Teacher’s attorney surprised by charges

ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — The attorney for a Minnesota teacher accused of hitting a student in the head with a backpack says she’s surprised t…

Cloquet mill converts to clothing pulp

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — The largest paper mill in Minnesota has successfully converted to producing a new type of pulp that’s offering hope to…

State’s pre-term birth rate up slightly

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Thirty-three states experienced a drop in the number of premature births last year. But, Minnesota was not among them…