An election judge in Dakota County was removed from his duties Tuesday afternoon after a voter in South St. Paul reported that the judge was telling voters not to vote for a certain city council candidate. The judge told Mark Westpfahl and others not to vote for Max Wallin; it is illegal for election judges to comment on candidates running for office.
Jimmy Fallon, the host of “The Tonight Show,” says he will host a live special edition of the NBC-TV program following the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. Fallon announced the plans Tuesday night on “The Tonight Show” and via Twitter.
OAKDALE, Minn. – A fundraiser to help the family of a man killed in a motorcycle accident ended tragically Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle passenger was killed in a head-on collision in Oakdale. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as Tonia Stocking, 49, of Cottage Grove, Minn. She died at the scene, the State Patrol's report said. The motorcycle driver, Steven Silva, 53, of Eagan, was seriously injured. Neither was wearing a helmet. More than 170 riders had gathered for a group ride to raise money for the family of Randy Thill, a St.
LONG PRAIRIE — Jodi Huisentruit overslept on the day she disappeared. On June 27, 1995, when a co-worker at the TV station where she worked in Mason City, Iowa, called to check on her, the 27-year-old Long Prairie native said she would be racing to the station and be there in time for her 6 a.m.
By Andy Rathbun / St. Paul Pioneer Press Minnesota has seen a jump in the number of children poisoned by e-cigarettes and their liquid refillables, the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday.
By David Mongomery /St. Paul Pioneer Press Friday began with optimism: "Today's the day!" House Speaker Kurt Daudt told reporters as he walked into Gov.
By Katie Kather / Pioneer Press St. MICHAEL, Minn.—A St. Michael man was charged Tuesday in Wright County in connection with the deaths of his brother and his father, a police officer. Christopher Besser, 21, is charged with two counts of intentional second-degree murder. Todd Besser, 49, had finished his shift as an Elk River officer Saturday night when he went to the house in St.
Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay was arrested Wednesday for suspected methamphetamine possession after a traffic stop for speeding in Cottage Grove. Dubay, 47, was stopped by police around 5 p.m.
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By Brian Murphy St. Paul Pioneer Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — Major League Baseball suspended Twins pitcher Ervin Santana 80 games for testing positive for steroids, the league announced Friday. Minnesota will lose its No.