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  • Stevens County Board

    County boards have been seeking greater latitude in how they govern for years and a bill–the MAGIC Act–that has recently revived at the Minnesota capitol may soon give them authority to act with more efficiency …

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    03 May 12
  • Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane1

    Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, associate professor of history, has received the 2012 University of Minnesota , Morris Alumni Association Teaching Award. This award honors individual University of Minnesota , Morris faculty members for outstanding contributions to …

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    03 May 12
  • David Fluegel

    A landmark staffing change has taken place at the Center for Small Towns (CST). After more than 14 years as CST’s operations manager and community programming specialist, David Fluegel has accepted the position as Executive …

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    03 May 12
  • Drew Butera

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – The Minnesota Twins are recalling catcher Drew Butera from the minors to add some depth behind banged-up Joe Mauer, and designating third baseman Sean Burroughs for assignment. The club announced the …

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    02 May 12
  • Timberwolves (1)

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A minority owner of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves is selling his majority ownership in minor league hockey and baseball franchises in South Dakota’s largest city. Bill Sexton owns Quartzite Holdings …

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    02 May 12
  • Minnesota House

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has approved a tax bill that has become a linchpin in end-of-session negotiations. The House passed the bill in a 73-57 vote on Tuesday. The Senate is …

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    02 May 12
  • Clinton Quarry

    ORTONVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Over the opposition of people living in the area, the Big Stone County board has unanimously approved a proposed granite quarry on the western border of Minnesota. North Dakota-based Strata Corp. wants to …

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    02 May 12
  • Tornado

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – No serious damage or injuries were reported in the wake of storms that roared across central Minnesota, packing high winds and windshield-shattering hail. National Weather Service meteorologist Byron Paulson says a brief tornado touchdown was …

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    02 May 12