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ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area.
ST. PAUL — Local governments across Minnesota and state agencies should receive federal aid to recover from widespread flooding last month, but it is not so clear where homeowners stand.
LUVERNE — Federal and state disaster officials conducted preliminary damage assessments Tuesday in southwestern Minnesota in the wake of flooding in mid-June.
ST. PAUL -- Local, state and federal officials are beginning their assessment of June flood damages across Minnesota. The process begins with heavily hit southwestern Minnesota's Rock, Jackson, Nobles and...
STEEN, Minn. — A bicyclist pulling a trailer carrying two children died in a collision with a truck in southwest Minnesota on Monday. The crash near Steen in Rock County...
ST. PAUL — Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A 37-year-old Farmington woman who went missing in November has been found dead in Wisconsin, and a man was arrested Wednesday in the case.
ST. PAUL — Sunshine improved many water-logged Minnesotans’ spirits Monday, but a flood fight may continue all summer for some.
A Minnesota Department of Transportation worker placing traffic cones to prepare for the closure of Interstate 35W in Burnsville for flood prevention was struck by a driver and seriously injured...
THOMSON, Minn. — Thanks to sharp-eyed passers-by and the efforts of a technical rescue team, two people were lifted to safety late Saturday night after spending several hours trapped on...