Mankato nurses OK contract, avert strike

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract, averting a possible strike…

Shutdown cancels Minn. Guard drills

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Most Minnesota National Guard units have postponed or canceled drills scheduled for this weekend because of the f…

Saturday, October 12

Today is Saturday, October 12, the 285th day of 2013. There are 80 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1492 – Christo…

Cedar Rapids warns of cooking fires

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids is stressing cooking fires during Fire Prevention Week. City fire department spokesman Greg Buelow no…