Ex-Minn. deputy convicted in drug theft

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A former Washington County sheriff’s deputy has been convicted in the theft of drugs from a locked pharmaceutical d…

Closed Minn. ethanol plant sold

FAIRMONT, Minn. (AP) — Green Plains Renewable Energy says it has bought the BioFuel Energy facility in Fairmont. The ethanol plant has been …

Xcel files for rate hikes in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Xcel Energy is seeking permission to raise Minnesota electricity rates by 4.6 percent next year and 5.6 percent the y…