Contact Us
State/Regional News

State/Regional News - Page 9

Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
[

Dayton Readies Veto Pen For Education Bill As Deadline Nears

Minnesota's Legislature has sent an education budget to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk where it's likely to meet his veto pen.

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Law Enforcement Begin Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Effort

More than 300 law enforcement agencies across Minnesota are beginning an effort to ticket motorists who don't wear a seat belt. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the extra enforcement begins Monday and runs through the end of the month.

Read More|Comment

TURKEY-630x413
[

Study: Bird Flu’s Economic Impact Above $300 Million in Minnesota

A new study estimates bird flu has cost Minnesota poultry producers at least $113 million, with losses in related industries pushing the overall toll past $300 million. The University of Minnesota Extension study uses economic modeling to try to get at the ripple effects of the fast-moving virus that has killed some 8 million birds in Minnesota in the past couple of months.

Read More|Comment

Todd Besser. Photo courtesy of the Elk River Police Department
Todd Besser. Photo courtesy of the Elk River Police Department
[

Officer, Son Mourned in Elk River

Hundreds of people filled the high school gym in Elk River to say goodbye to a police officer and his adult son. Many in the crowd were law enforcement officers who came to pay their respects to Elk River Officer Todd Besser and his 27-year-old son, Blake Besser, Sunday afternoon.

Read More|Comment

crash_300x200-300x1991
[

2 Killed, 4 Hurt in Isanti County Crash

Two people died and four others were hurt when a motorcycle and car collided in Isanti County. The State Patrol says two people on the motorcycle were killed when they crossed the center line on Highway 47 near Stanford Township Saturday night.

Read More|Comment

Minnesota State Capitol
Hannah Foslien, Getty Images
[

Budget-Setting Session Reaches Deadline, But Show May Go On

A midnight deadline for the Minnesota Legislature to approve a new two-year budget is bearing down on lawmakers, who could see their stay in St. Paul extended by a rift over preschool. Working through the night, the GOP-led House voted along party lines early Monday for a $17 billion education plan with $400 million in new school spending.

Read More|Comment

At the Gas Station
LorenzoPatoia, Thinkstock
[

Holiday Gas Prices Expected to Remain Stable

AAA Minnesota is predicting relatively stable gas prices for the Memorial Day Holiday weekend.

Read More|Comment

baby
[

Minnesota Parents Liked Henry, Olivia For Baby Names In 2014

Minnesota parents really liked Henry and Olivia for baby names in 2014.

Read More|Comment

police-lights
[

4 Arrested In Alleged Burglary Of Litchfield Church

Four people have been arrested for the alleged burglary of a church in Litchfield early Sunday morning.

Read More|Comment

ambulance11
[

Watkins Boy Hurt In Dirt Bike Crash

A Watkins boy was hurt after crashing his dirt bike into a tree this weekend.

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.