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  • Senator Al Franken Discusses Immigration Legislation

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken anticipates the federal immigration overhaul will contain the so-called DREAM Act that’s geared toward speeding citizenship for young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as …

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    03 Apr 13
  • Shipping Season Awaits Ice Thaw on Lake Pepin

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Spring is already a week old but there is still no sign of the first towboat of the season in the Winona area. As of Wednesday, the nearest tow was the …

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    28 Mar 13
  • Gay Marriage Supporters Gather in Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Dozens of supporters of same-sex unions gathered in front of the federal courthouse in Minneapolis as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to consider two landmark cases involving gay marriage. Organizer Jacob Reitan …

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    26 Mar 13
  • Storm Hits Midwestern States

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A wide-ranging storm is burying thoughts of springtime weather across a number of Midwestern states under a blanket of snow and slush, leaving in its wake dashed Palm Sunday plans, …

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    25 Mar 13
  • Westbound Interstate 94 is now open from Alexandria to Fergus Falls

    DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (9:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have opened westbound Interstate 94 from Alexandria to Fergus Falls. I-94 is now open in both directions. Current driving …

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    15 Mar 13
  • After National Health Care Ruling in MN

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -Governor Mark Dayton has said little about that he will do once the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the federal health care overhaul, a decision anticipated today. But Dayton tells The …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Flooding Continues in Aitkin

    AITKIN, Minn. (AP) – Flood waters are still rising near Aitkin, where the Mississippi River is expected to remain above the flooding stage until Tuesday. The Minnesota Incident Command System says the river was at …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Sunday’s Storm Batters Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A powerful thunderstorm has rumbled through Minnesota overnight, pounding communities in the west and south of the state with strong wind and hail, damaging homes and cutting power in some areas. The …

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    18 Jun 12