Iowa work-release inmate reported missing

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Corrections says an inmate has escaped from a work-release facility in Fort Dodge. The depart…

Iowa DOT unveils budget for new logo

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation says it will spend less than $100,000 to implement a new logo. The Des Moines …

1 victim of Minneapolis fire identified

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have released the name of one of two people whose bodies were found in the ruins of a burned-out Minneapolis …

Cold contributes to death of Minn. man

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the frigid cold contributed to the death of a 79-year-old man in south-central Minnesota. Police say W…

Severe cold to close Minnesota Zoo

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. The zoo’s…

MNsure sees last-minute enrollment spike

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s health insurance exchange saw a sizable last-minute spike in enrollment ahead of a deadline for coverage …

Rochester closing schools Monday

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Rochester public school administrators are giving parents plenty of notice that classes will be canceled on Monday w…

St. Paul gets its first Hmong firefighter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul, which has one of the largest concentrations of Hmong people living in the United States, is finally getting…