November snow blows into Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans are getting a sneak peek at winter. A November storm was moving across the state Tuesday evening, dumping sev…

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…

Minn. corn harvest now ahead of average

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s corn harvest is now ahead of the five-year average for the first time this season. The U.S. Department of…