News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CST
News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CST

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he expects to be home before Thanksgiving after complications from back surgery required more than a month of hospitalization. The 71-year-old Democrat tells Minnesota Public Radio News that...

Man, teen son accused in deer-dumping case may face charges
Man, teen son accused in deer-dumping case may face charges

Prosecutors will consider if charges are appropriate for a white man and his 14-year-old son who were caught on camera dumping bloody deer carcasses on the hoods of cars owned by Somali-American men in Minnesota.

3 hrs 29 mins ago
Managed fired in dine-and-dash case weighing company offer
Managed fired in dine-and-dash case weighing company offer

A Minnesota restaurant manager who was fired after she refused to serve five black men believed to be repeat dine-and-dashers says she hasn't decided whether she'll accept the company's offer to give her job back.

4 hrs 1 min ago
Possible rash of dog poisonings in Rice Lake investigated
Possible rash of dog poisonings in Rice Lake investigated

Authorities are investigating a possible rash of dog poisonings in Rice Lake.

4 hrs 53 mins ago
St. Cloud police wrapping up probe of dumped deer carcasses
St. Cloud police wrapping up probe of dumped deer carcasses

Police in St. Cloud are wrapping up their investigation into bloody deer carcasses that were dumped last week on the hoods of two cars owned by Somali-American men.

16 hrs 17 mins ago
The Latest: Chipotle offers St. Paul manager job back
The Latest: Chipotle offers St. Paul manager job back

The Latest on Chipotle firing a restaurant manager in dine and dash case (all times local):

17 hrs 42 mins ago
Possible rash of dog poisonings in Rice Lake investigated
Possible rash of dog poisonings in Rice Lake investigated

Authorities are investigating a possible rash of dog poisonings in Rice Lake.

4 hrs 53 mins ago
St. Cloud police wrapping up probe of dumped deer carcasses
St. Cloud police wrapping up probe of dumped deer carcasses

Police in St. Cloud are wrapping up their investigation into bloody deer carcasses that were dumped last week on the hoods of two cars owned by Somali-American men.

16 hrs 17 mins ago
The Latest: Chipotle offers St. Paul manager job back
The Latest: Chipotle offers St. Paul manager job back

The Latest on Chipotle firing a restaurant manager in dine and dash case (all times local):

17 hrs 42 mins ago
Tents catch fire at Minneapolis homeless camp; no injuries
Tents catch fire at Minneapolis homeless camp; no injuries

Multiple tents caught fire at a homeless encampment in Minneapolis.

18 hrs 45 mins ago
The Latest: Minnesota regulators reaffirm Enbridge pipeline
The Latest: Minnesota regulators reaffirm Enbridge pipeline

The Latest on Minnesota regulators reaffirming their support for Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota (all times local):

21 hrs 58 mins ago
Winona-Rochester diocese plans to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Winona-Rochester diocese plans to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Diocese of Winona-Rochester plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following allegations of child sexual abuse against former priests.

22 hrs 50 mins ago
Chipotle reconsiders firing in St. Paul dine and dash case
Chipotle reconsiders firing in St. Paul dine and dash case

Chipotle is reconsidering its decision to fire a St. Paul restaurant manager for not serving five black men and asking them to prove they could pay before taking their order.

23 hrs 58 mins ago
Protesters disrupt regulatory hearing on Enbridge pipeline
Protesters disrupt regulatory hearing on Enbridge pipeline

Opponents of Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement shouted their objections as Minnesota regulators opened a hearing on the project.

November 19th, 10:18 AM CST
Minnesota man injured in hunting accident expected to be OK
Minnesota man injured in hunting accident expected to be OK

A 22-year-old man was injured in a weekend hunting accident in central Minnesota, but he's expected to be OK.

November 19th, 7:50 AM CST
Weekend fire destroys two St. Paul businesses; no one hurt
Weekend fire destroys two St. Paul businesses; no one hurt

A weekend fire destroyed two businesses in St. Paul.

November 19th, 6:02 AM CST
Deaths in Utah reservoir likely due to canoe accident
Deaths in Utah reservoir likely due to canoe accident

A Minnesota man whose body was found over the weekend in a Utah reservoir apparently drowned along with his friend from Salt Lake City.

November 19th, 5:46 AM CST
Autopsy: Asthma caused St. Thomas student's death
Autopsy: Asthma caused St. Thomas student's death

The Ramsey County medical examiner's office says a University of St. Thomas student found dead in her dorm room last month died of respiratory distress.

November 18th, 12:13 PM CST
Yale student from Minnesota among latest US Rhodes scholars
Yale student from Minnesota among latest US Rhodes scholars

A Yale senior from Minnesota is among the latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars.

November 18th, 11:37 AM CST
Couple pleads guilty to hauling 900 pounds of pot in RV
Couple pleads guilty to hauling 900 pounds of pot in RV

A Minnesota couple has pleaded guilty to drug distribution charges after Montana authorities said they found 960 pounds of marijuana in the couple's recreational vehicle.

November 18th, 10:29 AM CST
Minnesota researcher maintains telescope in Antarctica
Minnesota researcher maintains telescope in Antarctica

An astrophysicist from the University of Minnesota who has spent 14 winters in Antarctica tending to a telescope plans to step away from his research after the instrument is replaced.

November 18th, 10:21 AM CST

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Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving
Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

Health officials say there's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.

November 18th, 10:09 AM CST
Police: Duo dumped deer carcasses on Minnesota Somalis' cars
Police: Duo dumped deer carcasses on Minnesota Somalis' cars

Somali and Muslim community leaders are expressing deep concern after a white man and his son dumped deer carcasses on the hoods of two cars owned by Somali-American men outside of a YMCA in the central Minnesota city of...

November 17th, 2:36 PM CST
Minnesota sees rise in electronic pull-tab gambling sales
Minnesota sees rise in electronic pull-tab gambling sales

A new report by the Minnesota Gambling Control Board shows that annual sales of electronic pull-tabs rose 80 percent during the last fiscal year, generating $360 million.

November 17th, 10:19 AM CST
US Army looks to social media for Midwest recruitment
US Army looks to social media for Midwest recruitment

U.S. Army recruiters in Indiana and other Midwestern states where recruitment has consistently fallen short are exploring other recruitment tactics as they try to convince young people to enlist.

November 17th, 10:03 AM CST
Lawsuit seeking church abuse records filed in Philadelphia
Lawsuit seeking church abuse records filed in Philadelphia

Two survivors of alleged child sexual abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese are suing for the release of church records from all of Pennsylvania's dioceses.

November 16th, 4:07 PM CST
Democrat Dan Feehan concedes in Minnesota congressional race
Democrat Dan Feehan concedes in Minnesota congressional race

Democratic congressional candidate Dan Feehan has conceded defeat in Minnesota's razor-close 1st District race.

November 16th, 3:26 PM CST
Governor's residence Christmas tree harvested from forest
Governor's residence Christmas tree harvested from forest

Minnesota foresters have cut down the official state Christmas tree in the Nemadji State Forest.

November 16th, 12:18 PM CST
MNsure new coverage enrollments lag due to Medicare crunch
MNsure new coverage enrollments lag due to Medicare crunch

Sign-ups on Minnesota's state-run health insurance exchange are lagging behind last year's pace, and state officials think the unusually busy open enrollment period for Medicare health plans is to blame.

November 16th, 11:06 AM CST
St. Paul teacher suspended after 5-year-old wanders away
St. Paul teacher suspended after 5-year-old wanders away

A St. Paul kindergarten teacher has been suspended after one of her 5-year-old students was found wandering nearly a mile from the elementary school.

November 16th, 10:26 AM CST
Dayton says complications have kept him at Mayo for a month
Dayton says complications have kept him at Mayo for a month

Gov. Mark Dayton says he suffered lung damage after his latest surgery, keeping him at Mayo Clinic for a month.

November 16th, 8:38 AM CST
Police, others clear St. Paul homeless camp
Police, others clear St. Paul homeless camp

Police have cleared a homeless camp in St. Paul, ordering its inhabitants to leave the encampment where about two dozen people have lived since last spring.

November 16th, 6:42 AM CST
How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul
How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul

House Democrats are unveiling new rules for how they would govern the chamber when they take over the majority next year.

November 15th, 7:17 PM CST
1 dead in train-SUV crash in western Minnesota
1 dead in train-SUV crash in western Minnesota

Authorities say the driver of an SUV is dead after colliding with a freight train in western Minnesota.

November 15th, 3:49 PM CST
Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost
Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost

Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010.

November 15th, 2:05 PM CST
Minnesota HS football player out of hospital after collapse
Minnesota HS football player out of hospital after collapse

A Hill-Murray football player is out of the hospital after collapsing during a playoff game last month.

November 15th, 1:57 PM CST

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