2 charged with stealing 2,000 trees

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — Two people are charged with stealing nearly 2,000 spruce trees from county-managed forestland in northeastern Minnesot…

State plans to test 70,000 private wells

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture plans to test 70,000 private wells in the state’s farming regions to measure …

Valuable racing pigeons stolen in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A flock of elite racing and breeding pigeons has been stolen from the backyard of a home in St. Paul’s Como neighborh…

Minn. nursing board seeks more authority

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The head of the Minnesota Board of Nursing says the board wants more authority to deny licenses to nurses who have co…

Suspect in Minn. horse shootings released

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man suspected in the shooting of two horses being boarded on his farm was released from jail with no ch…

Man indicted in Minn. double killing

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man on first-degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of his ex-girlfr…

2 dead after northern Minnesota house fire

BRAHAM, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead after a house fire in northern Minnesota. Isanti (eye-SAN’-tee) County authorities were called to t…

Grad school enrollment down at UMinn

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of students enrolling in graduate school at the University of Minnesota is declining, which mirrors a nati…