The Associated Press
Update: Minnesota Projects $1.5 Billion Budget Surplus
Minnesota officials are forecasting that the state will have a $1.5 billion surplus for the next two-year budget period.
Mail-Only Ballots Discussed for Presidential Primary
Minnesota political party leaders and state and local officials are considering mail balloting for the 2020 presidential primary, a dramatic change from past practices in which citizens make their selections in party caucuses.
Minnesota Orchestra Conductor to Step Down in 2022
Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vanska plans to step down when his contract ends in 2022.
Wild Deer Tests Positive for Wasting Disease in SE Minnesota
Minnesota wildlife officials say a wild deer taken in Houston County has tested positive for apparent chronic wasting disease.
Boys Hockey State Polls: Cathedral, Sartell Ranked
The Associated Press poll for Minnesota boys' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper.
Minnesota Cities Turning to Brine to Keep Roads Ice-Free
Cities across Minnesota are turning to spraying brine on roads to help keep them ice-free, with some saying it's better than salt.
Murder Charge Filed in Fight Over Laptop
A south Minneapolis man is facing murder charges that police say resulted from a fight over a laptop computer.
Ex-Minnesota Grain Elevator Manager Charged With Mail Fraud
The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator who disappeared after allegedly stealing nearly $5 million is charged in federal court with mail fraud.
DNR Plans 2 December Deer Hunts to Manage Wasting Disease
The Department of Natural Resources plans two special deer hunts this month aimed at limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease in wild deer in southeastern Minnesota.
Man’s Fatal Cardiac Arrest After Home Burglary Now Homicide
Authorities are treating the death of an Eden Prairie man who suffered cardiac arrest after a home invasion this fall as a homicide.