Minnesota Orchestra talks break off again

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another attempt to break the long impasse in the Minnesota Orchestra lockout has failed. Both sides say back-channel talk…

Minn. teen pleads guilty in fatal punch

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota teenager has pleaded guilty in the death of a college student who was punched in a St. Cloud alley. Eigh…

Minn. woman convicted of animal cruelty

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Dakota County dog kennel owner accused of drowning puppies has been convicted of felony animal cruelty. A jury on F…

Minnesota DNR cracks down on deer baiting

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With citations for deer baiting hitting an all-time high, conservation officers are reminding Minnesota deer hunters …

Remains of Minn. woman finally identified

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has made its first identification of previously unidentified remains as…

St. Cloud gets ninth bishop

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The new head of the Catholic Diocese of St. Cloud says the church must be an instrument of healing. Bishop Donald Ke…