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REDBY, Minn. - Seven people are in custody after a nearly 10-hour standoff that began with reports of gunfire Friday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune DULUTH -- Minnesota’s northern forests are expected to look vastly different a century from now — with fewer spruce, tamarack and fir trees...
By Malachi Petersen LAPORTE, Minn. -- A small team armed with night-vision binoculars, a thermal-imaging device, motion-sensitive cameras and tactical vests invaded the Paul Bunyan State Forest last week.
By Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press Next school year, most Minnesota middle and high school students will take a version of the ACT on the state’s dime. In May, the Minnesota Department of Education quietly inked a $13.5 million deal with the Iowa-based testing giant to provide the state with assessments to gauge students’ college and career readiness through 2016.
A Ponsford woman convicted of biting Becker County corrections officers has been sentenced. Samantha Shantel Burk, 20, will spend 37 days in jail with credit for time served. Burk was arrested on March 25 for shoplifting at Walmart. According to the report filed with the Becker County Courthouse, when authorities arrived to take Burk into custody, she resisted arrest, then began banging her head against the plexiglass of t
A Minnesota judge on Thursday backed a proposed upgrade of the Alberta Clipper crude oil pipeline across the state, saying it’s needed to supply petroleum refineries serving Minnesota and neighboring states. State Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman concluded that the planned $160 million expansion project proposed by Enbridge Energy will benefit consumers. “If the proposed project is approved, Minnesota consumers will likely pay less for petroleum products
By Sarah Volpenhein on Jun 11, 2014 at 7:38 p.m. The bald eagle could be joined by the bison as the United States’ national animals, if a group of senators,...
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A Douglas County deputy was justified in shooting at a Fargo couple in February, a review has found.
By Christopher Snowbeck / St. Paul Pioneer Press St. PAUL - The first comprehensive look at how the federal Affordable Care Act has changed health insurance in Minnesota shows a 40 percent decline in the number of people lacking coverage between September and May.
BEMIDJI -- A former teacher at Voyageurs Expeditionary School in Bemidji has plead not guilty to having sex with one of his students.