News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. CDT

A correctional officer has died after responding to an inmate's attack on an officer at Oak Park Heights prison. The Minnesota Department of Corrections says 37-year-old Officer Joseph Parise died after suffering a...

DNR survey shows Minnesota's wolf population remains stable
DNR survey shows Minnesota's wolf population remains stable

Wildlife managers say Minnesota's gray wolf population remains stable and healthy.

18 hrs 55 mins ago
Man in custody for death of roommate in Otter Tail County
Man in custody for death of roommate in Otter Tail County

A man who informed sheriff's deputies of a death at his home in western Minnesota has been arrested after a body was found buried on his property.

19 hrs 7 mins ago
Suspect's SUV located in homicide, victim identified
Suspect's SUV located in homicide, victim identified

Police say they've located the vehicle connected to a fatal shooting in Fargo, but are still looking for a suspect.

20 hrs 27 mins ago
Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps
Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

In remarkable research to treat spinal cord injuries, three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again - with some assistance.

20 hrs 55 mins ago
Second drinking and driving crash in 1 week is fatal.
Second drinking and driving crash in 1 week is fatal.

A southwestern Minnesota man who crashed his vehicle twice in the same week while under the influence of alcohol did not survive the second crash.

23 hrs 19 mins ago
Suspect's SUV located in homicide, victim identified
Suspect's SUV located in homicide, victim identified

Police say they've located the vehicle connected to a fatal shooting in Fargo, but are still looking for a suspect.

20 hrs 27 mins ago
Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps
Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

In remarkable research to treat spinal cord injuries, three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again - with some assistance.

20 hrs 55 mins ago
Second drinking and driving crash in 1 week is fatal.
Second drinking and driving crash in 1 week is fatal.

A southwestern Minnesota man who crashed his vehicle twice in the same week while under the influence of alcohol did not survive the second crash.

23 hrs 19 mins ago
Odor from troubled rendering plant overwhelms neighbors
Odor from troubled rendering plant overwhelms neighbors

Residents of a northwest Iowa town say they're being overwhelmed by the stench from a nearby rendering plant.

September 24th, 5:49 am
Minnesota safety Winfield out for season with foot injury
Minnesota safety Winfield out for season with foot injury

Minnesota sophomore safety Antoine Winfield Jr. is out for the rest of the season after injuring his left foot in the first quarter of the Big Ten opener at Maryland.

September 23rd, 4:28 pm
Actor locked out of Twitter over tweet that violated rules
Actor locked out of Twitter over tweet that violated rules

Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet that was found to be in violation of its rules.

September 23rd, 3:28 pm
St. Paul man dies after falling out of boat on metro lake
St. Paul man dies after falling out of boat on metro lake

A St. Paul man has died after witnesses say he fell from a boat in the city of Lino Lakes.

September 23rd, 3:20 pm
12-year-old boy suspected of fatally stabbing teen brother
12-year-old boy suspected of fatally stabbing teen brother

Police in Minnetonka say a 12-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing his teenage brother.

September 23rd, 12:48 pm
Patrol: 3 killed in stolen SUV crash in south Minneapolis
Patrol: 3 killed in stolen SUV crash in south Minneapolis

The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were killed when a stolen SUV crashed into their vehicle at an intersection in south Minneapolis.

September 23rd, 12:11 pm
Minnesota regulators approve wind farm amid opposition
Minnesota regulators approve wind farm amid opposition

Minnesota regulators have unanimously approved permits for a wind farm project in southern Minnesota amid opposition from local residents.

September 23rd, 10:55 am
Authorities discover man's buried body in western Minnesota
Authorities discover man's buried body in western Minnesota

Authorities in western Minnesota have discovered a buried body after a man reported an incident at his home.

September 23rd, 10:43 am
In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue
In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

Governor's races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and the common thread running through many of them has nothing to do with state policy: It's President Donald Trump.

September 23rd, 9:19 am
Man shot in the face in St. Paul expected to survive
Man shot in the face in St. Paul expected to survive

Officials say a man is expected to survive after he was shot in the face in a St. Paul parking lot.

September 22nd, 3:10 pm
Minnesota DNR invasive fish barrier nears completion
Minnesota DNR invasive fish barrier nears completion

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has begun work on an electric barrier project to keep invasive carp from reaching the Le Sueur River.

September 22nd, 12:18 pm
Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races
Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races

National Democrats have doubled their spending for state legislative elections in an attempt to chip away at the Republican dominance in state capitols.

September 22nd, 9:50 am

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Minneapolis won't hire Yates to investigate ketamine use
Minneapolis won't hire Yates to investigate ketamine use

The Minneapolis City Council has decided against funding an independent investigation into whether police officers inappropriately urged paramedics to sedate people.

September 21st, 4:37 pm
Church abuse victims approve plan for compensation
Church abuse victims approve plan for compensation

Hundreds of victims of clergy sexual abuse have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a reorganization plan for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis that will compensate them for the abuse.

September 21st, 4:09 pm
Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign amid allegations
Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign amid allegations

Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach has abruptly ended his re-election campaign amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter.

September 21st, 3:45 pm
Minneapolis council delays decision on moving homeless camp
Minneapolis council delays decision on moving homeless camp

The Minneapolis City Council is putting off a decision on relocating a homeless encampment so it can look for alternatives to a pair of city-owned properties identified as possible sites.

September 21st, 3:13 pm
Officials prepare to relocate wolves to Isle Royale park
Officials prepare to relocate wolves to Isle Royale park

Officials are preparing to relocate six to eight mainland wolves to Isle Royale National Park, a first step toward rebuilding a depleted population of the predators that help keep the Lake Superior island's ecology in...

September 21st, 3:05 pm
The Latest: Storms destroy popular Minnesota wedding venue
The Latest: Storms destroy popular Minnesota wedding venue

The Latest on severe storms that left a trail of damage across southern Minnesota (all times local):

September 21st, 12:05 pm
Ramsey County attorney will reopen review of police shooting
Ramsey County attorney will reopen review of police shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says it overlooked a key piece of evidence in its investigation into the fatal police shooting of a Vadnais Heights man, prompting the Ramsey County Attorney's office to...

September 21st, 7:00 am
Early voting begins as midterms season enters final phase
Early voting begins as midterms season enters final phase

Much of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts. But on the ground in Minnesota, the first votes of the 2018...

September 21st, 1:32 am
Severe storms cause damage in several Minnesota communities
Severe storms cause damage in several Minnesota communities

Severe storms have hit Minnesota, leaving homes, propane tanks and planes at a municipal airport damaged.

September 20th, 11:44 pm
State regulators approve Freeborn County wind farm
State regulators approve Freeborn County wind farm

State utility regulators have approved a wind farm in southern Minnesota that was opposed by neighbors.

September 20th, 6:36 pm
Sheriff faults investigation into '89 Minnesota abduction
Sheriff faults investigation into '89 Minnesota abduction

A Minnesota sheriff says opportunities were missed early on to catch the man who kidnapped and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989.

September 20th, 3:32 pm
3-year-old running into street struck, killed in Minnetonka
3-year-old running into street struck, killed in Minnetonka

Minnetonka police say a 3-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car when he darted into traffic.

September 20th, 12:07 pm
Fire prompts evacuation at St. Cloud manufacturing company
Fire prompts evacuation at St. Cloud manufacturing company

Fire prompted a brief evacuation at a St. Cloud manufacturing company.

September 20th, 10:15 am
Prosecutors in Minneapolis to review Liu sexual assault case
Prosecutors in Minneapolis to review Liu sexual assault case

Minneapolis police have finished their investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu and have turned the case over to prosecutors.

September 20th, 9:19 am
Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals
Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals

For all the talk of murderers, rapists and other "bad hombres," those netted in President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration increasingly have no record at all.

September 19th, 11:10 pm

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