Contact Us
AP Stories

AP Stories - Page 12

Xcel Energy logo
Xcel Energy
[

Regulators Approve Xcel Electric Rate Hike

Electric bills for Xcel Energy residential customers will be increasing. State regulators approved the seventh electric rate hike for Minnesota's largest power company since 2006.

Read More|Comment

handgun
[

18-Year-old Man Fatally Shot in Northwest Minnesota

Police say an 18-year-old man has died after being shot by a friend in the northwestern Minnesota community of Crookston. Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier says Juan Morales died Thursday afternoon at a hospital in Fargo, North Dakota.

Read More|Comment

Minnesota Issues
iStockPhotos
[

Minnesota Boy Who Got Brain Infection After Swimming Dies

A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a western Minnesota lake has died. In a statement issued through the University of Minnesota Medical Center, the family of Hunter Boutain, of Alexandria, says his condition deteriorated through the night and he was declared brain dead Thursday morning.

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Police Chiefs to Seek Temporary Curbs on Body Camera Footage

Some Minnesota police chiefs plan to seek state approval to temporarily restrict access to body camera footage while they make a renewed push for law changes at the Capitol. Their drive for limits fell short last session as lawmakers grappled with how to regulate the fast-spreading technology.

Read More|Comment

court-gavel
[

Man Pleads Guilty to Concealing Criminal Past to Enter US

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to concealing a lengthy criminal history and his military service during the Bosnian war when he entered the U.S.

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Experts Try To Gauge Threat to Minnesota From Water Parasite

Experts are trying to gauge the threat to Minnesota from a deadly water parasite that's more common in warmer southern states. The Centers for Disease Control and Minnesota Department of Health are trying to confirm whether a teenager with a life-threatening brain infection got it from an amoeba.

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

City Could Sue Over Defects In Bridge Collapse Memorial

The Minneapolis city attorney wants to sue the architectural firm that designed the memorial to the victims of the 2007 interstate bridge collapse.

Read More|Comment

Baby Moose 12
iStock Photo
[

Groups Petition For Protection Of Moose In Midwest

Two groups are seeking federal protection for a subspecies of moose found in the Midwest. The Center of Biological Diversity and Honor the Earth say climate change, a changing habitat, disease and other factors have significantly reduced the moose population, down 60 percent in Minnesota alone in the last decade.

Read More|Comment

Berries
iStock
[

Minnesota Farmers Expect Bumper Crop of Berries

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says farmers across the state are expecting a bumper crop of blueberries and raspberries following favorable weather conditions this spring. The department said in a news release Wednesday that Minnesota berry patches are expected to open on time this year.

Read More|Comment

crimescene_tape
[

Welding Explosion Kills Man in Dayton

A 37-year-old man has died in an explosion at a welding company in Dayton.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The WJON VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The WJON VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.