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PRINCETON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fleet of wildfire-combating airplanes has doubled this year, and not a moment too soon.
GRAND MARAIS — Former Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell has been suspended from practicing law for a minimum of three years in the wake of his felony sex crime convictions.
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton announced during Thursday’s gathering in Worthington that he will seek $39 million in state bonding funds this session to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional...
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A successful rescue of a deer that was stranded in the icy waters of the Red Lake River in Crookston was caught on video Wednesday.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Tinder-dry conditions and winds gusting in excess of 50 mph fueled dozens of wildfires across northern Minnesota, although things quieted down on the fire front in North...
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday proposed a budget to enhance the state’s management of fish and wildlife, recreation programs and enforcement efforts. The proposal would improve fisheries...
WORTHINGTON — Three news case of avian influenza have been detected, two in Minnesota and another across the border in eastern South Dakota in Beadle County.
WORTHINGTON — An estimated 200 people, including farmers from more than a 12-county area of southern and western Minnesota, packed inside the Worthington Fire Hall on Thursday morning to ask questions and voice concerns about Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal seeking to require 50-foot buffer strips along all lakes, rivers and streams across the state.
MINNEAPOLIS — The body of a young woman pulled from the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday night was identified as Jennifer Houle, the University of Minnesota college student...
MINNEAPOLIS — Strong winds in the Upper Midwest translated into the National Weather Service issuing a “red flag” warning stretching from central Montana to eastern Iowa, including most of North...