek reeled in a monster 5' 11 inch Sturgeon last weekend on the Rainy River.
Minneapolis City Councilman Andrew Johnson says the largest city in Minnesota should join an ever-growing list of cities to ban foam containers, like the ones used by many restaurants for take-out food or hot tea and coffee.
Ruling in a lawsuit filed by North Dakota interests, a federal judge says a 2007 Minnesota law barring new coal-generated electricity violates the U.S. Constitution.
Last weekend most of Minnesota's brewers were en route to Denver for the World Beer Cup.
Do you know someone who might be working against his/her will? Or engaged in sexual slavery ? Have you ever purchased goods or services that resulted from such activities? Like most Americans Minnesotans would say "No."
The Washington State Patrol says investigators have acted on 20 or 30 tips this week as they check locations in the Spokane-area in their search for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in rural Minnesota.
Protesters showed up at the University of Minnesota to demonstrate against a speech by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Surrounded by local law enforcement leaders, United States Attorney Andrew Luger, right and Special Agent-in-Charge Jack Riley, left, Drug Enforcement Administration announced that more than 65 suspected heroin sellers were arrested and about 2.5 kilograms of the drug were taken off the street as part of a coordinated crackdown to rid Minnesota of ... (more)
CIO - Yesterday, wireless industry group CTIA announced a partnership between many of the major smartphone makers and all of the leading U.S. wireless carriers that's designed to enable smartphone "kill-switch" functionality on handsets sold in the United States after July 2015.