Learfield News Service
COVID-19: Will The State Help Mayo Deal With A Financial Storm?
Key lawmakers are working on a state assistance package for Mayo Clinic and hope initial measures can be passed when the Minnesota Legislature reconvenes in Saint Paul Tuesday.
Gov. Walz Paints Grim Picture But Says Minnesotans Will Endure
Governor Tim Walz in his State of the State address Sunday night laid out a grim view of what's ahead for Minnesota in the COVID-19 pandemic, but said Minnesotans are up to the challenge and the state will come out better on the other side:
COVID 19 – Stay Home For Any Sickness
State health officials want every Minnesotan to understand that people who are sick need to stay home, regardless of what they think they have.
Minnesota House Barely Approves Two Gun-Related Bills
The DFL-controlled Minnesota House Thursday night passed a bill to expand background checks on gun sales, over objections of Republicans and a handful of Democrats.
Large Gathering At Prayer Service Held For Waseca Police Officer
Hundreds turned out for a prayer service Thursday night in Albert Lea to show their support for Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson.
Minnesota Doctors Writing Fewer Prescriptions For Certain Opioids
The state Human Services Department says reports soon going out to medical providers show doctors are generally writing fewer prescriptions for addictive opioids.
Renowned University of Minnesota Professor Resigns
A University of Minnesota professor has resigned after a domestic assault conviction and an investigation of questionable spending.
Former Minnesota Cop Sent to Prison For Sex Assault Conviction
A former police officer is going to prison for three years after entering a guilty plea to charges of kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct and stalking.
Minnesota Woman Crashes Into Gas Pump During Police Chase
A woman from Glencoe faces multiple charges after a police chase Saturday afternoon that ended when she hit a gas pump in Becker.
Half Million Hunters Expected For Minnesota’s Deer Opener
Nearly a half-million hunters are expected to take part in Minnesota's opening weekend of the state's firearms deer season.
Man Responsible for Duluth Synagogue Fire Sentenced to Jail
A homeless man who started a fire that destroyed a Duluth synagogue has been sent to jail.
Minnesota Man Dies Trying to Save Dogs From Fire
Authorities in north-central Minnesota are investigating a deadly fire in the city of Shevlin.
Minnesota High School Coach Placed on Leave
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a possible sexual assault involving the Kimball Area High School football coach and one of his players.
Austin Police ID Deceased Teenager
The Austin Police Department today released the name of a teenage girl found dead last weekend outside her family's home.